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PNS Daily Newscast - February 16, 2018 


Florida lawmakers put a concealed weapons bill on hold; also on today's nationwide rundown, concern about Washington State sharing immigrant activist information with ICE agents; and romance scams on the rise.

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Archive: September 15, 2015

Could bad advice ruin your retirement? Advocates want to close a loophole they say is putting too many Missourians at risk. Credit: www.401kcalculator.org via flickr

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Today more people than ever invest for their retirement with 401-K or IRA plans, as opposed to traditional pensions, which is why financial experts want to make sure the law requires financial advisers are on your side. Jay Hardenbrook, associate state director for advocacy with ...Read More

Coloradans are among a group that traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to tell Congress the ski industry and public health could be at risk if the Clean Power Plan is not fully implemented. Credit: Zach Dischner/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - Congressional leaders returning to work last week were greeted by 50 business leaders, elected officials and public health experts from across the nation, all urging support for the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. Jill Ryan, a commissioner for Eagle County in the hear ...Read More

A Hudson Valley nonprofit partners with local farms to provide fresh, locally produced milk to schools in the Taconic Hills Central School District, but its ultimate goal is to produce more farmers as well. Credit: Matthew Green/freeimages.com

COPAKE, N.Y. - The founders of the New York nonprofit FarmOn! Foundation, say they're on a mission to bring fresh food from New York's farms to school lunch tables. Their "Milk Money Local Milk Initiative" provides what the group says is higher-quality milk from local farms to eight school distri ...Read More

In one recent year (2013), more people moved out of New York than any other state, according to a new report that has sparked a debate about the possible reasons. Credit: Linda DuBose/freeimages.com

NEW YORK - Nearly 115,000 people moved out of New York in 2013 – more than any other state that year – says a new report based on Internal Revenue Service data by the group Americans for Tax Reform. It has become fuel for those who argue high taxes and a hostile business environment ...Read More

Water-quality programs in the field reinforce classroom lessons for Pennsylvania kids. Courtesy: Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - School kids from 10 Pennsylvania counties are getting hands-on learning experiences in water quality. It's the 25th year of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Susquehanna Watershed Education Program. This year, sixth-through-12th graders from 19 different schools are spending a day ...Read More

Thousands of Syrians are displaced as a result of the country's civil war. Some are expected to arrive in Tennessee in the next few months. Credit: United Nations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee will likely receive some of the 10,000 Syrian refugees President Barack Obama says the U.S. will admit for resettlement over the next 12 months. The Tennessee Office for Refugees, based in Nashville, is waiting for more information on the families it will help reloca ...Read More

Zach Wolzich and 9-year-old daughter Samantha met with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to ask Congress to protect the carbon pollution limits in the EPA Clean Power Plan. Courtesy: Natural Resources Council of Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine - It almost sounds like the set-up for a joke – a doctor, an ice fisherman and his daughter walk into a Senate office – but it happened last week, and their topic was the serious issue of carbon pollution. The ice fisherman is Zach Wozich with the Sebago Lake Anglers As ...Read More

At 101, Kay Roberts still dresses up to read to students from the Cat in the Hat. After a half-century as an educator, she knows what makes a good teacher, and a good student. Courtesy: Massachusetts Teachers Assn.

BOSTON - If you want to know what makes a good teacher and a good student, you might want to ask someone with classroom experience. Now that she is 101 years of age, Kay Roberts has plenty of that. She started teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in Vermont in 1937, but it wasn't long before Kay Rob ...Read More

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