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    PNS Daily News - February 10, 20160 


    Voters in New Hampshire turnout in force for outsiders Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump; also on today’s nationwide rundown; the Supreme Court puts the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan on hold; a New York push for healthcare for undocumented immigrants; and it’s National Young Voter Month.

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New research shows that gut bacteria and other microbes influence mate selection as well as other parts of our biology. (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

PORTLAND, Ore. – New research shows microbes in our body will help pick our sweethearts for Valentine's Day this weekend, though exactly how our bacteria play cupid isn’t clear yet. Dr. William Miller, author of "The Microcosm Within," says two studies prove falling in love is a matter ...Read More

Supporters of the arts in Kentucky say proposed budget cuts will energize their advocacy for the importance the arts play in the future of their hometowns. (Greg Stotelmyer)

FRANKFORT, Ky. - New Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin proposes deep spending cuts for many state agencies, including those in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet. In the days leading up to the governor's State of the Commonwealth Address, rumors circulated that Bevin would eliminate funding to the Kent ...Read More

Ahead of the 51st anniversary of the voting rights marches in Selma, Ala., an interfaith group is celebrating the works of the "Sisters of Selma" in Minneapolis. (iStockphoto)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Now that we're in the final weeks of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights marches in Selma, Alabama, a group of Minnesota interfaith leaders is celebrating the public justice works of a Midwest nun who was there. The Joint Religious Legislative Coalition is hosting a viewi ...Read More

The National Wildlife Federation is urging Americans to buy a Federal Duck Stamp to show solidarity with National Wildlife Refuges.

DENVER - As the standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon continues, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is urging Americans to buy Federal Duck Stamps to show their support for protecting wildlife habitat on public lands. Aaron Kindle, NWF Western Sportsmen's campaign manager, ...Read More

Mor Aframian (center) graduated from college with advanced degrees and $75,000 in debt. She's pictured here at the Redress Raleigh Fashion Show, which she co-founded while a student.

RALEIGH, N. C. – An estimated 60 percent of North Carolina ZIP Codes have high rates of student loan delinquency, according to a report from the Center for American Progress. The organization mapped debt by ZIP Code and found many counties in the state have high debt rates, most in rural area ...Read More

The Burns Paiute Tribe holds a Wednesday news conference to voice their concerns about the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. (Burns Paiute Tribe)

BURNS, Ore. - Anti-government protesters occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns may be getting the lion's share of publicity, but residents of Harney County are making some efforts to amplify their voices as well. Petitions are circulating among the locals requesting that the ar ...Read More

About half of a person's potential to be happy is genetic, but research says anyone can learn to adjust their outlook for a more positive attitude. (PenMac/morguefile)

SEATTLE – To make “Happy New Year” a reality instead of just a pleasantry, there's scientific research that can point anyone in the direction of a happier life. Some of the tips are common sense – getting enough sleep, exercise and outdoor time, and making time to help othe ...Read More

Immigrant-owned businesses are helping revive some Ohio neighborhoods. (Kailey Sherrick)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time of controversy for refugees in the U.S., a story of acceptance in an Ohio community is coming to light. The narrative of Bhutanese grocer Naresh Subba is featured in Belt Magazine. He arrived on a student visa in 2002 and four years later, helped his family, friends and ...Read More

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