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    PNS Weekend Update - October 10, 20150 

    Our news highlights a variety of topics including: a legal push to get the EPA to finally regulate oil and gas waste and NASA maps out its “Journey to Mars.”


Local farmers, food entrepreneurs and investors are gathering in Carbondale this weekend to "bring money back down to earth." Credit: Deyan Georgiev/iStockphoto.

DENVER – Slow Money, a grassroots effort to help bring more local food from farm to table, is holding its first Colorado conference this weekend in Carbondale. Slow Money founder Woody Tasche cites the "slow food" movement as inspiration, which began in Italy after the first McDonald's outlet ...Read More

More than 500 people have signed up for a group "selfie" with a "Refugees Welcome" banner on the Idaho Statehouse steps Saturday. Credit: Joshua Wiese.

BOISE, Idaho - Refugees are a top news headline around the world, as well as here at home, with debate over resettlement programs and the thought-to-be accidental fire that destroyed the Boise International Market. Two Boiseans have organized a gathering on the Idaho Statehouse steps for Saturday, ...Read More

Volunteers at the National Mall will pack one million meals for the hungry. Credit: USDA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An army of volunteers, including a busload from Baltimore, will fill the National Mall tomorrow to prepare one million meals for the Capital Area Food Bank. It's an AARP project for A Celebration of Service, with many of the meals going to seniors, veterans and first responders ...Read More

Volunteering can take as little as 5 minutes to make a difference for the National Day of Service and Remembrance on Sept. 11. Credit: USDA Food and Nutrition Service.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Five minutes or five hours, it all can make a difference on the National Day of Service and Remembrance on Sept. 11 - this Friday. It's a day for people to volunteer time, resources or talents to a project that means something to them. Lou Tobian, associate state director ...Read More

A new report on hunger in the Philadelphia area finds that emergency food providers are challenged to keep up with the growing demand. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

PHILADELPHIA - Over the past year in Philadelphia one in four people faced times when he or she did not know where to find a next meal. Tom Mahon, communications manager with the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, says that's one of the findings from the organization's survey of the re ...Read More

Patient with health provider. Credit: Colorado Community Health Network.

DENVER - Reinforcements in the battle against cervical cancer are on their way for women at risk in Colorado. The Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) has been awarded $150,000 to launch a pilot project to improve screening rates at clinics. The federal government recently changed guidelines f ...Read More

PHOTO: The annual Women Powering Change expo in Denver brings more than 100 state and national organizations together to discuss their work advancing issues like sustainability, social justice and gender empowerment. Image credit: Stuart Jenner.

DENVER – More than 1,000 attendees are expected at today's Women Powering Change expo in Denver. The event, which began as a small backyard gathering in 2013, now showcases the work of more than 100 advocacy organizations across Colorado and the U.S. Lauren Casteel, president and CEO with th ...Read More

Ken Ross of the Michigan Credit Union League presents a check to Sparrow Children's Center, representing the League's fund-raising efforts for Michigan's four CMN hospitals. Courtesy of John Foren.

LANSING, Mich. – Each year, tens of thousands of premature babies, sick children, and their parents find solace and treatment at Children's Miracle Network hospitals. That care is made possible, in part, by contributions from credit unions in Michigan. Sparrow Children's Center in Lansing is ...Read More

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