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    PNS Daily News - July 29, 20150 


    We’re covering stories from coast to coast, including; protests are planned today at the office of a Minnesota dentist accused of illegally killing a protected lion named Cecil during a big game hunt in Zimbabwe; and a bipartisan deal in the Senate will likely extend funding for a program supporters say is critical for protecting America public lands; and we report on Generation Z’s impact on the workplace.

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PHOTO: When school cafeterias close for summer, thousands of children across Colorado lose an important resource for nutrition. According to a new report from Hunger Free Colorado, the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer for Children program could remove most barriers between kids and food during summer vacation.

DENVER - Summertime means vacation for many kids, but when school cafeterias close, almost one in five children in Colorado become "food insecure" at risk of not having enough food. That's the conclusion of a report from Hunger Free Colorado, but there is a program designed to fill that hunger gap ...Read More

PHOTO: Dogs with canine flu may have a fever, runny nose, loss of appetite and lack of energy. Pet owners are encouraged to take their dog to the vet if it exhibits these symptoms. Photo credit: Jfellas/Morguefile.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Cases of canine flu have been confirmed in states surrounding Tennessee, including Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. While there are no confirmed cases in the Volunteer State, Dr. Melissa Kennedy of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine say ...Read More

PHOTO: Arturo Hernandez Garcia, whose case has become a symbol for millions of immigrants in the United States, is headed home from a church sanctuary setting after receiving a letter from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement saying he was not a priority for deportation. Photo courtesy of American Friends Service Committee.

DENVER - Colorado immigrant Arturo Hernandez Garcia was able to leave the "sanctuary" of a Denver Unitarian church on Tuesday. After months working with lawyers and activists, Garcia received a letter from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirming that he was not a priority for deportatio ...Read More

PHOTO: Alyssa Vangeli testifies in Boston on Tuesday for a measure that would protect patient confidentiality when accessing sensitive health services. Photo courtesy Health Care For All.

BOSTON - What you tell your doctor is private, but if you're a young adult in Massachusetts, sensitive information still could go to your parents if you are on their health insurance plan. State lawmakers heard testimony Tuesday on a measure that would protect confidential access to health informat ...Read More

PHOTO: Too many working poor families in Virginia haven't benefited from the economic recovery, and the latest Kids Count survey indicates that's affecting the well-being of children. Photo courtesy Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children.

RICHMOND, Va. – Children in Virginia are faring worse, and the state's ranking on key measures of caring for them has fallen, according to the latest Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT report. The annual survey found about 40,000 more Virginia children are living below the federal poverty l ...Read More

PHOTO: The path to success is becoming clearer for Minnesota's kids, as the state ranks number one in childhood well-being in the latest Kids Count report from the Annie. E. Casey Foundation. Minnesota was ranked fifth last year. This is the state's first number one ranking since 2007. Photo credit: PixDeluxe.

MINNEAPOLIS – After nearly a decade out of the top spot, Minnesota is once again the best in the nation when it comes to the overall well-being of children. The latest Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation has the state ranked number one, based on 16 indicators including econom ...Read More

PHOTO: Kentucky ranks 34th in the nation in overall child well-being, according to the 2015 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. – When it comes to child well-being, Kentucky is 34th in the nation according to an annual report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 2015 Kids Count Data Book, out today, finds that compared to the beginning of the recession in 2008, Kentucky has made improvements in 1 ...Read More

PHOTO: More than one in four West Virginia children lives in poverty, and a new Kids Count survey says their families have been passed up by the economic recovery. Photo courtesy Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia's children are faring worse, and the state's ranking on key measures of caring for them has fallen, according to the latest Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT report. The annual survey found 27 percent of West Virginia children live below the federal povert ...Read More

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