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PNS Daily News - February 20, 2017 


We’re following several stories from around the nation including: a look at what to expect from the President’s revised immigration ban; Presidents Day rallies elevate calls for impeachment; and progress made in ensuring kids have a healthy start to the school day.

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Children's Issues

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – While legislation is moving through the General Assembly to make all public schools in the Bluegrass State tobacco free ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Anti-poverty advocates this month during African American History Month are shining the spotlight on hunger issues faced ...Read More
WACO, Texas -- Texas is among the top states in the country for public school participation in the national School Breakfast Program. The 2017 School ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition last year pushed legislation to address so-called food deserts in rural and urban ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new report suggests lead contamination is a serious and pervasive problem in Ohio schools, and calls for aggressive action to ...Read More
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- An Asheville mom had an unpleasant surprise this week when she called the Social Security Administration and discovered her ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Mich., a new report says lead in schools' drinking water is a pervasive problem &# ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Legislation aimed at addressing the disparities in how Kentucky treats minority youth is on the Senate Judiciary Committee's ...Read More
BOISE, Idaho -- As the halfway mark in this year's legislative session approaches, issues such as the state's surplus and tax cuts are making ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio has still not escaped the clutches of the opioid epidemic and some groups say its youngest victims often are forgotten ...Read More
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