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PNS Weekend Newscast - December 10t, 2016 


Here's what's happening this weekend: There will not be a government shut down, the Senate has passed a stop gap spending bill, President Obama wants to know who's behind the hacking during the presidential election, and a state that still allows spanking in schools is getting some ideas of a better way to discipline kids.

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Teachers are asking New York state to create a new stream of aid to public schools specifically for English language learners ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Volunteers are needed to help with the annual census of homelessness in Connecticut next month. On Jan. 24, people will fan ...Read More
JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. – Where children live, their families' income and their race impact their chance to thrive, according to a new report card ...Read More
DENVER – Many children in Colorado are at a high risk for lead poisoning, but aren't being tested, according to analysis by The Colorado Trust ...Read More
LAS VEGAS — More than a thousand Nevada attorneys gave a total of 25,000 hours of legal work free of charge in 2016, and on Friday, December 9 ...Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – More Kentuckians are getting preventive health screenings, and a new study shows Medicaid expansion is a big reason why ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Advocates for Texas' homeless population are celebrating a federal report showing a significant reduction in the number of ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – As thousands of low-wage workers staged strikes and protests in cities across the country, a new report shows the fight for a ...Read More
NEW YORK – An annual survey of demand at soup kitchens and food pantries across New York finds food insecurity has increased, including among ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. – In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to modernize its Lifeline program, which offers lower-income ...Read More
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