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PNS Weekend Update - July 23, 2016 


On this weekend’s rundown, we’re looking at stories from around the country: A shooting near a shopping mall in Munich leaves several people dead and many hurt; Hillary Clinton has picked her running mate ahead of the Democratic National Convention; and we’ve got an update on a move to help some of the country’s most vulnerable kids.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois voters like labor unions, but generally find Governor Bruce Rauner's approach to labor negotiations to be unfavorable ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. - Demanding $15 an hour and better working conditions, employees struck a Richmond McDonald's franchise yesterday. McDonald's employee ...Read More
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Reforming entitlement programs is a contentious topic, and most public officials don't want to go near what some call the ...Read More
BEREA, Ky. - Two summers ago, six farmers' markets in Kentucky were participating in cost-sharing support programs organized by the Community Farm ...Read More
CLEVELAND – While unifying the GOP is on the agenda inside Quicken Loans Arena, ending poverty is the focus for thousands outside the ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - 341 California Republicans, delegates and alternates, are in Cleveland for the start of the Republican National Convention ...Read More
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Counting how many children come from low-income families is one factor in distributing funds to schools. To do that count ...Read More
BALTIMORE – As the November election draws closer, advocates for working families across the nation are trying to get the word out about how ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A bill in Congress could cut a program West Virginia has used to dramatically increase the number of students eating ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Two bills to renew childhood nutrition programs are being debated by Congress, and advocates say if they are approved, it could ...Read More
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