PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, Oct 21st, 2016 

Stories making headlines today include: President Obama defends the Affordable Care Act and calls Donald Trump unfit for the presidency, ratings for the third and final debate between the two presidential candidates was the third largest in history, and a new report highlights the killings of Native Americans by police.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Changes to the Medicare Part B program, called the Medicare Part B Drug Demo, are designed to lower the expenses connected ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee state lawmakers who return to Nashville after the presidential election are expected to take up the issue of ...Read More
SEATTLE – Families and communities across the country today are marking Lights On Afterschool, the 17th annual event celebrating the role after- ...Read More
DENVER - Cutting-edge programs at work in Colorado show that reversing inequities in health and well-being is possible, according to a new report ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS – Life expectancy in the United States is now 78.8 years, much higher than when the Social Security program began in 1935. At ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. – Being a teen is tough enough, especially without a supportive adult around to offer guidance through life's challenges ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Consumer groups are praising the new rules on prepaid credit cards just released by the federal Consumer Financial ...Read More
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Hundreds of people who work to make sure every Minnesotan has a safe, affordable place to call home came together this week ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Federal SNAP benefits give thousands of Pennsylvania children the foundation they need to grow into healthy adults, a new ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. — In Oregon, the number of people living in poverty in 2015 exceeded the total population of the 17 counties east of the ...Read More
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