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    PNS Daily News - April 2, 20150 


    A variety of issues from coast to coast including; Arkansas lawmakers being sent back to the drawing board on their religious freedom bill; California clamps down on water usage, but neighboring states pass on restrictions; and Autism Awareness Month highlights the dangers of wandering.

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PHOTO: Online job listings show a mixed outlook for college graduates in New York, according to a new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Photo credit: Qi Le/Flickr

NEW YORK - Online job listings show a mixed outlook for college graduates in New York, according to a new report. The study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce used online job ads to check the health of college labor markets around the nation. Lead author and center d ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A study that for the first time looks at the employment trends in online job listings says increasingly, employers want people with specialized, and often technical, degrees. Image credit: Dan Heyman.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Online job listings show a 'good news, bad news' employment picture for Pennsylvania. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has crunched the data from online postings for its new study of U.S. job trends. Lead author Tony Carnevale says during the reces ...Read More

PHOTO: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has kicked off its new Tips From Former Smokers campaign, highlighting health effects beyond the heart and lungs. Photo credit: geralt/pixabay.com

BALTIMORE - Colon cancer, vision problems and myths about vaping - using e-cigarettes - are featured in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's new Tips From Former Smokers campaign. Smoking-related health damages beyond the heart and lungs are not well known although scientifically proven, ...Read More

PHOTO: Members of the Health Care For All HelpLine Team are working overtime assisting hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents who need to renew their Medicaid eligibility. With the deadline so close, those needing assistance are urged to head to their nearest community health center. Photo ourtesy: Health Care For All.

BOSTON - A critical deadline is at hand for hundreds of thousands in the Bay State to renew their coverage under the Medicaid program. Some already are past the deadline, but have a grace period until the end of the month. Anyone who got a letter in the mail at the start of the year notifying them ...Read More

PHOTO: New York is drawing more of its electricity from wind power than ever, but that trend could stop if the state abandons its renewable-energy targets this year. Photo credit: Jonathan Percy/CC.

NEW YORK - New York is drawing more of its electricity from wind power than ever, but that trend could stop if the state abandons its renewable-energy targets this year. The state's renewable-energy standard requires New York to get 30 percent of its electricity from sources such as wind and solar, ...Read More

PHOTO: A Department of Justice report that found a shooting a week by Philadelphia police shows problems that are part of a bigger picture, according to groups working to change law enforcement in the city. Photo courtesy of the ACLU of PA.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Justice Department report that found a high number of shootings by Philadelphia police confirms what critics have been saying, the American Civil Liberties Union says. According to the DOJ, Philadelphia police shot about one person a week for the past eight years - a much higher ...Read More

PHOTO: Hundreds of marine mammals are stranded on beaches in Massachusetts and around the country, and groups are asking Congress to restore critical funding to rescue them. Photo credit:  J. Cumes/Int'l. Fund for Animal Welfare

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass. – Hundreds of dolphins, seals and whales are stranded on beaches in the Bay State every year, but dwindling government support is making the job to save them extremely difficult for rescuers and scientists. Katie Moore is a marine mammal rescuer and scientist for the Inte ...Read More

PHOTO: Home health aides play a big support role for seniors who live at home. However, in New York, they're barred from performing many key nursing tasks. A proposal in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget would change that. Photo credit: Portaldelsur ES/CC

NEW YORK - Home health aides play a big role in providing support to seniors who live at home, but in New York they're barred from performing some key health care tasks. A proposal in Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget would change that, allowing home health aides to administer eyedrops, change catheter ...Read More

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