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    PNS Daily Newscast - Tuesday, May 24th, 20160 


    The head of security for the TSA has been removed from the job. Ten million dollars is going to help landscapes devastated by fire, and a new interactive map will let you know if you live near a park that's been treated with cancer causing herbicides.

Public News Service - Indiana

The National Education Association sent teachers from across the country to Washington, D.C., to ask senators to hold a hearing on President Obama's nomination for the U.S Supreme Court. (Patrick Chambers)

INDIANAPOLIS - In classrooms across the country, students learn about the role citizens play in democracy. And in about a dozen classrooms, they're hearing firsthand from their teachers, who got to go to Washington, D.C. They were selected for the trip by the National Education Association (NEA),...Read More

Public News Service - IN

Invading species are picked up in one port by freighters, cruise and cargo ships and then the ballast water is dumped into another port. (usbr.gov)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Great Lakes aren't normally a huge part of the nation's military footprint but there's a lot at stake for them in the defense spending bill under discussion in Congress. Last week the House voted for the National Defense Authorization Act, and one of the provisions in it r...Read More

Public News Service - IN

Parents are urged to use test strips to check water quality at public pools and water parks. (Virginia Carter)

INDIANAPOLIS - Healthy and Safe Swimming Week begins Monday, and in a new report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nationwide testing shows most public swimming areas had at least one violation, and one in eight had to be closed immediately. Dr. Michael Beach, the agency's associ...Read More

Public News Service - IN

About a quarter of Indiana's seniors live in a household with other family members, including children. (Virginia Carter)

INDIANAPOLIS - More than 7 million, or 40 percent, of seniors eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) have not applied, and the numbers are even lower in the Hoosier State. During Older Americans Month, the National Council on Aging has an effort under way to close the "SNA...Read More

Public News Service - IN

The coal industry's challenge to the Clean Power Plan will be heard in federal court in Washington on June 2. (morguefile.com)

INDIANAPOLIS – A few weeks from now, environmental groups will be going up against the coal industry in the U.S. District Court in Washington over President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which placed the first ever limits on heat trapping carbon dioxide pollution from power plants. The U....Read More

Public News Service - IN

Beekeepers in Indiana are being encouraged to use queen bees that have been bred to resist mites. (Bee Informed)

LAFONTAINE, Ind. - U.S. beekeepers have reported losing nearly 44 percent of their colonies over the last year, according to an annual report put together by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's "Bee Informed Partnership" in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors of America. According to the repo...Read More

Public News Service - IN

Advocates are pushing for a child-care tax credit based on family income that would let parents choose their own child-care facility. (Sierra Black)

INDIANAPOLIS - Wading through the paperwork involved in getting government help to pay for child care can be overwhelming to already overworked parents. A new report by the Center for American Progress looks at how difficult it can be for low-income families to navigate an underfunded child-care sup...Read More

Public News Service - IN

Indiana has three National Park Service units and more than two dozen state parks. (stateparks.com)

INDIANAPOLIS – As the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service nears, a coalition of civil rights and conservation groups is calling for public lands to be more inclusive over the next century. The coalition has started a petition urging President Barack Obama to issue an executive ord...Read More

Public News Service - IN

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