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    PNS Weekend Update - Saturday October 3, 20150 

    Today’s rundown highlights several stories including: Americans aboard a missing cargo ship in Hurricane Joaquin’s path; new details in Thursday’s deadly shooting rampage at an Oregon college; and the effectiveness of talk therapy found to be overrated.

Public News Service - New Hampshire

As the U.S. Senate prepares to debate the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, members of the New England Farmers Union say transparent labeling is in the best interest of both farmers and consumers. Courtesy: NEFU.

CONCORD, N.H. – It already passed the U.S. House, but there is no stopping the debate over whether the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act really does inform New England consumers about GMO food. Kate Snyder, director of membership and programs with the New England Farmers Union, says it's ha...Read More

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A delegation of Granite Staters traveled to Washington last week to drum up support for the EPA's Clean Power Plan. Included was a visit with Senator Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., who supports the plan. Courtesy: K. Roert

CONCORD, N.H. - It's no secret Congress has a budget battle brewing, and Granite Staters including a local brewer just delivered a message to lawmakers, don't mess with the Clean Power Plan. Peter Egelston, president of Smuttynose Brewery, was a member of the delegation that traveled to the nation...Read More

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The stock market's wild swings and record drop in August are being cited as reasons for Congress not to consider even partial privatization of Social Security. Credit: MarhsallN20/Wikimedia Commons

CONCORD, N.H. - Many Granite Staters will be keeping a watchful eye as the stock market gets back into action today and some say recent record drops in the market spotlight the dangers of even partially privatizing Social Security. William Anderson, president with Anderson Financial Services in Ca...Read More

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Granite Staters in a Life Reimagined Check-up at the Sweet Baby Vineyard in August. Check-ups are being offered in Manchester and Concord in September. Credit: AARP-NH

CONCORD, N.H. – As the final days of summer tick down, Granite Staters have an opportunity to spend the fall reimagining their lives in work and in pleasure. Sarah Kelsea, associate state director for outreach with AARP New Hampshire, says Life Reimagined workshops are a kind of check-up tha...Read More

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A new National Wildlife Federation report says climate change is stressing the nation's waterways and causing hot spots in Granite State rivers, brooks and streams that are too warm for fish such as eastern brook trout to survive. Photo credit: Eric Orff

CONCORD, N.H. - "Wildlife in Hot Water" is the headline of a new report on the nation's waterways and local experts say the warming of New Hampshire's rivers and streams is bad news for native brook trout. Tom Ives is the New Hampshire council chair for Trout Unlimited and says Eastern Brook Trou...Read More

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Death penalty opponents say last week's 4-3 decision abolishing the death penalty in Connecticut could impact the ongoing debate over capital punishment in New Hampshire. Credit: CA Corrections via Flckr

CONCORD, N.H. – The death penalty in Connecticut was just knocked down, and death penalty opponents say that ruling could have an impact on New Hampshire's ongoing debate over capital punishment. Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, says New Hampshire ha...Read More

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New Hampshire advocates say it only makes sense for Granite State voters to track the candidates when it comes to proposed changes to Social Security. Credit: Wikimedia CommonsSocial Security turns 80 on Friday, and last week came under fire during the Republican candidates' debate in Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. Recent polling in early primary states shows support for the program cuts across party lines. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.

CONCORD, N.H. - It's no secret that candidates for the Republican presidential nomination have to fight just to get onto the debate stage. Some candidates are proposing changes to Social Security, as - coincidentally - the program turns 80 today. It only makes sense for voters to keep track of the ...Read More

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Consumer watchdogs warn that the jury duty scam has resurfaced in New Hampshire as a means of stealing identities and money. Credit: Ken Lund/Wikimedia Commons

CONCORD, N.H. – Few people want their summer interrupted by a notice to report for jury duty, but it gets even worse when that notice is a fake designed to steal your identity and money. Retired FBI agent Bob Denz is a volunteer fraud-fighter with AARP New Hampshire. He says it's not unusual...Read More

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