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    PNS Daily News - June 30, 20160 


    Among the stories on our nationwide rundown; holiday travelers brace for stepped up security at airports; Vermont's new GMO law changes labels in California and around the nation; and Yellowstone Park Rangers have some long holiday weekend advice.

Public News Service - Ohio

Research shows education or training beyond high school is required to get ahead in today's job market.(Pixabay)<br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio's high school graduation rate continues to improve, but a new study shows a high school diploma just isn't enough in the post-recession job market. According to the study from the Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, since the recession ended, ...Read More

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300 Ohio educators join thousands from around the nation in Washington, D.C., to talk education this week. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While Ohio's kids are enjoying a break from the books during the summer, educators are still on the job. Some teachers are getting more training or developing lesson plans and others are working to improve education policies. Becky Higgins, president of the Ohio Education Associat...Read More

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Pro-choice supporters say a Texas ruling is a victory for women's health.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Pro-choice advocates in Ohio are hailing a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that strikes down key parts of a Texas law that severely restricts how abortion clinics could operate. The ruling removes medical practice regulations placed on abortion clinics so restrictive that...Read More

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Japera Benson and Carol Whitmore work on Summer Meal Programs in Ohio. (Ohio Association of Foodbanks)

COLUMBUS, Ohio. - It's a hungry summer for some of Ohio's kids, as just a fraction of children who eat free or reduced priced meals during the school year are able to access federal Summer Food Service Program sites. Recent data shows that just 10 percent of eligible children in the state participa...Read More

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Ohio's immigrant community is denouncing the U.S. Supreme Court deadlock on immigration. (Brittany Hogan/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Some immigrants in Ohio and their supporters are joining others around the nation, denouncing the U.S. Supreme Court's new ruling on immigration policy. The four-to-four tie vote allows an appeals court decision to stand, blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions o...Read More

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Methane emissions from hydraulic fracturing operations contribute to climate change. (Joshua Doubek/Wikimedia)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Methane is a potent greenhouse gas leaked by hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas production. And a new report from the Center for American Progress pinpoints the who's who of methane pollution in Ohio and throughout the Appalachian Basin. The Center says 11 companie...Read More

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Ohio's child poverty rate of 23 percent has worsened since 2008. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The basic needs of Ohio's children are not being met, according to the 2016 Kids Count Data Book. The data released Tuesday ranked Ohio 26th for overall child well-being, the first time in four years the state has landed in the bottom half of states. Dawn Wallace-Pascoe, director ...Read More

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New research shows full-time working women in Northeast Ohio earn about 75 percent of what men earn. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- New research indicates that years after it ended, the effects of the Great Recession continue to ripple through Ohio's workforce. An examination by the Center for Community Solutions on workforce characteristics in Northeast Ohio showed continued differences in unemployment rates...Read More

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