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PNS Daily Newscast - January 19, 2018 


It will be up to the U.S. Senate today to take the next step, if a government shutdown is to be averted; also in focus on our Friday rundown, President Trump extends Religious-Refusal Protections to health providers; and, we will tell you about a 15 year old in North Carolina who just formed a Political Action Committee.

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Public News Service - FL: Philanthropy

New and gently used business attire can be donated and picked up via smartphone on March 1. (jdurham/morguefile)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - You might be familiar with using your smartphone to get a lift from a car service, but how about using it to help give others a lift up? That's the premise of a service project taking shape at the state Capitol. The goal of "Suits for Session" is to collect new and gently-used

The Florida-based Knight Foundation, established by newspaper owners John and James Knight in 1940, lacks clear goals, according to a new report. (Caprisco/morguefile)

MIAMI, Fla. - The Miami-based Knight Foundation is one of the best-known names in the world of philanthropy, but a new report questions whether its overall strategy is doing the most good, particularly in lifting up those who are underserved. Lisa Ranghelli, director of foundation assessment with t

MIAMI, Fla. - Flooding in northern Florida, record-breaking cold temperatures across the state resulting in crop losses, water scarcity -- all are signs of what scientists call "climate change," and they are mobilizing women to organize to work toward global solutions. Oxfam America recently gathere

MIAMI, Fla. - Emergency management workers from across Florida are being dispatched to assist in recovery efforts in Haiti after the massive earthquake Tuesday in the island nation, and humanitarian aid groups hope Florida residents will dig deep to help the people of Haiti. The devastation in Hai

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