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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 - MI: Native American Issues

Michigan's Upper Peninsula has abundant mineral resources. More than a century of mining has created serious environmental contamination. Photo, courtesy NASA

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan's Upper Peninsula has a storied history of mining. From iron ore to gold, the mining legacy has left both positive and negative impacts on the region. But a new report says pollution caused by hard rock mining has disproportionately harmed Native American tribes.

LANSING, Mich. - The Violence Against Women Act has been renewed twice with bipartisan support since originally passed in 1994, but this year's reauthorization has become the object of an election year political battle. The Senate has approved a version of the bill that includes immigrants, Native A

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