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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 - MT: Housing/Homelessness

Native Americans make up about 6.5 percent of Montana's population. (EWULibraries/flickr)

BILLINGS, Mont. – With two months left before Election Day, one group is encouraging Montana's Native American population to register to vote. The social justice group Western Native Voice is organizing for the upcoming election, often traveling long distances across the Treasure State. Bu

HELENA, Mont. - Thirty-seven names will be read today at events in Helena, Billings and Kalispell for Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. That's how many Montanans died in the past year because of issues related to homelessness - the highest number since the day was first commemorated in the state. She

HELENA, Mont. - With real estate values still low in most of the country, a new investment device has surfaced - and a coalition of consumer groups and real estate industry organizations is sounding an alarm. "Private transfer fee covenants" are being placed on homes by investors and developers. The

Helena, MT - While Montana school children kick off their Christmas vacation this week, there are some kids who have yet to go back to class after last year's winter break. According to the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), only about half the schools in the area ravaged by Hurricane Katrina have reo

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