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PNS Daily Newscast - March 30, 2017 


Featured on today’s rundown; LGBTQ Americans excluded from the 2020 Census; we take a look at how Trump’s energy policies could hurt the sector’s biggest jobs creator; plus how overturning online privacy rules may especially impact immigrants.

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Public News Service - OH: Civic Engagement

A new poll suggests that during the 2016 presidential election, many Ohioans were voted against the candidate they didnít like, rather than voting for a candidate of choice. (David Mulder/Flickr)

BEREA, Ohio – It's been just over two months since President Donald Trump took office and a new survey reveals a wide political divide in Ohio on many issues. Motivated by Trump's surprise win in November, a faculty-student research polling project at Baldwin Wallace University probes the view

Immigrant advocate groups urge Ohioans to support the immigrant community and refugees, no matter what their status. (Fibonacci Blue/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Young immigrants and their allies in Ohio are nervously anticipating President Trump's next move on immigration policy. Last week the president signed several executive orders impacting immigrants and refugees but did not act on a promise to end the Deferred Action for Child

The Ohio Benefit Bank helps nearly 35,000 families file their income-tax returns each year. (Ohio Assn. of Foodbanks)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Tax time is here, but not all Ohioans have the knowledge or will to prepare their own income-tax returns, or the money to pay a professional. Some might qualify for free tax-prep services through The Ohio Benefit Bank. The program connects taxpayers to certified counselors who can

Those who struggle to find peace during divided times can find community with others.<br />(Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The United States begins 2017 somewhat divided with emotions still running high over the realities of the Trump presidency. But an Ohio faith leader is encouraging those in despair to turn it into action. Howard Tolley, former director of Unitarian Universalist Justice Ohio,

Millennials make up about one-third of Americans eligible to vote. (Steven Depolo/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Election Day has finally arrived, and a national children's leader is urging Ohio's youngest voters to get to the polls today. Children's Defense Fund founder, president and national civil rights leader Marian Wright Edelman, has made stops in Ohio and other states over the pa

More than 1 million voters in Ohio already have cast a ballot in the November election. (kafka4prez/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Secretary of State’s Office is assuring Ohioans that it's easy to vote and hard to cheat despite recent concerns highlighted in the media about voter security. And Ohioans can vote early in person or by absentee ballot up until Nov. 8, or at the polls on Elect

An estimated 2 million Ohio voters have been purged from the rolls since 2011. (Kristin Wolff/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With just 21 days until the November election, tens of thousands of Ohio voters' registrations are in limbo. A federal court recently ruled the purge of names from the voting rolls was in violation of the Voting Rights Act. And last week, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted

So far, almost 960,000 Ohioans have requested absentee ballots for the November election. (M. Kuhlman)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are just four weeks left before the November 8th election and today is the last opportunity to register to vote in Ohio. Ohioans can download and print a voter registration form from the Ohio Secretary of State's website at MyOhioVote.com, where voters can also check to

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