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PNS Daily News - May 22, 2017 


Today’s news highlights several issues: a new era in U.S. – Arab relations? The Catholic church commits to major fossil fuel divestment before G-7 meetings. And some farmers are accused of using immigration threats to discourage legal claims.

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Human Rights/Racial Justice

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 14 percent of Ohioans live in poverty – a situation that new research suggests could be avoided for some if ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Redistricting designed to favor a political party has skewed election results in many states, and a new report says Pennsylvania is ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Advocates for immigrants are promoting the idea of making California a "sanctuary state," with a big rally this morning on the ...Read More
DURHAM, N.C. – This Mother's Day, a lucky group of North Carolina mothers are getting the gift of time with their children. On Thursday in ...Read More
REDMOND, Wash. – In recent years, groups that represent marginalized communities have given Mother's Day a makeover. "Mamas Day" was started in ...Read More
PITTSBURGH – A recent court ruling means schools will have to change a practice that has led to mandatory expulsion of students. The case ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – A recent history of the United States' changing racial demographics might be best viewed from space. That's the approach ...Read More
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A report on transgender student policies in American schools by a conservative think tank is being taken to task by experts ...Read More
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Today is the National Day of Prayer, and LGBTQ groups are bracing for an executive order President Trump is expected to sign ...Read More
LINCOLN, Neb. – About 7,000 people live, work and pay taxes in Nebraska, but aren't eligible to vote in elections. That's because under current ...Read More
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