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PNS Daily Newscast - July 23, 2019 


A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Archive: October 8, 2007

Wyoming's South Pass is still covered with well-worn horse paths and wagon ruts from Native American, Oregon, Mormon, Pioneer and Pony Express trails, and a local group wants to make sure development doesn't hitch a ride on the track. Barbara Dobos with the Alliance for Historic Wyoming says althoug ...Read More

Casper, WY - Insurance companies and the Governor give kudos to the public-private partnership that insures low-income children in Wyoming. However, the state's Congressional delegation still decided to back President Bush's veto of a plan to extend Wyoming's "Kid Care CHIP" plan, along with all oth ...Read More

Boise, ID – Idaho's persistent low unemployment rate may be a great reason for businesses to take a closer look at thousands of untapped workers. They are Idahoans with disabilities who have been looking for jobs, sometimes for years, but being turned down -- perhaps because of concerns about ...Read More

Pierre SD – Smoke-free advocates in South Dakota are watching how a week-old indoor smoking ban in Minnesota will succeed in ending exposure to second-hand smoke. Minnesota became the 17th to enact a statewide ban on smoking in bars and restaurants last week when the "Freedom to Breathe Act" b ...Read More

Flu season officially kicks off this month, which will send an estimated 200,000 sufferers to the hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, flu vaccine shortages in previous years are being blamed for the reluctance of Californians between ages 50 and 64 to roll ...Read More

Portland, OR - AARP CEO Bill Novelli is in Oregon to help kick off the "Divided We Fail" campaign. It's an effort to join businesses, labor groups and consumers to fight for healthcare and economic security reforms. Novelli says the American public is very worried about what it sees as a broken heal ...Read More

Denver, CO – Colorado children's health advocates say protests and persuasion aren't likely to win over the two-dozen U.S. Congressional representatives whose votes are necessary to override President Bush's veto of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP). At the Colorado Childr ...Read More

Natick, MA – October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time to remember that people with disabilities struggle to find employment nationwide. The latest statistics from the National Organization on Disability show the unemployment rate for disabled people is over twice as hi ...Read More

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