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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: April 30, 2007

Thousands rallied in Boise Sunday to call for immigration reform. Families from around the state made the trip to talk about how the immigration system could be improved. They want a system that keeps families together, and an end to immigration raids. They believe the issue has come to a boiling po ...Read More

With the state House poised for a budget vote, some children's groups are giving their plan a thumbs-up when it comes to child care and pre-school funding. Katie Kelly with the Ohio Groundwork Campaign says the House budget will expand preschool funding to thousands more kids, help child care cent ...Read More

As Oregonians recognize the 39th anniversary of civil rights protections in the Fair Housing Act, people of color are still facing challenges in home ownership. Housing advocates say white and Asian-American families in Portland are at least 30 percent more likely to own a home than other families, ...Read More

A new report says there's a big economic boost when farmers convert their operations from conventional to organic crop production. The study found organic rotation farming produced 52 percent more sales revenue than conventional farming, and it almost doubled the income produced by a farmer's labo ...Read More

North Dakota legislators have gone home, and the Capitol is dark. Even though this session was the longest in state history, Don Morrison with the North Dakota Center for the Public Good says lawmakers missed some important opportunities, and he wants North Dakotans and their lawmakers to keep tho ...Read More

More than 340,000 children in Washington are unsupervised after school, and three middle-school students went to Congress last week to make sure our lawmakers know about it. After-school programs are funded mostly by federal dollars, but they've received less than 10 percent of what was budgeted un ...Read More

The most common health challenge for Iraq war veterans is one that is least recognized, according to a Morgantown Vet Center social worker. Jeremy Harris says it's Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and he's working to help small town health care centers recognize the symptoms and direct veterans to t ...Read More

Wisconsin farmers can make more money by producing things like cheese, hard cider, and bio-fuels than by selling raw commodities, and a federal grant can help them get new operations up and running. The USDA's "Value Added Grant" helps farmers start-up new production operations, grow specialty crop ...Read More

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