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PNS Daily Newscast - July 15, 2019 


AOC, Trump battle on Twitter over being native born. Also on our Monday rundown: Democratic hopefuls share views in five Iowa cities. Plus, efforts to control stormwater pollution are paying off for Puget Sound.

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In Iowa, the daily school commute has returned, causing a major increase in traffic. City planners across the state are designing neighborhoods where kids can walk to school instead of relying on the family car. Iowa City Planner Karen Howard says her community has just passed a zoning ordinance t ...Read More

Today in Iowa, the Lance Armstrong Foundation is hosting the first-ever presidential forum dealing strictly with the issue of fighting cancer. Dan Smith, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, says the forum is a chance to take an up close look at the candidates and how the ...Read More

This week, most Washington kids head back to school and parents must prepare for those worrisome hours after classes are over for the day. Almost one-third of the children in Washington are home alone until adults get off work, which means 347,000 unsupervised kids. Randy Komatsu of Seattle has t ...Read More

Over the weekend, Americans celebrated Women’s Equality Day and the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. However, as the nation enters its 88th year of female suffrage, women’s advocates say the gender gap still dominates American life. Marcia Green ...Read More

New research from the American Heart Association finds that people with early warning signs of diabetes, those having trouble metabolizing glucose, have more than double the risk of death from heart disease. Jenna Johnson is the manager of the Diabetes Center and Cardiac Rehab for Merit Care. She ...Read More

A bill meant to reduce suicide among seniors faces an uncertain fate in Congress. Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced the "Stop Senior Suicide Act" in June, but it has attracted few co-sponsors in the Senate, including none from New Hampshire. Dr. Betty Welsh of the geriatrics program at Elliot ...Read More

Hurricane Katrina hit two years ago this week and many of the more than 13,000 who came to Tennessee to flee the aftermath are feeling “forgotten.” Angela Glover Blackwell with PolicyLink says most want to return home, but housing, jobs, and schools still aren’t in place for a dis ...Read More

Hurricane Katrina hit two years ago this week and it’s estimated that at least 300,000 people are still living elsewhere after fleeing the storm zone, including at least 1,000 families in California. Angela Glover Blackwell with PolicyLink says most want to return home, but feel they’ve ...Read More

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