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PNS Daily Newscast - July 17, 2019 


The House votes to condemn President Trump’s attacks on women of color in Congress as racist. Also on our Wednesday rundown: A new report forecasts big losses for some states if the ACA is repealed. And a corporate call to flex muscle to close the gender pay gap.

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Archive: August 6, 2007

Gov. Spitzer is facing the wrath of welfare reformers and state legislators. The dispute was sparked by his last-minute veto of a bill that would have provided job training and referrals for moms receiving public assistance, targeted toward better-paying jobs that are traditionally male dominated. ...Read More

With the rise of technology, many predicted that libraries were on their way to extinction. But there was an unexpected plot twist to the library story in Massachusetts, and it turns out they're serving the community more than ever. Over the past ten years, total statewide circulation rose 25 perc ...Read More

After a rocky road, a law limiting damages in consumer liability lawsuits is now in effect in Ohio. The State Supreme Court voided the veto issued by Gov. Strickland on his first day on the job. Bill Faith with the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio says it's ironic that the law comes i ...Read More

Pencils, paper and backpacks are just the beginning of the back-to-school routine for thousands of Tennessee parents of students with disabilities. Holly Lu Conant Rees with the Tennessee Disability Coalition on Education says while most parents are choosing school supplies, parents of children with ...Read More

A West Virginia lottery winner is on the losing end of a new ruling in a labor dispute. Construction company owner Jack Whitaker has been in the news many times since winning the Powerball jackpot in 2002. In a new ruling, the National Labor Relations Board found that Whitaker's company violated f ...Read More

North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park is honored as one of the best three parks for natural history, in the new Fodor's Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West. But park advocates say a proposed coal power plant could put a dark cloud over the park's future. Of the half million ...Read More

As investigators try to track down the cause of the bridge collapse in Minneapolis, state lawmakers and others are turning to the question of how to prevent future disasters. Eliot Seide leads the union that represents many of the state's inspectors and medical workers. He says the tragedy sends a ...Read More

A majority of the South Dakotans who lack health insurance are finding care through the state's 27 Community Health Centers. The centers provide critical primary care, and they're not unique to South Dakota. A new study shows the nation's Community Health Centers are providing service to more than ...Read More

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