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PNS Daily Newscast - June 14, 2019 


Hundreds of companies urge Trump to resolve tariff dispute with China. Also on our Friday rundown: California moves closer to universal health coverage. Plus, new Gulf restoration projects – a decade after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Archive: November 4, 2008

Chicago, IL - More immigrant voices than ever will be heard in today's election. Immigration reform advocates are mobilizing record numbers of immigrants to get to the polls in order to build support for immigration reform. Joshua Hoyt, executive director of The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant ...Read More

Fargo, ND – North Dakota has been a red state for decades, but polls show the race is close enough that the state might switch to being a blue state. If it does, observers say much of the credit will belong to an all-volunteer grassroots organization. The Barack Obama campaign pulled its st ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Today is Election Day, and even those who have not yet registered may still be able to cast ballots, since recent changes in Iowa law now allow same-day voter registration. Amy Logsdon with Iowa Citizen Action Network says you can still go to the polls and have your vote cou ...Read More

California voters will decide today on Proposition 8, which would define marriage in the state and likely have a major impact on same-sex marriage across the nation. The race is the most expensive and many say the most controversial on the ballot. Yvette Martinez, political director for the "No on ...Read More

Concord, NH – Voting in New Hampshire might be more dangerous than most people realize. A study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" shows that people are 18% more likely to die in traffic accidents during polling hours on presidential election days, compared to other ...Read More

From hanging chads to missing absentee ballots and malfunctioning voting machines, Florida has repeatedly been in the national spotlight with its election errors. As election officials deal with an expected record-breaking voter turnout, a recent Common Cause report says Florida may not be ready to ...Read More

Philadelphia, PA - Pennsylvania voters need to stay on guard against election tricks. Mary Boyle with Common Cause says deceptive flyers are showing up around Pennsylvania communities that contain misinformation and scare tactics designed to keep people away from the polls today. She warns that the ...Read More

A study that links sexual content on television with increased teenage pregnancy shows TV can have a profound influence on the behavior and self-image of kids, according to a Minnesota teen advocate. Brigid Riley with the Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Prevention and Parenting says it's a "cal ...Read More

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