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PNS Daily Newscast - June 26, 2019 


Mueller to testify in open session; migrant children returned to troubled detention center; plus ending the school-to-prison pipeline, and seeking justice for Native Americans killed at Wounded Knee.

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Archive: February 21, 2008

White Center, WA – Two areas of Washington have been chosen as recipients of a major influx of cash and expertise that will enable them to focus on opportunities for children from birth to age 5. White Center, a city of 32,000 just south of Seattle, will be the first to receive grants of more ...Read More

La Crosse, WI – They're "Down on the Organic Farm" in La Crosse, with the "Organic Farming Conference," which kicks off today and runs through this weekend. Thousands of farmers, researchers and consumers are gathering for a look at the latest innovations in sustainable agriculture. The line-u ...Read More

Northern Neck, VA - Virginia's small farmers say the latest federal Farm Bill would give the most help -- to folks who need it the least. The bill now being finalized in Congress would limit farm aid to growers with gross profits of more than $15,000 a year, but does not include an income cap. The ...Read More

Nashville, TN – The Volunteer State may have some explaining to do, before a federal judge. Tennesseans with disabilities, who won the legal right to voluntarily end their confinement in institutions, say the state is breaking promises and the law, by cutting services that help them to live on ...Read More

Portland, OR – Two groups that want to save salmon by removing dams on the Klamath River have filed a lawsuit against TriMet, the city bus company of Portland, for refusing to run their advertising. The ACLU of Oregon is representing the Karuk Tribe of California and Friends of the River Found ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – They're just cuts on paper, but they could sting far worse than paper cuts. A new report says President Bush's proposed 2009 budget includes $20 billion in cuts to domestic programs, at a time when states like Nevada can least afford it. The Silver State would lose more than ...Read More

Concord, NH - New Hampshire's faith community is speaking out against legislation that would expand gambling in the state, but not for the reasons people might assume. Chancellor Diane Murphy Quinlan, of the Catholic Diocese of Manchester, says the churches are more concerned with the consequences o ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – There's finally some good news about cancer. In its new report, the American Cancer Society(ACS) finds that overall mortality rates are declining. But Matt Flory, Minnesota ACS spokesman, says there's still more that can be done. "We have a national report that demonstrates tha ...Read More

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