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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: July 10, 2008

Miami, FL - The mortgage crisis has affected those of all incomes and ethnicities, but African Americans and Latinos have been most likely to lose their homes, according to an analysis from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. The report's author, Jim Carr, says the prediction two years ag ...Read More

Pierre, SD - The No Child Left Behind Act, and the compliance demands it imposes on schools, was the center of attention at this year's National Education Association convention, which just concluded in Washington, D.C. Donna DeKraai with the South Dakota Education Association says a major concern f ...Read More

Springfield, IL - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is going high tech when it comes to treating cancer and working on the search for a cure. The $21 million SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute opens today, thanks in part to a $10 million donation from the law firm of SimmonsCooper. Attorne ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - Researchers have long known the health dangers associated with exposure to lead. It was banned 30 years ago as an additive in paint, and more recently removed from gasoline and other materials. However, there are thousands of facilities around the country, including some in Iowa, th ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Minnesota's veterans who are also union members say they want to make sure their voices are heard during this year's election. Diane O'Brien with the AFL-CIO says the union will meet later today to form a statewide vet-labor council. She says they'll work on plans to help elect candid ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - They're running to the defense of cleaner, more efficient cars for New Mexico. More than a dozen environmental, public health and consumer groups have asked a federal court to let them help defend the state's "Clean Car" standards, which were adopted last year. Environment New Me ...Read More

Coulee Dam, WA – As educators try to push math and science scores higher, today is being set aside as national "Summer Learning Day" to call attention to programs that keep learning skills sharp. Mary Shilling runs the Sharp Kids Summer Learning Program in Coulee Dam - she says these programs ...Read More

Casper, WY – It’s a big race, and some folks in the state want to be sure the smallest don’t get left behind. The six Wyomingites running for a seat in Congress are facing questions tonight at a candidate forum in Casper. Deanna Frey with the Wyoming Children’s Action Allianc ...Read More

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