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PNS Daily News - September 18, 2019 


President Trump visits California, targeting its homelessness crisis and environmental protections; and Tennessee is a top destination for out-of-state women seeking abortions.

2020Talks - September 18, 2019. (3 min.)  


Interfaith Alliance's Connie Ryan and Family Leader's Bob Vander Plaats on their differing views of religion's role in politics; and former Rep. Mark Sanford confers with cardboard cutout of President Trump.

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Archive: March 17, 2009

Nashville, TN – Tennessee has gone to the head of the class when it comes to high school graduation rates. A report by Johns Hopkins University says Tennessee showed the most improvement of any state in the percentage of students who graduated from high school between 2002 and 2006. Jerry Wi ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – The merger of an Ohio Jewish Community Center with a YMCA shares the top prize in a contest sponsored by the Phoenix-based Lodestar Foundation. The competition's purpose is to recognize non-profit groups who get the most out of scarce dollars through efficiencies resulting from c ...Read More

Charleston, WV - People in the area of Prenter in Boone County haven't been able to drink from their wells since they started going bad six years ago, but help could be on the way. The executive director of the Community Lutheran Partners youth group, Sarah Soltow, says the water is contaminated wit ...Read More

Fargo, ND – North Dakota farmers and ranchers have fared better than most during this economic downturn, so they are giving back to the community by shoring up local food banks with Wednesday's "Sharing the Harvest" event across the state. Amber Hill with the North Dakota Farmers Union says t ...Read More

Albany, NY — As things stand now, funding for child care for working families has yet to be spelled out in the state budget, and that could mean big trouble for New Yorkers who depend on that help. Jan Barbieri, executive director of the Child Care Council of Nassau, says the state's economy d ...Read More

Santa Fe - Time is running out on a bill that would abolish the death penalty in New Mexico. The measure passed the legislature last week and Governor Bill Richardson is expected to announce today his decision whether or not to sign it into law. If he does, it would make the state only the second ...Read More

Lansing, MI - By its name alone, the Michigan Consumer Protection Act would seem to do just that - protect consumers. However, one state representative says it doesn't protect anyone at all. The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 1999 case, narrowly interpreted the law to mean that any regulated business ...Read More

Chicago, IL – Adopt a moral state budget: That's the message of a letter delivered to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn from some of the state's top religious leaders, as Quinn prepares to present his state spending plan this week. They say local human service programs need to be protected from cuts ...Read More

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