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PNS Daily Newscast - June 19, 2019 


President Trump kicks off his reelection campaign. Also on today's rundown: A Maryland clergyman testifies in Congress on reparations for slavery; and how a reinstated travel ban will affect cultural crossovers between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Archive: June 5, 2009

Richmond - A new study finds that only a little more than half of Virginia workers who voted to join a union were able to get that first contract with their employers. The data comes as Congress considers the Employee Free Choice Act, a measure that would lift barriers to securing labor contracts. T ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – Fewer Americans are dying from cancer, according to new information from the American Cancer Society, which released its annual Cancer Facts and Figures report for 2009. The death rate from cancer in the United States is lower than at any other time in the past 15 years, acco ...Read More

Charleston, WV – West Virginia building trades unions are applauding a new state law mandating drug and alcohol testing for workers in sensitive positions on larger public construction projects. The new rule follows a successful voluntary drug and alcohol testing program instituted for nearly ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ - Republican legislative leaders are proposing to end domestic partner benefits for Arizona state employees as part of a $3-billion budget reduction. Health insurance and other benefits would end in October, one year after they went into effect. Barbara McCullough-Jones, executive dire ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – Many North Dakotans speed by wilderness areas in their cars, missing out on the beautiful scenery that can be found along miles of hiking trails throughout the state. Doug Scott, executive director of the Campaign for America’s Wilderness, says National Trails Day on Sat ...Read More

Warren, PA - Saturday is National Trails Day, and environmentalists are urging Pennsylvanians to explore the state's many miles of hiking adventures and to remember that they represent more than just recreation. They say it's a chance to see a side of Pennsylvania residents may have forgotten about ...Read More

Albuquerque - Time is almost up for New Mexicans to dive into digital television without getting soaked. Most stations will be switching off their old analog television signals next week, so those without a digital TV, or a special converter box, could be left with static. The boxes were meant to be ...Read More

California's caregivers are now on the budget chopping block. Faced with a $24-billion state deficit, the governor wants part of his budget cuts to include in-home supportive services for all but the most-severely disabled. That’s on top of plans to cut the wages of caregivers and reduce Medi- ...Read More

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