PNS Daily Newscast - June 18, 2018 

First Lady Melania Trump makes a statement against separating kids from parents. Also on the Monday rundown: Anti-hunger advocates applaud the newest Farm Bill; plus diaper duty an economic burden for 1-in-3 families.

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Archive: June 15, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. - Funding non-emergency dental care for low-income adults may not seem like a priority for cash-strapped Connecticut, but anyone who's ever had a toothache knows how painful it is and dentists know how soon one can turn into an emergency if left untreated, an expense that's often foo ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - It's report card time, not just for school children, but also for lawmakers in Wisconsin on dealing with conservation issues. The Conservation Scorecard report, released by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters today, carries some good grades and some challenges. The report say ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA - People who can set the tap water from their faucets on fire are just one of the frightening features of a new television documentary on the potential dangers of natural gas drilling. After rejecting an offer of tens of thousands of dollars by a gas company to drill on his land in Mil ...Read More

CLACKAMAS, Ore. - Arizona has been making most of the immigration-related headlines, but today, an Oregon protest calls attention to Latinos' concerns about a federal program that joins local and national law enforcement. Clackamas, Marion and Multnomah Counties are part of the national "Secure Com ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - With about a quarter of North Dakota's children ages 10 to 17 overweight, getting a nutritious school meal is critical. Two-thirds of school children get about one-third of their total calories from a lunch through the National School Lunch Program, and that food travels on average ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - This year there has been a doubling in the number of beginning farmers that have become members of Practical Farmers of Iowa. Luke Gran, the Next Generation coordinator for Practical Farmers, says the surge can be credited to more young people discovering a niche market where they ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Earlier this year Congress passed and the President signed sweeping health care legislation. Since then, average Iowans have been wondering just what it means for them. Virginia Wolking with the Center for Rural Affairs says her organization is sponsoring two workshops this mo ...Read More

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Leading scientists, environmentalists, journalists and tourism specialists are holding a community forum on the oil spill tonight at St. Petersburg's Palladium Theater. The agenda includes the latest news on efforts to cap the gushing oil, the spill's impact on Florida's econo ...Read More

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