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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Archive: July 21, 2010

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - According to a new study from Families USA, nine out of ten West Virginia small businesses can receive a tax break on the cost of health insurance for their employees as a result of the federal law passed this spring. Perry Bryant, executive director of West Virginians for Affo ...Read More

BOSTON - The Social Security Act turned 75 last week - but at least one retired Massachusetts teacher hasn't been celebrating. Peggy Kane taught English at Medford High School for 35 years and her husband worked in the private sector - until, at age 52, he was diagnosed with cancer. "Previous to hi ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregonians who are homebound because of age or disabilities have been on the state budget roller-coaster this month. First, they were notified that in-home care services would be cut for about 16,000 people as part of the governor's mandatory budget-trimming. Now, members of the Legis ...Read More

CHICAGO - Some believe homelessness in Illinois could become an even greater problem if members of a Congressional committee fail to allocate sufficient funding for programs to help people keep roofs over their heads. Bob Palmer, policy director for Housing Action Illinois, says funding is needed f ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - This week, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland hosts a three-day conference for sexual health professionals from across the country to learn the latest about healthy sexual activity, as well as information about working with youth and enhancing diversity skills. Penny Dickey, chie ...Read More

NEW YORK - Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will breathe a little easier as 60 U.S. Senators took a cue from President Obama and, on Tuesday, broke a Republican filibuster against extending unemployment benefits for millions of Americans. James Parrott, chief economist for the Fiscal Policy Ins ...Read More

SEATTLE - The green power engine is gaining steam, according to a new study backed by the United Nations. It says renewable energy resources accounted for more than half of all new power-generating capacity built in 2009, both in the United States and Europe, and predicts renewables will continue to ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - TennCare's new dental benefits manager (DBM) will administer dental benefits to more than 730,000 children who are currently on the program. Kelly Gunderson, TennCare director of communication, says the tight state budget sent them looking for a way to save money while continuing ...Read More

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