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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 United States and Cuba.

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Archive: April 8, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Projected state spending on health care and social services would be cut by $1.7 billion in the next two years under a bill passed Thursday by the Minnesota House of Representatives. The bill makes at least $334 million in cuts to programs and services for the disabled, not includ ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona Sen. John McCain's old aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Forrestal, now is to be recycled instead of being scuttled at sea. The U.S. Navy says three other carriers also will be recycled instead of dumping them in the ocean to create artificial reefs. Colby Self, Green Ship Recycling Ca ...Read More

NEW YORK - Cathie Black has resigned as New York City Schools chancellor. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who appointed the former Hearst Magazines editor to head the state's largest school system late last year, had urged her to step down and said he took full responsibility for "the fact that this has n ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Three bills introduced by the Oregon delegation in Congress on Thursday take another run at giving additional protection to several pristine and unusual areas of the state. The legislation would designate the Devil's Staircase in the Coast Range as wilderness, add acreage to Oregon ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Sonya Bailey spent 16 years unable to walk, talk or feed herself because of injuries at the hand of her husband. But Bailey's case marked an important change in domestic-violence law. Bailey died this winter. Her abuser remains in prison thanks to a federal law that was new at t ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - The legislative session may be over, but AARP Idaho says the job has just begun in promoting issues important to older residents. AARP Idaho labeled 2011 a "disappointing year." The 50-plus set had lobbied hard for exploration of new revenue, touting surveys that showed strong suppor ...Read More

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