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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: May 6, 2011

NEW YORK - Today, the Friday before Mother's Day, is Provider Appreciation Day - a day set aside to honor nearly 3 million early-child-care professionals across the nation who teach America's youngest students. Children don't "start" learning at age 5, says Jan Barbieri, executive director of the C ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As many farmers' markets across the state open for the season this weekend, more Minnesota families will have access to fresh, locally grown food. Several markets will now accept payment from the federal food support program, or "food stamps," thanks to a joint effort between state ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The teen pregnancy rate in Minnesota is now the lowest on record, according to a new report on adolescent sexual health. While girls from communities of color are still two to five times more likely than white girls to experience a teen pregnancy, rates have fallen for all groups. ...Read More

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Some business, community, religious and political leaders in greater Miami are joining the opposition to immigration legislation being considered in Tallahassee. Senate Bill 2040, a so-called "Arizona copycat immigration bill," passed 23-16 late Wednesday. The bill now is in the H ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - The number of births through Cesarean section has surged in the past decade, but women's health advocates say serious considerations remain. U.S. Cesarean births were up 72 percent from 1997 to 2008, according to the Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality. Reasons for the spi ...Read More

PHOENIX - Any Arizonan qualified for federal food assistance can get it - for now - but advocates say that would change under the budget proposed by U.S. House Republicans. The GOP budget would convert SNAP, the food stamp program, to a state block grant and cut its total funding by 20 percent. Ari ...Read More

MILES CITY, Mont. - Teacher Appreciation Week wraps up today in Montana and nationwide - a lesson in gratitude that often goes both ways. Students, parents and community members take time to salute educators for their dedication to children, and teachers share "thank yous" for those acts of kindness ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has the third-highest teen birth rate in the country, and the state holds the top spot in repeat teen births. Studies have shown that the public picks up a big portion of the tab for those pregnancies. A scientific consensus has emerged in the past few decades on what works - ...Read More

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