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PNS Daily Newscast - August 26, 2019 


in Colorado 0fficials to consider overtime, and other worker protections. Plus; tobacco-free signs svailable to all KY schools .

2020Talks – August 26, 2019. (3 min.) 


Introducing a Mon.-Fri. newscast tracking the 2020 Elections, starting with Iowa, First in the Nation. Tea Party Republican Joe Walsh enters GOP race; Sen. Bernie Sanders explains what he means by "Democratic Socialism;" and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops his bid for the Democratic nomination.

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Archive: July 19, 2013

PHOTO: McDonald's taking some heat for issuing an ideal monthly budget for its minimum-wage employees. One analysis shows Wyomingites need about $61,000 a year for a family of four to cover basic expenses. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

CASPER, Wyo. – McDonald’s is taking some heat for issuing an ideal monthly budget for its minimum-wage employees. It's a budget that makes unrealistic assumptions, according to Dan Neal, executive director of the Equality State Policy Center. It adds money for a second job and doesn' ...Read More

PHOTO: Michael Perry and Russell Green are former inmates, now they work as mentors with the Friend of a Friend program. Photo Credit: AFSC/Bryan Vana

BALTIMORE – It's about turning lives full of chaos and violence into lives of hope and peace. The American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization, is trying to expand its Friend of a Friend mentorship program into more Maryland prisons, pairing inmates with men who can serve as rol ...Read More

PHOTO: As marriage equality gains momentum thanks to Supreme Court rulings, adoption by LGBT families and individuals lags behind. But advocates feel a corner has been turned. Courtesy HelpUsAdopt.org

PHOENIX – Two U.S. Supreme Court rulings have advanced the cause of marriage equality, and 12 states now allow same-sex marriage. But what about LGBT couples and individuals who want to adopt children? Ellen Kahn, director of Human Rights Campaign Family Project, says that too has opened u ...Read More

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, more than 9,000 children a year are treated in emergency rooms for lawn mower injuries, most of which occur in their own backyard.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lawn mowers will be buzzing throughout Ohio this weekend, and an expert says there are important safety measures parents should consider while cutting the grass. Dr. Junichi Tamai at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center says lawnmowers are powerful, dangerous tools ...Read More

Graphic: The Virginia Values Veteran program has committments from more than 100 certified businesses to hire more than 4,000 veterans. Graphic: V3

RICHMOND, Va. – The goal is to make Virginia the most veteran-friendly state in the nation. Nearly 2,500 veterans have gotten jobs in the first year of the Virginia Values Veterans or V-3 program, an initiative to offer incentives and training opportunities for businesses that hire veterans. ...Read More

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