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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: January 21, 2014

PHOTO: Betty Fornel of Monument with Haley Chapin, executive director, Tri-Lakes Cares. Courtesy: Energy Outreach Colorado

MONUMENT, Colo. - Betty Fornel of Monument is 65, and never planned on having to drive and clean school buses during her "golden years". She also didn't plan on having to raise her three grandchildren. Caring for them is made more difficult in the winter months when temperatures dip and her gas bill ...Read More

PHOTO: New Mexico Voices for Children is asking state lawmakers to invest money and pass laws that will help the state overcome its last-place ranking for overall child well-being. Photo courtesy of the New Mexico Legislature.

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico Voices for Children is asking state lawmakers to invest money and pass laws that will help the state overcome its last place ranking for overall child well-being. Veronica Garcia, the organization’s executive director, cites the Annie E. Casey Foundation rep ...Read More

Photo: State lawmakers will begin consideration this week of a measure that would roll back thousands of regulations, including limits on hazardous diesel emissions from state vehicles and public transit. Photo credit: @mlcliff

ALBANY, N.Y. – The state Senate is expected to take a first step this week in deciding whether to roll back thousands of regulations in the name of economic opportunity. It's a move that is drawing major opposition. Peter Iwanowicz, executive director of Environmental Advocates of New York ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The governor's proposed budget has received a makeover by groups interested in improving public schools. The bottom line is that the state can restore some budget cuts to schools, as well as give public employees meaningful pay raises, without raising taxes. Courtesy ICFP

BOISE, Idaho – The governor's proposed budget has received a makeover by groups interested in improving public schools. The bottom line, the groups contend, is that the state can restore some budget cuts to schools, as well as give public employees meaningful pay raises, without raising taxe ...Read More

PHOTO: Utah school students will be doing more drilling for violent situations under a new rule passed by the State Board of Education. Photo courtesy of the Utah Department of Transportation.

SALT LAKE CITY – The state of Utah is updating the rules governing how public schools prepare for emergency situations such as a shooting. Martell Menlove, the state superintendent of Public Instruction, says the State Board of Education has approved a rule requiring schools to have more dri ...Read More

CHICAGO - As in the rest of the U.S., the teen employment rate in Illinois dropped to 27 percent in 2012, reversing progress made over the past decade. According to research prepared for the Alternative Schools Network, black teenagers are faring worse, with only 12 percent finding jobs. Despite t ...Read More

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