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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

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Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: May 9, 2014

PHOTO: Leave bags of nonperishable food items near your mailbox on Saturday and they will be collected by your letter carrier as part of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – You can help out the hungry in your community this weekend without leaving your front porch or driveway. As part of the 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive in Illinois, letter carriers will collect nonperishable foods along their routes from customers to be sorted by ...Read More

PHOTO: Public lighting can make a big difference for neighborhood health and safety, so efforts are underway to get street lights in the more than 1,200 colonias across the Rio Grande Valley that otherwise go dark at night. Photo courtesy La Union del Pueblo Entero.
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AUSTIN, Texas – As families across Texas gather to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, for thousands of moms in the Rio Grande Valley, the best gift would be a little light. In Cameron and Hidalgo counties, there are more than 200,000 people living in colonias, or unincorporated neighborhoods ...Read More

PHOTO: Sen. Bill Laird of Fayette County, a former county sheriff, says cutting programs that help West Virginia families in crisis will cost the state more money in the long run. Photo credit: Dan Heyman.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Criminal justice officials are joining those who say West Virginia should restore $750,000 in cuts from programs for children and families. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin cut the funding for programs, including child advocacy, in-home family education and support for victims of do ...Read More

PHOTO: It's one of the most important jobs in the world, but not every day is going to be a success and parenting experts say most moms need to cut themselves some slack. Photo credit: Dave Parker/Flickr
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As families across the state prepare to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, a reminder for mothers to not judge themselves so harshly. Psychotherapist Karen Walant says while many strive for the ideal of the so-called super mom – perfect in every way – there is n ...Read More

PHOTO: Mothers Day for Justin Castillo (left) and his mother, Wendy Urbana, will be observed without the boy's father, Wilfredis Ayala Castillo (right), who has been detained since February. Photo courtesy of the Castillo family.

BAYSHORE, N.Y. – Local immigrant families are using the days leading up to Mother's Day to call attention to the thousands of New Yorkers separated from their loved ones who are in immigration detention or have been deported. Victoria Daza, an organizer for the Equal Education and Employment ...Read More

PHOTO: Recapture Canyon near Blanding, Utah, may be the site of another tense standoff over western public lands this weekend, as people plan to ride their ATVs in areas that have been off limits to motorized vehicles since 2007. Photo courtesy City of Blanding, Utah.

BLANDING, Utah – Could Southeastern Utah be the next place where private residents challenge the federal government's authority on public lands? Bureau of Land Management officials in Utah say they have been made aware that a group led by San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman plans to ride ...Read More

PHOTO: A statewide campaign called

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All some California moms may want for Mother's Day is a paid day off when they don't feel well. A statewide campaign called 10,000 Mothers Strong – Paid Sick Days Now! is being launched in support of pending legislation that would grant all California workers at le ...Read More

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