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PNS Daily Newscast - July 23, 2019 


A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Archive: August 27, 2014

PHOTO: Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin children are in back-to-school mode, which requires drivers to be more alert for their presence, and to remember the rules of the road concerning school buses. (Photo courtesy of American Automobile Association)

MADISON, Wis. - With many private schools already in session in Wisconsin and the public schools soon to open, there are hundreds of thousands of young people to watch out for in neighborhoods everywhere. Nick Jarmusz, public affairs director for AAA Wisconsin, reminded drivers about a fundamental ...Read More

PHOTO: A program is expanding that helps rescue pets from domestic-violence situations in New Mexico, thanks to increased state funding. Photo credit: Minneapolis Animal Care and Control.

SANTA FE, N.M. - A program is expanding in New Mexico that rescues pets from domestic-violence situations while the human victims are being cared for. The New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence operates the "Companion Animal Rescue Effort" (CARE) in partnership with Animal Protection of New ...Read More

PHOTO: Consumer groups in Arizona and other Western states are urging lawmakers to be transparent about the incentives they're offering Tesla, in the competition to house the electric carmaker's proposed multibillion-dollar gigafactory. Photo credit: U-S Department of Energy.

PHOENIX - Consumer groups in Arizona and other Western states competing to house the multibillion-dollar Tesla Gigafactory are urging transparency in a very competitive process. Arizona Public Interest Research Group is among several consumer groups that wrote an open letter calling on state leader ...Read More

PHOTO: It would permanently protect some 20,000 acres of Cherokee National Forest, and supporters of the Tennessee Wilderness Act are hoping passage by Congress will come yet this year. Photo credit: Mark Doliner/Flickr.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Congress returns to session next month, and while not much may get done pre-election, there could be movement afterwards on several bills including one that supporters in Tennessee have been trying to get passed for years. There's a chance that the Tennessee Wilderness Act could ...Read More

PHOTO: Missourians are urged to brush up on the importance of oral health care this month, as the state has declared August as the state's first Oral Health Care Awareness Month. Photo credit: cohdra/morguefile.com.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - When many Missourians think of August, they think of heat and humidity, but health advocates hope the month soon will come to be associated with toothbrushes and dental floss. For the first time, the Missouri Legislature officially recognized August as Oral Health Awareness Mo ...Read More

PHOTO: The Spread Some Good food drive in Ohio is collecting donations through Sept. 17, specifically to purchase low-salt, low-sugar peanut butter for Ohio seniors. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Peanut butter often is seen as a kid's favorite food, but for folks of all ages, it's a very good source of nutrition and is being used to combat hunger among older Ohioans. AARP is focusing a new charitable campaign in the next few weeks on stocking local food pantries with peanut ...Read More

PHOTO: The IRS isn't necessarily on people's minds as they head back to school. But experts recommend keeping a careful record of education expenses for those who qualify for an education-related tax credit. Photo credit: Florida State University

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Thousands of Floridians are heading back to school this fall, spending millions of dollars on advanced education. In addition to the student loans and grants available, Uncle Sam also has programs to offer relief in the form of tax credits. "There's a couple tax credits that you ...Read More

PHOTO: New University of Indiana research has found that most temporary workers from Mexico who get work visas are no better off than those who are undocumented. Photo credit: Bread for the World/Flickr.

INDIANAPOLIS - Immigrants from Mexico can fill the gap where there's a need for agricultural or low-skilled work in Indiana and other states. However, a new study finds little benefit for those who legally obtain a temporary worker visa. Indiana University researcher Lauren Apgar found that tempora ...Read More

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