PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2019 

A look at some of the big takeaways from the release of the redacted Mueller report. Also, on our Friday rundown: Iowa recovers from devastating floods and prepares for more. And, scallopers urged to minimize the threat to seagrass.

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PHOTO: A new study from AARP finds many older workers in Texas, especially women, have little saved as they approach retirement. Photo credit: Claudia A. De La Garza/Flickr.
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HOUSTON - Across the state of Texas, many workers dream of the day when they'll finally reach that age of retirement, but new research shows many of those getting closer to retirement are nowhere near ready financially. Cheryl Matheis, senior principal and counsel with AARP, says their new study fo ...Read More

PHOTO: Patients can't make the best decisions about their healthcare needs if they don't have all the information, and some groups are raising concerns about the plethora of medical mergers involving faith-based groups that don't perform or condone some procedures. Photo credit: Chad Hutchison/
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SEATTLE - Almost half the hospital beds in Washington are now part of faith-based healthcare systems, up from one-in-four just four years ago. Some believe the trend could limit the types of care available to patients, and they're speaking out about it. Those affiliations include Vancouver-based Pe ...Read More

PHOTO:A hospice in Sandusky is helping U.S. military veterans suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome find peace in their final days. Photo credit: Karen van Vuuren.

SANDUSKY, Ohio - Stein Hospice in Sandusky is helping U.S. military veterans who served in World War II, and every military conflict since, deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, the effects of which some have held inside for more than half a century. The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates ...Read More

PHOTO: A juvenile mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu Creek State Park. A wildlife crossing has been proposed along the 101 freeway near Agoura Hills, where the route crosses a major wildlife corridor between the Simi Hills and Santa Monica Mountains. Photo credit: National Park Service.

LOS ANGELES - Prompted by the discovery of a mountain lion known as P-22 in L.A.'s Griffith Park, wildlife advocates say now is the time to build a wildlife passageway over the 101 freeway. When it was built in the late 1950s, few planners were aware the route through Liberty Canyon was one of Sout ...Read More

PHOTO: Some 350,000 Indiana adults stand to gain health insurance coverage should the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approve a waiver for the state to expand Medicaid coverage through its Healthy Indiana Plan. Photo courtesy of

INDIANAPOLIS - Hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers are waiting on a decision that could change their lives. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are reviewing the state's federal waiver request to use the existing Healthy Indiana Plan to help low-income residents access health insurance cove ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - The State Board of Elections is investigating the national conservative group Americans for Prosperity to determine whether it committed a felony after the North Carolina Democratic Party filed a formal complaint on Monday. This comes after AFP sent thousands of mailers to citizens ...Read More

PHOTO: Census data shows poverty in Virginia and the U.S. has actually increased since the end of the last recession. Photo by No Kid Hungry.

RICHMOND, Va. - More Virginians and Americans are in poverty now than at the end of the great recession, according to census figures. Debbie Weinstein, executive director with the Coalition on Human Needs, says the census shows more people living below the poverty line than when the recession offic ...Read More

PHOTO: For the second year, Michigan United members will take to the Capitol to tell lawmakers what they think about the state's policies regarding prison funding, the handling of elections, and the treatment of refugees. Photo courtesy of Michigan United.

LANSING, Mich. - Buses full of concerned citizens from across the state will head to Lansing today for the second annual Michigan United Capitol Day, a chance to sit down with lawmakers to discuss what can be done to make Michigan a more just and fair place to live. Erik Shelley, media coordinator w ...Read More

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