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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2019 


Baltimore mourns Rep. Elijah Cummings, who 'Fought for All.' Also on our rundown: Rick Perry headed for door as Energy Secretary; and EPA holds its only hearing on rolling back methane regulations.

2020Talks - October 18, 2019 


While controversy swirls at the White House, the Chicago Teachers Union goes on strike, and retired Admiral Joe Sestak walks 105 miles across New Hampshire.

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Archive: March 6, 2015

PHOTO: It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Ohio. Experts say floods and flash flooding cause the majority of weather-related deaths in the United States. Photo credit: Anita Peppers/Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It still may feel like winter in Ohio, but an annual sound of spring will ring out today. A statewide tornado emergency alert test, delayed by a winter storm earlier this week, will be held at 9:50 a.m. The drill is part of Severe Weather Awareness week, and Kellie Blackwell, publ ...Read More

PHOTO: As tens of thousand of New Hampshire residents await the Supreme Court to decide the latest battle over the Affordable Care Act, a Granite State Family doctor says his patients are just starting to get caught up on treatment. Credit: Nicole Stackpole

CONCORD, N.H. - The nation's highest court heard an historic case this week about health coverage, and tens of thousands of Granite Staters have a major stake in the outcome. At issue is whether federal subsidies for Affordable Care Act coverage in New Hampshire and other states are illegal, becaus ...Read More

PHOTO: A New York school district has agreed to end policies that made it difficult  and in some cases impossible  for immigrant children to enroll as students, following an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Photo credit: Supersonic Criminal/Flickr

NEW YORK - A New York school district has agreed to end policies that made it difficult - and in some cases impossible - for immigrant children to enroll as students, following an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. In an agreement with Schneiderman, the Hempstead Union Free School ...Read More

PHOTO: Indiana House lawmakers soon could vote on Senate Bill 101, which supporters say would strengthen freedom of religion and protect religious rights. But opponents argue it grants individuals and business a license to discriminate. Photo credit: pippalou/Morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - State lawmakers return to Indianapolis on Monday, and the House soon could vote on a controversial bill involving gender and religious rights. Supporters of Senate Bill 101 say it would strengthen religious-freedom protections in state law by essentially prohibiting governments from ...Read More

PHOTO: Silencing or deterring whistle-blowers of animal abuses at factory farms is the intent of a bill being considered by New Mexico lawmakers, that's according to Eleanor Bravo with Food and Water Watch. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture.

SANTA FE, N.M. - Lawmakers in New Mexico are considering proposed legislation that an activist says amounts to being an "ag-gag," a term used to describe laws that seek to silence whistleblowers. Eleanor Bravo, Southwest organizer for Food and Water Watch, said Senate Bill 221 would make it a crime ...Read More

PHOTO: Senator Ed Gomes with workers as lawmakers take up the Better Jobs Act in Hartford. Credit: E. Villasante

HARTFORD, Conn. - State lawmakers heard testimony Thursday on the kinds of hours that are required for janitors and other workers to make a living wage. On the table is HB 6877, the Better Jobs Act, and Tsedeye Gebreselassie, senior staff attorney for the National Employment Law Project, told lawma ...Read More

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