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PNS Daily Newscast - October 17, 2018 


CNN reveals an alleged Saudi connection to the killing of a Washington Post columnist. Also on the Wednesday rundown: Early voting starts today in some states; poverty rates remain steady, with many in New Jersey in need; and cautious praise for the feds' proposal on drug ads.

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PHOTO: Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, kills an estimated 100 people in Utah each year, and preventing the disease is the goal of a national campaign today.

SALT LAKE CITY – It's Melanoma Monday in Utah and across the nation, a day centered on the early detection and prevention of a disease that kills thousands of Americans each year. Kimberly Dinsdale, media relations manager for the American Cancer Society, says melanoma, the deadliest form of ...Read More

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DENVER - The Colorado house will hear the so-called "fetal homicide" bill today. Supporters say the bill, which cleared the senate last week, will address crimes like one committed against a pregnant woman in Longmont. Gena Ozols, political director with NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado, says the state a ...Read More

GRAPH: As West Virginia lawmakers consider major changes to the state's tax system, economists say the state should not do what Kansas did and attempt to eliminate the personal income tax. In West Virginia that tax makes up about 40% of the main budget. Graph by the WV Center on Budget and Policy based on state figures.

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Some West Virginia legislators want to get rid of the state personal income tax. But in Kansas, where that's being tried, economists are calling it a disaster. Over the last two and a half years, Kansas lawmakers slashed that state's income tax, starting at the top. They said ...Read More

PHOTO: A study of state nursing home workers has found many donít make enough to live on, and they have to rely on outside income including public assistance. Picture courtesy of the Service Employees International Union.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - According to a new study, Pennsylvania taxpayers are essentially paying twice for some poverty wages at state nursing homes. Stephen Herzenberg, executive director with the Keystone Research Center, says their new study found the private nursing home industry pays nurses' aids a ...Read More

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