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PNS Daily Newscast - June 17, 2019 


Trump once again floats the idea of being president beyond two terms. Also on the Monday rundown: A new national report ranks children's well-being, from coast to coast; and a Family Care Act gains support.

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Oregon cattle ranchers and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are working together to prove that cows can coexist with sage-grouse and other high-desert wildlife. Courtesy: Oregon State University Extension Service.

ADEL, Ore. - Ranchers from across the West met this week to talk about what they're doing to preserve sagebrush country on public and private land - not only for the threatened sage-grouse but for the overall health of the range and other animals and plants that call it home. The Natural Resources ...Read More

Shasta Dam is one of dozens of dams that provide hydropower to California. The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill to change the way hydropower licensing is conducted. Credit: Photoquest7/iStockphoto.com.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Environmentalists and outdoor recreation enthusiasts in the California Hydropower Reform Coalition are banding together to oppose a bill that would make the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) the lead agency in relicensing hydropower dams. The bill before the Hou ...Read More

 Arturo Hernandez Garcia and family. Credit: American Friends Service Committee.

DENVER - Colorado immigrant Arturo Hernandez Garcia was able to leave the "sanctuary" of a Denver Unitarian church on Tuesday. After months working with lawyers and activists, Garcia received a letter from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirming that he was not a priority for deportatio ...Read More

Photo: NC4ME pairs employers with veterans and educates businesses on the benefits of hiring veterans. Photo credit: taliesin/morguefile.com

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. - More than 372,000 working age veterans live in North Carolina, and after dedicating a part of their lives to the military, many of them have trouble finding employment, according to a new public-private endeavor in the state. North Carolina for Military Employment, or NC-4-ME, ...Read More

Photo: The Annie E. Casey Kids Count Data Book finds that Tennessee children continue to live in poverty, even after economic recovery. Photo credit: gaborfromhungary/morguefile.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The year 2014 represents the best year of job growth in the nation since 1999, but that upturn is skipping over thousands of Tennessee families, according to a report released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. According to the 2015 Kids Count Data Book, more than 390,00 ...Read More

Alyssa Vangeli testifies in Boston on Tuesday for a measure that would protect patient confidentiality when accessing sensitive health services. Courtesy Health Care For All.

BOSTON - What you tell your doctor is private, but if you're a young adult in Massachusetts, sensitive information still could go to your parents if you are on their health insurance plan. State lawmakers heard testimony Tuesday on a measure that would protect confidential access to health informat ...Read More

Data shows 21 percent of Illinois children live in poverty, with rates rising higher for families in some groups. Credit: Lorne/morguefile.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Not only is poverty a lingering problem for Illinois children, but a new report also finds the impacts of the recession have been the harshest for the most disadvantaged groups. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2015 Kids Count Data Book found that 21 percent of Illinois children ...Read More

PHOTO: The labor union 32BJ SEIU has worked for three years to help low-wage airport workers at JFK and LaGuardia organize, in an effort to win better pay and benefits. Photo courtesy 32BJ SEIU.

NEW YORK - More than 1,000 workers for Aviation Safeguards, a subcontractor for Delta Air Lines at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia international airports, say they're frustrated over low wages and what they describe as the company's efforts to block them from joining a union. Pedro Gamboa, a baggage ...Read More

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