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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Karban (pictured in the center, back row) was one of 24 officers from Mecklenburg and Union counties to travel to Mexico in September as part of a program coordinated by Go Global NC. (Karban)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While Law enforcement officers around the country are under scrutiny for policing tactics, 24 men and women in blue from Mecklenburg and Union counties recently traveled to Mexico to gain a better understanding of the Latino communities they police here at home. The goal of ...Read More

Simple things can help keep your online information more safe and secure. (GrapeStock/iStockPhoto.com)

MADISON, Wis. – Few things are as frustrating as discovering that someone has stolen the password to one of your online accounts - costing you money, time or damage to your reputation. October is National Cyber Security Awareness month, and Frank Frassetto with the Wisconsin Division of Cons ...Read More

Missouri voters will decide the fate of Amendment 6 next month. (mo.gov)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- On next month’s ballot in Missouri there is a new voter ID law that opponents say could take away the rights of thousands of state residents. Constitutional Amendment 6 would require anyone wishing to vote to verify their identity, citizenship and residence, potentiall ...Read More

AARP's Jo Ann Jenkins says her book is for anyone who wants to live a life of possibility, connection and growth. (aarp.org)

MINNEAPOLIS – Life expectancy in the United States is now 78.8 years, much higher than when the Social Security program began in 1935. At that time life expectancy was around 67 years old, and people were expected to retire at 62. AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins says that means Americans need to r ...Read More

Experts say mentoring can help boost educational outcomes and behavior for teens. (Pixabay)

LANSING, Mich. – Being a teen is tough enough, especially without a supportive adult around to offer guidance through life's challenges. Around Michigan, the GoodGuides youth mentoring program is working to help at-risk youth get on the right track for future success. Kim Owens, branch man ...Read More

In 2015, there were more than 570,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Iowa. (MGD Boston/Morguefile)

DES MOINES, Iowa – For the next several weeks, Iowans with Medicare plans have an opportunity to review their health care options for 2017. Open enrollment for the program is under way and runs until Dec. 7. Kent Sovern, state director of AARP Iowa, strongly recommends that people read No ...Read More

A new study says African-American and Latino students are significantly under-represented in the country’s top public research universities. (RawpixelLtd/iStockphoto)

AUSTIN, Texas – Significant numbers of African-American and Latino students are being excluded from America's top public research universities, according to a new report. The study from the progressive research and advocacy group Center for American Progress says in many states, including Te ...Read More

An estimated 2 million Ohio voters have been purged from the rolls since 2011. (Kristin Wolff/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With just 21 days until the November election, tens of thousands of Ohio voters' registrations are in limbo. A federal court recently ruled the purge of names from the voting rolls was in violation of the Voting Rights Act. And last week, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted ...Read More

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