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PNS Daily Newscast - October 19, 2018 


Senator Corker demands the Trump administration share intelligence on the killing of a Washington Post columnist. Also on the Friday rundown: groups sue over the Texas border wall plan; and the soggy summer in some states may lead to higher pumpkin prices for Halloween.

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Archive: April 13, 2016

Clinton Foundation Ppresident and former UW-Madison chancellor and HHS Secretary Donna Shalala will be the keynote speaker at a global summit in Madison. (UW-Madison)

MADISON, Wis. - Global climate change is a critical issue that needs more leadership from women, according to Lori DiPrete Brown, associate director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute. That group, and a number of others, are sponsoring the 2016 Global Summit for Women, wh ...Read More

Ohioans are encouraged to wear blue to show support for child-abuse prevention. (PCSAO)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Child abuse and neglect typically happen behind closed doors, and on Wear Blue Day, child-welfare organizations in Ohio are bringing such abuse into the light. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 27,000 Ohio children were ...Read More

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller's Office alleges that Blackman High School's Booster Club was funneled money to coaches through unauthorized transactions. (GaborfromHungary/morguefile.com)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A Rutherford County high school booster club paid out almost $100,000 in gift cards and cash over a four-year period in numerous unauthorized transactions, according to an investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller's Office. John Dunn, spokesman for the office, described what ...Read More

Dozens of South Dakota libraries are holding events to celebrate National Library Week. (iStockphoto)

PIERRE, S.D. - It's National Library Week and libraries across South Dakota are celebrating in several ways, including forgiving fines for overdue books. South Dakota is home to about 115 libraries, many of which now are providing a lot more services than loaning books. State Librarian Daria Bossma ...Read More

At least 2,000 people participated in the Democracy Spring sit-in in Washington, D.C., this week. (Democracy Spring/Facebook)

CONCORD, N.H. - A retired New Hampshire professor and a local Vietnam War veteran are among More than Granite Staters who were arrested in Washington during a week of protest over what they say is the corrupting influence of money in politics. More than 400 people in all were arrested during the pro ...Read More

One volunteer who goes above and beyond will be selected to receive the 2016 Andrus Award in Missouri later this year. (Virginia Carter)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Volunteers are a key part of many nonprofit groups, and for AARP, they're being called the "lifeblood" of the organization. It's National Volunteer Week, and AARP Missouri is looking for nominations for its 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service. Sidney McCarther, volunteer s ...Read More

A monarch butterfly feeds on flowers of the Swamp Milkweed. In Iowa, ISU is doing research to reintroduce milkweed, the only plant where monarchs will lay eggs. (DRamsey/Wikimedia Commons)

DES MOINES, Iowa - While the dwindling monarch butterfly population is showing signs of bouncing back, it still is in need of help in Iowa. The monarch caterpillar's favorite food is milkweed, which once grew in abundance in Iowa and other Midwestern states, sometimes hurting corn crop yields. Herb ...Read More

The man whose story was told in the movie

INDIANAPOLIS - It can take a crook to catch a crook. Frank W. Abagnale, whose unlawful exploits were portrayed in the film "Catch Me If You Can," knows all about scamming. From ages 16 to 21, Abagnale posed as airline pilot, physician and attorney, pocketing millions of dollars in bogus cash. After ...Read More

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