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PNS Daily Newscast - June 19, 2019 


President Trump kicks off his reelection campaign. Also on today's rundown: A Maryland clergyman testifies in Congress on reparations for slavery; and how a reinstated travel ban will affect cultural crossovers between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Hillary Clinton says she's putting the

SEATTLE - Last night, Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination, becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major party in U.S. history. Clinton said her nomination put the "biggest crack in the glass ceiling yet" for women, and Seattle mom Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner agrees. ...Read More

Voter outreach efforts kick into high gear this weekend across Florida. (jdurham/morguefile)

ORLANDO, Fla. - With both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton now throwing their campaigns into high gear, the same is true of the effort to educate and engage Florida voters in what many are calling the most important election in modern history. Florida AFL-CIO President Mike Williams said this electi ...Read More

Nationally, 67 federal, state, and local officers were killed on the job during the first half of 2016. (Greg Matthews/Flickr)

LANSING, Mich. - The recent ambush attack that killed five Dallas, Texas, police officers contributed to a spike in deaths of those across the country who are sworn to serve and protect their communities. A biannual review from the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund shows as of July 20, a total ...Read More

County fairs in Iowa attract 3.5 million visitors, who support young people in agriculture along with enjoying the rides, food and fun. (Cheryl Peters/Morguefile)

CRESCO, Iowa - More than half of the county fairs in Iowa take place during late July, 19 are underway this weekend alone. County fairs have been part of Iowa summers for generations, with 3.5 million attendees across the state supporting young people's involvement in agriculture along with enjoying ...Read More

Advocates for gun-law reform believe it's possible to enact an assault-weapons ban that reaches from California north to Washington. (Pixabay)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Advocacy groups, lawmakers, even the governor are calling for reform of Oregon's gun laws. The group Ceasefire Oregon, along with its sister organization in Washington, are joining with others to help create a "West Coast Wall," an assault-weapons ban stretching from Washington to C ...Read More

The Colorado Department of Transportation is alerting motorists to the dangers of distracted driving. (Intel Free Press/Wikimedia Commons)

DENVER - "Beware the Pokemon" signs went up along Colorado highways this week, warning motorists not to game and drive. It's part of the Colorado Department of Transportation's (C-DOT) Killer Habit campaign to reduce distracted driving in the state, which caused more than 15,000 accidents and 68 fat ...Read More

A new report confirms that capping carbon spurs investment in renewables and energy efficiency. (Digitalpilgrim/Wikimedia Commons)

HARTFORD, Conn. - The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, continues to make real progress in reducing carbon emissions. A new status report from the Acadia Center finds the nine cooperating Northeast and mid-Atlantic states, including New York, are reaping benefits on multiple fronts. Pet ...Read More

The ‘Fight for $15’ movement has mobilized millions of low-wage workers. But how many will vote, and for whom, in November? (All-Nite Images/Flickr)

PHILADELPHIA - They're calling it the 64-million-worker question, a possible new bloc of voters that could have a big influence on this year's election. Low-wage workers have been energized by the "Fight for 15," the national movement demanding a big hike in the minimum wage. On Wednesday, the Worki ...Read More

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