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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: September 12, 2016

Advocates for a

CONCORD, N.H. -- Just one day before Granite State voters head to the polls, an event is planned to advocate for a more moral economy. New Hampshire will be one of 25 states taking part in the Moral Day of Action on Monday. Reverend Gail Kinney with Meriden Congregational Church said the action w ...Read More

Experts say excessive juvenile justice court costs can detour a young person from getting on the right track. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When a young person is unable to pay court related costs, he or she can face a type of debtors' prison, a practice a new report says can pull juveniles deeper into the justice system. In Ohio, these fees and fines include the cost of tests and evaluations, rehabilitation, pr ...Read More

Health-care coverage for millions of Floridians is at stake in the November elections. (click/morguefile)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As Floridians prepare to cast their ballots in November, a new analysis looks at the impact on health-care coverage in the state of a Trump versus a Clinton presidency. Republican nominee Donald Trump has said he would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's health insurance ...Read More

The band

POTOMAC, Md. -- It may sound like a strange combination, but a rock band is mixing music and a message about financial literacy aimed at kids. The band Gooding will perform a couple of shows in Maryland in September before traveling to Washington, D.C., Delaware and Pennsylvania as part of a natio ...Read More

September is National Better Breakfast Month. (Pixabay)

DENVER – With summer vacation over and children back in school, it's fitting that September is National Better Breakfast Month. In 2007, Colorado lawmakers passed legislation paving the way for free breakfasts for low-income students. Jeremy West, president of the Colorado School Nutrition ...Read More

Getting healthcare could become more challenging for some consumer groups, including people with disabilities, as big insurance companies continue to merge. (stevepb/Pixabay)

NEW YORK – Consumer advocates are concerned that the proposed merger of two major health insurance companies could raise premiums and reduce access to doctors. Anthem, which owns Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, wants to acquire Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. The resulting company w ...Read More

Two-thirds of fourth graders aren't reading at grade level, according to a study from Annie E. Casey Foundation. (Reading Partners)

SEATTLE – The school year is in full swing once again, and some students might dread that their reading skills aren't up to par. But a new report from Reading Partners Seattle shows all these students might need is more one-on-one help. Afi Tengue, the literacy support group’s execut ...Read More

Plaintiffs say the General Assembly is not meeting its obligation to support public education.  (alegri/4freephotos.com)<br />

PHILADELPHIA — At a hearing on Tuesday, the state Supreme Court will consider whether courts can determine if the General Assembly is adequately funding public schools. In 2014, education advocates filed a lawsuit claiming lawmakers violated the Pennsylvania Constitution by failing to adequa ...Read More

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