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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2018 


Efforts continue to quell the backlash over President Donald Trump’s changing statements on the Russia summit. Also on the Thursday rundown: protestors are out for Mike Pence’s visit to Missouri; and nobody wants to go, but one option is green burials.

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Archive: September 21, 2016

Gulf Coast fishermen are relying on farmers in southwest Wisconsin to help keep the water as clean as possible. (Solstock/iStockPhoto.com)

EAST TROY, Wis. - Conservation practices employed by farmers in southwest Wisconsin not only are helping their bottom lines but also are helping protect the lower Mississippi watershed and the Gulf Coast. Several fishermen from the Gulf Coast are taking time from their busiest season to travel to ...Read More

According to a new survey, more than half of Washingtonians are worried about their financial security during retirement. (Jeff Sheldon/Unsplash)

SEATTLE - Groups concerned that people aren't saving for retirement are launching a campaign today to help them find better ways to save. The "MoneySmarts" campaign, sponsored by AARP, BECU and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, is launching at the Museum of Flight in Seattle and then taking ...Read More

Ouch! Health insurance prices are going up in Colorado, by an average of 20 percent for individual plans. (Pixabay)

DENVER - Health insurance prices are going up again, and increases are even higher for individuals than they were last year - by 20 percent on average - according to plans approved Tuesday by the Colorado Division of Insurance. Adam Fox, director of strategic engagement for the Colorado Consumer He ...Read More

A new report finds young offenders spend longer locked up because of court fines and fees. (Juvenile Law Center)

RICHMOND, Va. - Young people in Virginia's juvenile-justice system often end up jailed longer because of their inability to pay fines and court fees, according to a new analysis by the Juvenile Law Center. Its report, "Debtors' Prison for Kids," found that many young offenders stay locked up or on ...Read More

A new national report shows nearly one in four Kentucky households with children isn't able to afford sufficient amounts of nutritious food. (Greg Stotelmyer)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hunger in Kentucky remains well above the national average, according to a new report. In the past two years, according to the Food Research and Action Center, nearly one in four Kentucky households with children has been unable to afford enough food. Dare to Care Food Bank partn ...Read More

The watershed for the Grand Canyon would be protected under a proposed Greater Grand Canyon National Monument. (Thomas O'Keefe)

PHOENIX - American voters overwhelmingly support creating a new national monument on the outskirts of the Grand Canyon, according to a new poll. Two polling firms - one Democratic, one Republican - polled 800 voters. Ninety-three percent agreed that the Grand Canyon is a national treasure for all A ...Read More

Davy Brown Creek on California's Central Coast is just one waterway that would be protected under the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act. (Cheryl Frei)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Members of Congress and their staffs are getting an earful today from California supporters of the Central Coast Wild Heritage Act. The act would protect about a quarter-million acres of wilderness from development, create two scenic areas and designate almost 160 miles of wild ...Read More

State officials say General Electric's $1.6 billion cleanup of the Hudson River has not lowered PCBs to safe levels. (Peretz Partensky/Wikimedia Commons)

ALBANY, N.Y. - State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has told the Environmental Protection Agency that it cannot legally certify that General Electric has completed its cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River. In a letter to the EPA regional administrator, Schneiderman said the agency hasn't proved ...Read More

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