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PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2019 


President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Archive: November 21, 2018

Suicide-related calls to North Dakota's FirstLink hotline increased by 4,000 calls between 2016 and 2017. (Eli Christman/Flickr)

FARGO, N.D. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says North Dakota has seen a disturbing spike in its suicide rate over the past two decades. FirstLink maintains the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in North Dakota and has been on the front lines of helping people in need. ...Read More

In 2017, there were 8,000 businesses with 10 employees or fewer in Clark County, Wash. (joshuadf/Flickr)

VANCOUVER, Wash. – With holiday shopping about to begin in full force, small businesses want Washingtonians to keep them in mind. Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, which began in 2010 and is meant to encourage people during one of the busiest shoppi ...Read More

Common holiday scams include compromised gift cards, fake websites and package theft. (guvo59/Pixabay)

LANSING, Mich. – Just like the Grinch, identity thieves and other scammers are ready and waiting to squash the joy of the holiday season. However, Michiganders can reduce the chances of becoming a scam victim. With shoppers distracted by their to-do lists and opening their wallets frequent ...Read More

City of Rocks State Park is one of 41,000 recreation areas and other projects across America that have benefitted from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. (emnrd.state.nm.us)

SILVER CITY, N.M. – Canyons, deserts, lava flows, badlands, monuments. When it comes to public lands, New Mexico has it all, and a group of local business owners wants to make sure it's all preserved by calling on Congress to renew and fully fund the lapsed Land and Water Conservation Fund. ...Read More

With the election over, eyes turn to the Montana legislative session and other political gatherings. (Drew Tarvin/Flickr)

MISSOULA, Mont. – Voting soared among students in Montana and across the country for the midterm election. But now that the election is over, what will keep them engaged in politics and civic life? Campus Compact, an organization that works with colleges and universities to get students enga ...Read More

While opioid overdoses are starting to decline in Massachusetts, fentanyl-related deaths have risen in 2018. (rebcenter-moscow/Pixabay)

BOSTON – Massachusetts reached an all-time high in fentanyl overdose deaths this year, according to new data from the state Department of Public Health. Nearly 90 percent of opioid overdoses in the second quarter involved the synthetic opioid fentanyl. What's more, a report from The Pew Ch ...Read More

More than 100,000 Kentuckians are believed to have diabetes but not know it. (TesaPhotography/Pixabay)

FRANKFORT, Ky. – While helping to reduce hunger throughout the state, some advocacy groups also are spreading the word about how to avoid an all too common disease. The American Diabetes Association, the Kentucky Association of Food Banks and Passport Health Plan are working to educate famil ...Read More

With rising rents and a growing population, Idaho is facing a shortage of affordable housing. (woodleywonderworks/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho – Idaho renters are feeling the squeeze as rents have increased at three times the rate of wages in the state over the past few decades. According to a new report by the Idaho Asset Building Network, Idaho incomes have gone up 11 percent since 1990. Meanwhile, median rent has ...Read More

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