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PNS Daily News- February 15, 2019 


Shutdown averted and a national emergency declaration; A push in Iowa for virtual caucus attendance for 2020 primaries; and concerns about legislation that could hide oil pipeline records. Those stories and more in today’s news.

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Archive: December 24, 2018

Martin County's 10,000 residents never know day to day if their water will be usable. (Tante Tati/Pixabay)

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Clean water flowing from the tap still is a luxury for many residents of Martin County who continue to experience the ripple effects of a 2000 coal slurry spill. Nina McCoy, chair of Martin County Concerned Citizens, says the disaster uncovered the water company's deteriorat ...Read More

Cincinnati joined 15 other Ohio municipalities in raising the age for buying tobacco products to 21. (mikegi/Pixabay)

CINCINNATI – A majority of Ohioans say the minimum age for buying tobacco products should be raised to 21, according to a new survey. The annual Ohio Health Issues Poll released by Interact for Health finds 54 percent of adults favor raising the age from 18 to 21, including 56 percent of Dem ...Read More

Rogue Credit Union was able to return $4 million in dividends to its members this year. (Rogue Credit Union)

MEDFORD, Ore. – Credit unions in Oregon are showing their commitment to sharing their profits with members. Just in time for the holidays, Oregon credit unions gave money back to members this month in the form of loyalty dividends. As cooperative, nonprofit organizations, credit unions don ...Read More

More people might rely on food pantries and charitable groups if a work requirement proposal for SNAP is approved. (Compassion Connect/Flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hunger-fighting groups thought a work requirement for food stamp recipients was dead after it was taken out of the Farm Bill. But the Trump administration has revived it. The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed to undo states' ability to issue waivers on the three-month ...Read More

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