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PNS Daily Newscast - June 20, 2018 


The Trump administration pulls the U.S. out of the U.N. Human Rights Council. Also on the Wednesday rundown: state AG's push back on the Trump border policy; and we look at the link between zine and fertility.

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Archive: June 12, 2018

K-12 staff responsible for protecting students from sexual harassment and discrimination have other full-time responsibilities including district superintendent and director of human resources. (Twenty20)

BOULDER, Co. – Public schools in Colorado face significant challenges protecting students from sexual assault, harassment and discrimination, according to a new CU-Boulder study. Researchers found that key staff responsible for preventing and responding to harassment frequently didn't know it ...Read More

About one in five workers worldwide works a night shift, and a new study sheds more light on what that can mean for their health. (Pixabay)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new study confirms it doesn't take long for altered sleep patterns to affect a person's health. While people who work night shifts make up about 20 percent of the global workforce, a University of Colorado study asked a group of men to live like they worked the night shif ...Read More

Gov. Scott Walker has repeatedly said Foxconn's water diversion plan wouldn't harm Lake Michigan. (JS Daniel/Twenty20)

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The village of Mount Pleasant is preparing for a large influx of traffic, and even planning to hire more police officers this summer, as Foxconn Technology Group continues construction on a $10-billion electronics plant in the area. But, an unresolved legal challenge hangs ...Read More

Arizona is just one of several states where teachers have walked out this spring, taking inspiration from a successful teacher strike in West Virginia. (Katherine Davis-Young/PNS)

PHOENIX – Educators and community members who led the Red-for-Ed walkouts in Arizona this spring now are hoping to take their fight to November ballots. The Invest-in-Ed campaign proposes to boost funding for Arizona schools through an increased state income tax on the wealthiest Arizonans. ...Read More

Massachusetts and Rhode Island already have awarded bids for 1,200 megawatts of offshore wind energy. (David_Kaspar/Pixabay)

ALBANY, N.Y. – A "low-cost" option for development of New York state's offshore wind initiative would reap the most benefits - that's the message being sent to the Public Service Commission. A coalition of environmental, business and labor groups has submitted comments to the PSC on the develo ...Read More

Statistics show that children of color are much more likely to be referred for prosecution compared with their white peers. (Youth Justice Coalition)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Juvenile-justice groups are planning to pack a public hearing today in Sacramento - to support a bill that would ban criminal prosecution of children under 12 unless they're charged with murder or rape. Senate Bill 439 will be considered by the Assembly Public Safety Com ...Read More

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created Superman while they attended Glenville High School in Cleveland in the 1930s. (Dimple Monkey/Flickr)

By ANNA HUNTSMAN Reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a “super” state holiday! A bill in an Ohio Senate committee could designate June 12 as Superman Day in Ohio, likely beginning in 2019. The holiday woul ...Read More

SEIU represents 25,000 workers at 37 U.S. airports. (Photo: 32BJ SEIU)

PHILADELPHIA – The first-ever union contract means higher wages and benefits for some 1,500 workers at Philadelphia International Airport. After five years of organizing baggage handlers, wheelchair agents, cabin cleaners and others, union representatives say they have won a contract that wi ...Read More

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