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PNS Daily Newscast - June 27, 2019 


More time on the ground for the Boeing 737 MAX. Also on our Thursday rundown: A diverse group tackles the topic of salmon recovery. Plus, summer bees are buzzing, but for how long?

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Archive: August 31, 2018

North Dakota's new voter ID law is expected to be a key topic during a debate between candidates for the Secretary of State's Office. (twenty20.com)

BISMARCK, N.D. – A bit more than two months remain until the midterm election, and a series of debates might help to inform the decisions of North Dakota voters. AARP North Dakota is teaming up with Prairie Public Broadcasting for the events, which will be aired live on radio, television an ...Read More

The World Health Organization lists wireless radiation as a possible human carcinogen and a major government study linked it to tumors in rats. (D3Damon/iStockphoto)

LANSING, Mich. – This week, the nation mourns the loss of Senator John McCain, who succumbed to a brain tumor known as glioblastoma. Now, groups concerned about the health effects of radiation from cell phones and cell towers are raising the alarm about this increasingly common type of cancer. ...Read More

The University of Minnesota has developed 27 varieties of apples since 1878, including the popular Honeycrisp apple. (UNM)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota's newest apple debuted at the State Fair this week, with fairgoers more than willing to pay three dollars to taste "First Kiss," the latest apple from the University of Minnesota. UMN has one of three apple-breeding programs in the country and 20 years ago, create ...Read More

Expectant and new mothers will have a chance at a healthy start to motherhood at an addiction treatment center in southern Oregon. (dandottaviano/Twenty20)

MEDFORD, Ore. – While the United States continues to grapple with the opioid crisis, an addiction-treatment facility in southern Oregon is offering hope to mothers. The Addictions Recovery Center, or ARC, in Medford recently received a $30,000 grant from Jackson Care Connect for its program ...Read More

Paraeducators perform a range of tasks to help teachers in the classroom, including signing for students with hearing impairments. (Ellen Banner)

Tacoma, WA - A low-paid group of educators known as paraeducators (or "paras") say it's time they received livable wages. Paras assist teachers in the classroom, often working with students with disabilities and in the special education department. Comments from Barbara Randall-Saleh ("suh-LEE"), pr ...Read More

Researchers say teens often rely on their friends when they have questions about sexual and reproductive health. (Pixabay)

CLEVELAND – While having "the talk" with kids about the birds and the bees is typically a parent's duty, some researchers say comprehensive sexual-health education is also vital – and it's information some Ohio kids are missing out on. Shaina Munoz is a policy and planning associate fo ...Read More

A federal court ruling requiring the Virginia General Assembly to redraw its legislative district boundaries could eventually affect partisan control of the House. (Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. – Just like deja vu, Virginia lawmakers are back in Richmond for a special session to comply with a court order to redraw congressional districts – and their critics argue they're back to making the same mistakes. House Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a proposal they clai ...Read More

According to a new report on Indiana's working families, the state ranks last among the 12 Midwest states for the percentage of adults with a post-secondary degree or credential. (Pixabay)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – At the turn of the century, Indiana ranked average or better than the Midwest as a whole in terms of family incomes, poverty, employment rates, union coverage, and other key indicators of stability. But according to a new report from the Indiana Institute for Working Famil ...Read More

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