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PNS Daily Newscast - April 16, 2021 


UPDATE: At least 8 people dead and more wounded after a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis; Florida's Republican lawmakers vote overwhelmingly to pass so-called "anti-riot" bill


2021Talks - April 16, 2021 


Biden announces tough sanctions on Russia; Pelosi says she won't bring bill to floor expanding Supreme Court; and Harris announces largest ever U.S. investment in childcare.

Archive: February 15, 2021

According to the CDC, populations disproportionately affected by the coronavirus are also at higher risk for dental problems and oral disease. (Adobe Stock)

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children, and as families postpone preventive dental care due to the pandemic, experts say it's important to maintain good oral-health habits at home. Dr. Kerry Dove, who runs a pediatric dental practice in Concord, said lack of ...Read More

Labor Day fires in Oregon displaced thousands of people across the state. (Oregon Dept. of Transportation/Flickr)

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- The 2020 wildfires devastated Oregon communities, burning more than a million acres and destroying homes. Grants from the AARP Foundation are helping some Oregonians get back on their feet. Noreen Dunnells, president and CEO of the United Way of Lane County, which received one of ...Read More

Twenty-six states plus Washington D.C. are already allowing some or all of their school employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (felipecaparros/Adobe Stock)

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BOSTON -- Teachers unions, along with firefighters and other labor unions, have asked the state to support a pilot program to rapidly vaccinate all school employees in ten to 20 high-need districts in the next month. They also asked for higher education staff to be added to phase two of the vaccine ...Read More

Caregivers are concerned cuts could affect them as Washington state deals with its budget shortfall from COVID-19. (Rolando Avila/SEIU 775)

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OLYMPIA, Wash. -- With Washington state facing a big budget shortfall because of COVID-19, many are calling for the state to fix its tax code. The groups advocating for change contend the state's tax system is "upside down," and the most regressive in the nation. According to the Institution on Ta ...Read More

From September to December 2020, intent to receive COVID-19 vaccination increased from 39.4% to 49.1% among adults from various demographic groups, says research from the CDC. (Adobe Stock)<br />

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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Medical experts and health-care advocacy groups warn legislation to expand Kentuckians' ability to opt out of vaccinations against infectious diseases is dangerous and unnecessary, especially during a pandemic. Sen. Mike Wilson, R-Bowling Green, the majority whip, said he filed th ...Read More

As of 2020, it's estimated nationally more than five million people cannot vote due to a prior felony conviction. (Adobe Stock)

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- State lawmakers are considering bills to restore rights for people with felonies in their past, as well as expand polling hours, vote-by-mail options and same-day registration. A virtual event Thursday by Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC) aims to keep people informed about ...Read More

Idaho GOP Rep. Mike Simpson's infrastructure proposal includes $3 billion to address water quality across the Northwest. (Bob Wick/U.S. Bureau of Land Management)

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BOISE, Idaho -- A $33 billion infrastructure plan for the Northwest developed by Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, continues to shake up the region. While the potential removal of four dams on the lower Snake River has garnered attention, other parts of the proposal are equally important for the Northwes ...Read More

In 2020, 81% of older adult participants in the Nourish Colorado's Nutrition Incentive Program reported that food boxes increased their food security. (USDA)

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DENVER -- Colorado's food networks are finding new and creative ways to get fresh produce directly from farmers to people who need it during the coronavirus pandemic. Roberto Meza, co-founder of the East Denver Food Hub, said new partnerships made through Nourish Colorado's produce-box program have ...Read More

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