PNS Daily Newscast - June 18, 2018 

First Lady Melania Trump makes a statement against separating kids from parents. Also on the Monday rundown: Anti-hunger advocates applaud the newest Farm Bill; plus diaper duty an economic burden for 1-in-3 families.

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PHOENIX - Demand for emergency food rose 27 percent last year at Arizona's food banks. Applications for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS - As Americans celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African-American leaders locally and nationally are calling for action ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. - One of the results of the recession has been a rise in the amount of homelessness in America. According to a new report that looked ...Read More
SALEM, Ore. - Oregon is expecting $44 million to arrive this week, an emergency boost to the federal money already allocated to help with heating ...Read More
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - As Gov. Dennis Daugaard prepares to present his budget proposal to the Legislature this week, South Dakota lawmakers are being ...Read More
NEW YORK - As New Yorkers prepare to recognize the achievements of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a federal holiday, the vast majority of ...Read More
CHICAGO - Illinois is joining the more than 30 states that are using tax increases to balance recession-damaged budgets. That has many human services ...Read More
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - There are programs to help low-income families address most basic needs, but until recently, there hasn't been a local service ...Read More
DENVER - A grand total of $15,308 a year: That's the before-tax pay for a full-time worker making Colorado's minimum wage. The good news: that wage ...Read More
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - What began as a Saturday clinic where lawyers, paralegals, and translators helped poor people in need of legal services ...Read More
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