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PNS Daily Newscast - February 22, 2019 


North Carolina will hold a new election to fill the final disputed seat in the U.S. House. Also on our Friday rundown: Baltimore sues Monsanto and others for polluting city waterways. Plus, a public lands program moves towards permanent status.

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Public News Service - CO: Senior Issues

Denver - A cut to the Colorado state budget could put the brakes to "Meals on Wheels" and other programs for seniors around the state. Lawmakers in Denver this week will continue debating whether or not to cut two million dollars in funding for senior services that help older Coloradans continue to

Denver, CO – The New Year brings new struggles for Coloradans who are without work and, in many cases, having trouble staying fed. This week, AARP Colorado has launched a statewide food drive to help local food banks replenish their supplies after the busy holiday season. AARP decided to get

Denver, CO - Golden years, indeed. More Americans say they'll be putting their retirement plans on hold if economic conditions don't improve, according to a new survey from AARP. Close to two-thirds of people over age 45 who answered the survey say they will continue to work if necessary. Cameron G

Durango, CO – An eighth-grader won this year's national spelling bee on a little-known word meaning 'a reward.' Now the over-50 set has their turn to shine. They will displaying rewards of a lifetime of learning at "AARP The Magazine's National Spelling Bee," scheduled for June 14 in Cheyenne,

Denver - State business and union leaders are on the same page, calling for health care and financial security for all, and vowing to make thse the key campaign issues this election season. Colorado lawmakers, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and national representatives of AARP met last week in Denve

Denver, CO - "How's your healthcare coverage?" In terms of small talk in Colorado, that's what you may be more likely to hear these days in lieu of, "How's the weather?" During this election year, a new survey from AARP finds a wide range of Colorado voters concerned about healthcare affordability

Denver, CO – Thousands of low-income Coloradans are struggling to get medical care because of a federal Medicaid law requiring proof of citizenship. Colorado family advocates say the identification rule is unnecessary, since no one in this state is receiving care who shouldn't be. Elisabeth

Denver, CO – More Coloradans with disabilities are getting wise to their rights when it comes to housing. Deborah Cameron, with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, says calls to the group's "Fair Housing Hotline" this year have increased, from people concerned about discrimination, and th

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