PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 

A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  

Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - CT: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

PHOTO: Food Day is a national day to learn, eat and advocate for a healthy, more affordable and sustainable food system.

HARTFORD, Conn. – Today is Food Day, a national day to learn, eat and advocate for a healthy, more affordable and sustainable food system – and as a way to grow more greenbacks for Connecticut. Every state is looking at new ways to increase its economic standing, says Cheryl Dunson, pr

EAST HAVEN, Conn. - Anti-hunger activists warned at a news conference Monday at the Connecticut Food Bank in East Haven that hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents are already struggling to get enough to eat, and things could get worse. The House budget just passed in Congress includes a 17

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Connecticut's biggest celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., has taken place at Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History, where 4,000 adults and kids from around the state passed through the doors on Sunday and Monday. This was the sixteenth such annual cel

HARTFORD, Conn. - Hundreds of people are likely to line up for food aid today at the Christian Fellowship Center's Storehouse in Bristol. The folks who stock the shelves there are wondering what will happen to the people in line if proposed cuts to federal food programs are enacted. Initiatives suc

HARTFORD, Conn. - With Thanksgiving around the corner, scores of communities are banding together this weekend to make sure Foodshare can provide turkeys for Connecticut families in need. It's a tall order, with nearly 20,000 people asking for Foodshare's help and the cost of a meal up about 13 per

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Latino youth under 18 are a fast-growing segment of the U.S. population, in more ways than one. They have a 25 percent higher incidence of being overweight or obese than the general youth population in the United States, and along with that comes a higher risk of diabetes. But an

HARTFORD, Conn. - Feeding yourself on $4 a day in Connecticut is no easy task. This month during Hunger Action Month, groups which provide food assistance are urging those who are more fortunate to take the SNAP Challenge. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides $4 a day on average,

HARTFORD, Conn. - Food insecurity means people don't always know where their next meal is coming from... and in Connecticut, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 12.7 percent of the households do not have consistent, dependable access to enough food for active, healthy

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