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PNS Daily Newscast - July 20, 2018.  


Trump now wants Putin to visit the White House this fall; Also on the Friday rundown: health insurance rates to rise by almost 9 percent in California; and as the climate crises reaches “Zero Hour” young people take a stand.

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Public News Service - FL: Social Justice

On any given night, there are 60,000 Floridians who do not have a place to call home. With the economic downturn, rising foreclosures, and record-breaking unemployment, almost half of them this year were homeless for the first time. The Florida Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing program is o

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year

As President-elect Barack Obama begins his transition to the Oval Office, having won a two-thirds majority of the Electoral College, political pundits say he is entering the White House with a mandate for change. However, with so many problems facing the nation, advocacy groups are scrambling for a

Voters who are concerned about providing proper proof of eligibility at the polls received some good news Tuesday from the Florida Association of Supervisors of Elections. Local election supervisors can accept proof of voter eligibility, even on Election Day, according to a letter from an attorney f

Miami, FL - A familiar face has gone before Florida voters to argue against a new attempt to narrow the definition of marriage. Michael Schiavo, who made national news a few years ago in the fight over whether he could allow his disabled wife, Terri, to die, is urging Florida voters to say "no" to A

Washington, D.C. - While the debate continues on the floor of Congress over a $700-billion corporate bailout, members of the joint economic committee are hearing testimony today about the welfare of Americans living in poverty. John Edwards Jr., chair of the Florida-based Community Action Partners

Jacksonville, FL – Would-be U.S. citizens in Florida have some of the longest waits in the country, according to a new report from the National Immigration Forum that documents the naturalization application backlog. The wait for citizenship paperwork to be processed can take as long as five y

Miami, FL – A consumer health-care advocacy group is questioning whether the State of Florida really will reap 20-percent savings from a pilot Medicaid insurance program that moves patients into private health maintenance organizations (HMOs). Florida CHAIN (Community Health Action Information

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