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PNS Daily Newscast - June 20, 2019 


The Trump administration finalizes a coal-friendly emissions rule for power plants. Also on today's rundown: A new development in the debate over the 2020 Census citizenship question; and why "Juneteenth" is an encore celebration in Florida and other states.

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Public News Service - FL: Civic Engagement

Health care is health care, whether it's for the heart, the body - or the mind. The nation's new "Mental Health Parity Act" requires insurance companies to cover mental illnesses and disorders as they would any other health issue. It gained support because suicide is a leading cause of death, and be

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

Orlando, FL - As Floridians go to the polls for early voting, the national grassroots community organization ACORN announced it has suffered a nationwide rash of racial incidents, office break-ins, vandalism and even a death threat since Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain accused the

Negative ads on Florida television and radio stations have gotten some negative attention from "Divided We Fail," a bipartisan coalition launched by AARP, along with labor and business groups. The coalition, which represents more than one million people, is calling for an end to the mudslinging and

Orlando, FL - Whether it's online, at the library, or at the election office, today is the last day for Florida residents to register to vote in November's election. Many counties are offering extended hours to accommodate the last-minute rush, some staying open as late as 10 p.m. tonight. More th

Are your chads still hanging? Floridians remember Election 2000 all too well, when the nation dubbed the Sunshine State a "state of confusion." Eight years later, and with record-breaking voter turnout expected in November, an election watchdog group says Florida still has a long way to go to ensur

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

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