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PNS Daily Newscast - February 20, 2019 


Sen. Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 race for president. Also, on the Wednesday rundown: Tuition or meals? We take you to a state where college students fight food insecurity. Plus, another state's attempt to legalize hemp.

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Public News Service - IL: Peace

CHICAGO - The war in Afghanistan began eight years ago this week, and Illinois residents who have sons or daughters in the military are wondering whether the troops will be coming home anytime soon, or whether more will be sent. Meantime, peace activists are planning demonstrations in Illinois and a

CHICAGO - When the fall semester begins, Illinois college students may be learning about the war in Iraq from young adults who have lived through it. Iraqi refugees will be attending college at De Paul, Dominican, and Lewis Universities in Illinois, and in more than a dozen other states, thanks to t

Chicago, IL - There are plenty of ways to serve the country without having to pick up a gun. That's the view of a coalition trying to curb on-campus military recruiting in the Chicago area, and offer alternatives for community service. A year ago, rules were passed to limit military recruitment in

Chicago, IL – Despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent on advertising and video games to attract potential recruits, a new report finds the U.S. Army is not hitting its recruitment goals nationwide, or in Illinois. Suzanne Smith, research director with the National Priorities Project, w

Chicago, IL – As the Camp Hope vigil near President-elect Barack Obama's Chicago home continues, peace and social justice activists are shifting gears today to focus on the fighting in Gaza. An all-day vigil will be held in remembrance of those killed and in hopes for a possible cease-fire.

Chicago, IL – Dozens of combat boots and book bags will line the Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago this afternoon in an exhibition marking the "International Day of Concern about Young People and Gun Violence." The display memorializes the 151 Illinois soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the 7

Chicago, IL - Chicago's Crown Fountain will be a "freeze zone" today. Volunteers cooling off in Millennium Park are going to be signaled to, literally, stop whatever they're doing, and stand as still as statues. Organizers of the "freeze" say it's a way to call attention to an upcoming Chicago City

Chicago, IL – Illinois is saluting a group of veterans who are often overlooked during Memorial Day weekend; those who took their own lives after returning from duty. The American Friends Service Committee holds an event today with the goal of getting quality mental health care services to sol

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