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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 


A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.


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Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Public News Service - IN: Youth

A majority of returning college students stay continuously enrolled until they finish their degree. (Adobe Stock)

INDIANAPOLIS - The road to a college degree isn't always a direct path, and new research suggests adult students who are "giving it another go" are finding it worth the effort. A report from think-tank New America and the Graduate! Network examines so-called "comebackers " - returning college stud

A new report finds that taking the time to get professional certification leads people to greater employment and increased confidence in their career prospects. (Adobe Stock)

INDIANAPOLIS - A "good job" isn't out of reach for Hoosiers without a college degree, according to a new survey. According to a Gallup report, nearly 50% of workers who have a high school education and professional certification - but no college education - are most likely to be in a 'good job. Tha

Domestic violence calls in Indianapolis rose from about 73 calls a day before the stay-at-home order to 86 per day. (AdobeStock)

INDIANAPOLIS -- The governor's stay at home order has dramatically changed the daily life of many Hoosiers, and it also could be behind recent shifts in crime patterns. Researchers at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs e

More than 650 colleges in the United States report having a food pantry for students facing hunger. (AdobeStock)

INDIANAPOLIS – Anecdotes about starving college students are actually no laughing matter, as research reveals hunger on campus is not uncommon. In a national survey released early this year, 45% of student respondents said they had experienced food insecurity. Ty Davis is assistant dean of

Thousands of students crowded the Indiana Statehouse for the 2018 March for Our Lives Rally. (We LIVE, Inc.)

INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly a year after a massive national anti-gun violence event, students in Indiana are continuing their fight. A "March for Our Lives" rally will be held Sat., March 2, at noon at the Statehouse ,in support of pending state legislation to require background checks on all gun sa

Foster youth transitioning into adulthood may have trouble obtaining education, employment and housing. (ohurtsov/Pixabay)

INDIANAPOLIS — New research uncovers the instability faced by Indiana youth in foster care, and the resulting negative outcomes experienced during their transition to adulthood. Fostering Youth Transitions, a data brief released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, showed that moving in

The earlier someone starts engaging in binge drinking, the more likely he or she is to suffer serious consequences, a new study shows. (Gunner Grimnes/Flickr)

INDIANAPOLIS – From beer pong to quarters, binge drinking is a social norm on many college campuses. However, researchers say it's a risk behavior that does not always end after graduation. The study from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) examined data from 10 India

New research suggests the goal of improving academic performance has not been realized yet among Indiana charter schools.

INDIANAPOLIS – New research into Indiana's school voucher program reveals academic progress may not be on par with expectations. Researchers from two universities – Notre Dame and Kentucky – examined the standardized test scores of more than 3,000 low-income students who switched

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