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PNS Daily Newscast - October 21, 2019 


G-7 meeting may move to Camp David; conservation groups sound alarm about acting BLM chief; NC suit aims to change solitary confinement policy there; questions about Amazon Ring coordination with police; and microbes might help in earthquakes.

2020Talks - October 21, 2019 


2016 candidate Hillary Clinton says Russia is "grooming" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for a third-party run. And Sen. Bernie Sanders has biggest Democratic campaign event this season so far.

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Public News Service - KY: Livable Wages/Working Families

Frankfort, KY – Save money and reduce debt: That's the message from Governor Steve Beshear for "America Saves Week" (February 22-March 1). However, Bishop Walter Jones, with Citizens of Louisville Organized and Uniting Together (CLOUT), says it's a call that's tough to answer for Kentuckians t

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's budget-balancing act is featuring more options. Increasing the cigarette tax, budget cuts, and video gambling are already being debated, and a new set of possible moves has just been placed on the table, including updating the tax code, which is now actually regressi

Frankfort, KY – The "tax man" has up to almost $5,000 for hard-working Kentucky families this year. That's the maximum amount for an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) refund, and "EITC Awareness Day" - January 30 - is designed to encourage families to investigate their eligibility. Community A

Frankfort, KY – "The heat is on" -- and that's good news for the 118,000 Kentucky families who have received help from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) this winter to cover their heating bills. Many have never applied for this aid before. Applications from first-timers are u

Louisville, KY – When unemployment is high and the economy is down, many Kentuckians will think about heading back to school. And, at least 72,000 could soon be eligible for a tax credit to help defray the costs of higher education, according to a study from the Center on Budget and Policy Pri

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's budget scissors have been extra sharp for legal aid groups. One million of the $1.5 million the state usually invests in the programs was cut last year, and the Governor is proposing another cut of $250,000 as part of his plan to make up for the budget shortfall of

Frankfort, KY – January is the beginning of tax season in Kentucky. A new study from the Kentucky Asset Success Initiative (KASI) shows that the free tax preparation service KASI offers generates more than $14 million in economic activity in local communities. KASI calculated the benefit based

Louisville, KY – Churches and religious organizations have a history of providing care, comfort, clothing and food during tough economic times. Several Kentucky churches are going beyond those basics during the current economic downtown. The Rev. David Meredith, a United Methodist Church past

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