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PNS Daily Newscast - January 15, 2019 


Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, removed from all committee assignments in Congress. Also on the Tuesday rundown: Indiana among states working to fight food insecurity during the government shutdown; plus, nine years on, watchdogs still wait for reforms to Citizens United.

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Public News Service - KY: Women's Issues

FRANKFORT, Ky. - It can be tough for domestic violence survivors to get their lives back in order if they lack reliable transportation. In Kentucky, however, they can now take matters into their own hands. The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association is launching a "Car Individual Development Accoun

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky HealthCare and community partners across the state have launched a statewide, five-year campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke. A survey by University of Kentucky HealthCare reveals that more than 1.5 million Kentuckians und

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A high-profile murder case in Kentucky has created a push for stronger protections against domestic violence. The death of 29-year-old Amanda Ross and murder charges against her ex-fiance Steve Nunn, a former state legislator and son of a former Republican governor, are raising ques

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Nearly 30,000 Kentucky children do not have a place to call "home" each year, according to a new report on child homelessness from the National Center on Family Homelessness. Kentucky comes in 42nd in the state-by-state report, which means only a few states face problems more severe

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the nation of women who smoke during pregnancy, ranking 49th of all the states, and Senator Denise Harper Angel (D-Louisville) hopes something can be done about it in the next legislative session. She has filed a bill that would provide more

Louisville, KY – Economic abuse does not only define the woes of Wall Street – it also occurs within some Kentucky households. According to a new poll, a majority of Americans fail to see the connection between domestic violence and economic abuse, although control of a victim's finances

Louisville, KY – Volunteer attorneys are standing by to help victims of domestic violence in Jefferson County free of charge as they navigate the court system to obtain a Domestic Violence Order, commonly called a restraining order, against their abusers. Neva Polley manages the Domestic Viol

Frankfort, KY – The financial ties that bind can be the toughest to break through. That's what the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) says is a major stumbling block in helping survivors leave their abusers. KDVA found that many survivors in shelters were turning to payday loans to

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