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PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2019 


President Trump rattles the Middle East, saying the U.S. will recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights. Also on our Friday rundown: A judge blocks laws limiting the power of the new Wisconsin governor. Plus, momentum builds across party lines to abolish the death penalty.

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Public News Service - KY: Civic Engagement

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Some voices from the mountains are trekking to the Beltway to urge an end to surface mining and plead for economic and green investment in Appalachian coalfields. People who live there, members of grassroots groups and environmentalists who are part of the movement and event called

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Legal help for thousands of Kentucky veterans will literally roll into town early next month. On July 9 and 10, Project SALUTE, an RV-turned-mobile-law-office, will make a stop at the Legal Aid Society offices in Louisville. Marc Theriault heads up the Society's law and technolo

FRANKFORT, Ky. - In what could be one of the most difficult years of crunching numbers Kentucky has ever seen, advocates are coming together for a rally this morning at the state Capitol, urging lawmakers to keep kids in mind. Hundreds of advocates from across the state are rallying for the kinds of

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gov. Beshear's new two-year spending proposal relies heavily on money from expanded gambling at racetracks. That's drawing criticism from the group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), which took to the halls of the Capitol annex to sell baked goods to help lighten the deficit,

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Despite the continuing economic downturn and adverse publicity about federal health care reform, a new survey says citizens of the Commonwealth vigorously support reforming the health care system. In the 2009 Kentucky Health Issues Poll carried out by the Foundation for a Healthy K

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The AARP>/em> has a lot riding on health care reform, and the nation's largest senior organization has been spending much of the summer talking, listening and explaining details in the debate over how to change health care in America. AARP Kentucky is wrapping up town hall meetings

PADUCAH, Ky. - With the President's health care reform proposal still before Congress as lawmakers are concerned about the cost, some AARP members aren't waiting, among them Kentuckian Melba Ray. It was 1959 and Dwight D. Eisenhower was President when Ray last visited the national Capitol. This we

Frankfort, KY – More than 186,000 Kentuckians of voting age are not allowed to cast ballots because of felony convictions - but that could change this week. House Bill 70, which would restore the voting rights of former felons, is up for a vote Tuesday. Richard Mitchell with the Central Kentuc

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