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PNS Daily Newscast - June 20, 2019 


The Trump administration finalizes a coal-friendly emissions rule for power plants. Also on today's rundown: A new development in the debate over the 2020 Census citizenship question; and why "Juneteenth" is an encore celebration in Florida and other states.

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Public News Service - KY: Civic Engagement

FRANKFORT, Ky. - An Eastern Kentucky University political science professor says the attack of a liberal activist by supporters of U.S. Senate GOP candidate Rand Paul before the final debate Monday night, is symbolic of the nasty tone in this year's mid-term elections. Joe Gershtenson, director of

FRANKFORT, Ky.- Kentucky Supreme Court justices say the need for legal aid in civil matters like divorce, adoption and foreclosure in the state is great, and it's growing. They hope a new panel, the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission, will help more low-income citizens get the legal assistance th

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

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