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PNS Daily Newscast - July 16, 2019 


House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Public News Service - ME: Youth

AUGUSTA, Maine - Two bills being considered by legislators in Augusta are being called a workers' rights rollback "doubleheader." One would remove protections for egg-farm workers and the other would let teenagers work longer hours for less pay. The Maine Working Families Coalition and immigrant rig

PORTLAND, Maine - According to the most recent data available, gathered in 2009, 17.5 percent of Maine children under 18 lived in poverty - up one percent from 2008, when the recession hit. While somewhat surprised that the increase was no greater, Dean Crocker of the Maine Children's Alliance says

PORTLAND, Maine - Bullying continues to be a problem in Maine schools, and some teens are taking matters into their own hands with an effort intended to shine a spotlight on anti-gay harassment and offer hope to kids who feel hopeless and alone. Betsy Parsons is a public high school teacher in Por

BAR HARBOR, Maine - School will be back in session soon and, this fall, some middle-school students will be leaving their more traditional, indoor classrooms to explore and learn in a different setting - the great outdoors. They'll travel to Acadia National Park to learn about subjects ranging from

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