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PNS Daily Newscast - October 23, 2019 


A top US diplomat testifies that millions in military aid was held up over Trump demand for "Biden probe." Also on our rundown, a hearing today targets Big Oil and "climate denial."

2020Talks - October 23, 2019 


Facebook says it blocked four networks of social media accounts to prevent election interference; and Julin Castro announces he might not have enough cash on hand to keep the campaign going.

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Public News Service - MI: Human Rights/Racial Justice

LANSING, Mich. - They're coming by planes, trains, cars, bikes and on foot. The second-ever U.S. Social Forum officially begins today in Detroit. Some 30,000 people, many of them social activists, will spend the next few days attending workshops, rallies and protests to inspire greater cooperation a

East Lansing, MI - Hate crimes against people who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) increased by 133 percent in Michigan last year, according to the Triangle Foundation, a group that has compiled such reports in the state since 1992. The problem was explored at a

West Bloomfield, MI - Women around the globe will celebrate International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8. In the United States, they'll be remembering milestones such as the 19th Amendment, which gave the nation's women the right to vote. Renee Beeker, Michigan chapter president for the National

Lansing, MI - "Home for the holidays" will be a new home for several dozen teens being resettled from Burma and the Republic of Congo to Michigan this month. They are refugees from wars being waged in their countries and, when they arrive, they will need foster homes and help assimilating to their n

Detroit, MI - A group of Michigan families is appealing to Pope Benedict XVI for compassion as the pontiff visits the U.S. this week. They're families with gay and lesbian relatives who feel that statements the Pope has made validate violence towards gay and lesbian people. The Pope has said homose

Lansing, MI – Teachers, students and parents are headed to the State Capitol today to take on the school bully. They're backing "Matt's Safe School Law," which would require schools to have stated policies that harassment based on sexual orientation is not allowed. The bill is named after a st

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