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PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2019 


President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Public News Service - MN: Smoking Prevention

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Children in Minnesota and nationwide have too much access to screen time, sugary beverages and junk food, according to a national report. A Minnesota program already is doing what the report suggests to combat the problem - but its funding is set to expire. The report from the Ce

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. - Minnesotans are making great strides in some areas but losing ground in others in the fight against cancer, according to a new report. Death rates in seven of the top 15 cancer types have declined for both men and women over the most recent five and 10-year periods, accordi

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and Clearway Minnesota are joining forces today at the Capitol to rally against proposed legislation that aims to roll back the Freedom to Breathe Act. Physician Courtney Jordan Baechler, a preven

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. - Knowing just how far candidates will go to support health issues like fighting cancer isn't always easy to figure out. That's why the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS-CAN) is issuing its first-ever Minnesota voter guide. Cancer is the leading cause of death

ST. PAUL, Minn. - If you've checked out new tobacco products lately, you might notice they come in various shapes and forms. The tobacco industry continues to re-invent as the restrictive regulations continue, with little cigars, orbs and strips that appear like breath mints, and even spitless tobac

St. Paul, MN – A pack of smokes will cost more under state legislation expected to be introduced today. Rep. Erin Murphy's bill would increase the state cigarette tax $1 a pack. She says the revenue would pay for crucial health-related programs for the underinsured. And, she adds, her plan wou

St. Paul, MN – While cancer is still the leading cause of death in Minnesota, it's becoming less-deadly. That's the bottom line of a yearly report released by the American Cancer Society. Minnesota spokesman Matt Flory says it shows early testing and treatment are paying off. "We're doing a

St. Paul, MN – Today marks the "Great American Smokeout," when Minnesotans who light up are being asked to kick the habit for a day -– or better yet, permanently. Matt Flory with the American Cancer Society of Minnesota says more and more Minnesotans are doing just that. "Smoking rates,

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