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PNS Daily Newscast - July 18, 2018 


Trump now says he misspoke as he stood side by side with Putin. Also on the Wednesday rundown: a Senate committee looks to weaken the Endangered Species Act; and public input is being sought on Great Lakes restoration.

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Public News Service - MN: International Relief

As many as 5,000 people from El Salvador living in Minnesota may have their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as legal immigrants revoked. (Pexels)

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Immigration lawyers in Minnesota have been fielding anxious calls from dozens of Salvadorans, many of whom have U.S. citizen children. That's because the Trump administration revoked their temporary protected immigration status - or TPS - which was granted after a devastating ea

The death toll in Puerto Rico is still rising in the wake of flooding from Hurricane Maria, and Minnesotans are finding ways to help. (Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/Flickr)

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A jam session this week in St. Paul will raise money to help Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, which hit almost a month ago. The death toll still is climbing and most of the island still is desperate for safe drinking water. Musician Maria Isa Pérez

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – President Donald Trump's call to increase military spending by $54 billion likely means cuts will be made to some politically-sensitive programs, from education and the environment, to science and fighting poverty. Trump first announced his plans Monday to the National Govern

PHOTO: The average American throws out about 20 pounds of food a month, which ends up costing $300 to $500 a year. Photo credit: John Michaelson

ST. PAUL, Minn. - It's a major opportunity to address the growing global demand for food and, in Minnesota and across the United States, to slow the rising cost of groceries. According to Professor Jon Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, huge investm

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL - The Twin Cities are home to the largest Somali expatriate community in the United States and, as the famine deepens in the Horn of Africa, they are mobilizing to help. Oxfam says severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 12 million people in desperate need of as

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Many Minnesotans are waiting for news about loved ones in Haiti after an earthquake Tuesday that registered 7.0 on the Richter scale - the largest quake ever recorded in the Caribbean island nation. Several churches and aid organizations in Minnesota have strong ties to Haiti, and

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