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PNS Daily Newscast - June 21, 2018 


President Donald Trump reverses course on some aspects of his border policy. Also on the Thursday rundown: With midterms approaching, we take you to a state that you might not expect to be reaching out to Latino voters; and reporter Dan Heyman has a novel angle on the utility of medical marijuana

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Public News Service - MO: Civic Engagement

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Missouri veterans continue to fight for a secure America - this time, with a campaign to raise awareness about the connections between climate change and national security. They'll speak out when the Operation Free bus tour rolls into the Show-Me State today. Operation Free is a vet

ST. LOUIS - A lot of amendments have been attached to the health care reform bills being finalized this month in Washington, and several of those amendments have concerned people on all sides watching closely. One in particular, known as the Women's Health Amendment, would increase access to primar

Jefferson City, MO – While Missouri is contemplating a constitutional amendment to require a government-issued photo ID to vote, a new report argues that there are already too many obstacles when it comes to voting, with the result that millions of people are left out of the democratic process

Missouri military stationed overseas are not getting a chance to have their vote counted in stateside elections, according to a new study from the Pew Center on the States. The report finds Missouri fails to send ballots to overseas voters early enough to allow time to fill them out and return them

Kansas City, MO - Missouri is keeping the spotlight on President-elect Barack Obama's promise to fix the health care system by building grassroots support. In the next two weeks, meetings will be held across the state to seek input on a new public insurance plan. Governor-elect Jay Nixon has also

Jefferson City, MO - Advocates have won a 10-year battle to get the term "mental retardation" out of the name of a state agency. Now they say they're turning to the next battle - encouraging the use of respectful language in all Missouri laws. Governor Matt Blunt recently signed an order changing

St. Louis, MO - The day after voters flocked to the polls, Missouri voter registration organizations already are peeling back the numbers, to review the outcome of their yearlong efforts and to march ahead, asking the newly elected to listen to Missouri voters. Several advocates joined forces to re

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