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PNS Daily News - December 6, 2019 


A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 6, 2019 


Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Public News Service - NC: Early Childhood Education

Photo: Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County volunteers. Courtesy: Habitat for Humanity Forsyth County

RALEIGH, N.C. - One unintended consequence of fixing the "fiscal cliff" could be a reduction in the tax incentives to make nonprofit donations. Capping the amount of itemized deductions individuals can claim at around $17,000 is one solution being tossed around in Washington to help solve the budget

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - The first 2,000 days of a child's life are what education experts say are crucial to his or her development. North Carolinians from all walks of life are stepping up to ask the state to continue their investment in early childhood education. Last year, state funding for early chi

Picture taken at Love's Learning Center in Dallas, NC

RALEIGH, N.C. - It isn't every day that life-sized paper dolls greet North Carolina lawmakers - but that's what's happening today at the State Capitol. The display, made up of hundreds of child-size paper cutouts created by children from early-childhood education centers around the state, is organi

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The severe budget cuts to North Carolina's early childhood education programs seen last year are already making their mark, at least when it comes to perception of the state's programs. A report released today by the National Institute for Early Education Research finds that North

MONROE, N.C. - Thousands of children across North Carolina will celebrate a special birthday today. It's Dr. Seuss's birthday, which is also "Read Across America Day," sponsored in the Tar Heel State by the North Carolina Association of Educators. It's a day when community leaders, celebrities and

NAGS HEAD, N.C. - A growing number of pediatricians across North Carolina are adding one more tool to their doctor's bag: A children's book. It's part of a national program called "Reach Out and Read." The organization collects children's books and works with selected pediatricians to distribute th

RALEIGH, N.C. - Most toys on kids' wish lists will likely require batteries, but one North Carolina group is issuing a reminder that books can offer lifelong value to a child. Reach Out and Read distributes books to 130,000 children in need across the state through pediatricians. This holiday, the

ASHEBORO, N.C. - Nipping the problem of childhood obesity in the bud, by targeting children aged from birth to five years: That's the strategy of Shape NC: Healthy Starts for Young Children. The program began last year and is now expanding to 10 more communities in North Carolina, a state that has t

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