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PNS Daily Newscast - May 22, 2019 


An internal IRS memo is reported to contradict the administration’s stand on refusing to supply Trump’s tax returns. Also, on our Wednesday rundown: Missouri’s Governor prepares to sign a restrictive abortion bill. And guess which state is agitating for an end to annoying robocalls?

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Public News Service - ND: Education

FARGO, N.D. - The American Heart Association believes that everyone should know CPR, so to make sure the youngest North Dakotans can perform the life-saving technique, the AHA is launching the "Be the Beat" challenge. It is going out to all school basketball teams in the state, where every school ha

Washington D.C. – The latest estimate is that North Dakota's share of the recently-approved federal economic stimulus bill is 500 million dollars, but one of the hidden benefits will be the state's share in roughly 142 billion dollars set aside nationally for children's programs. Barb Tenges

Bismarck, ND – When the North Dakota Legislature begins its 61st session next week, it will decide on a two-year budget. Don Morrison, executive director of the nonpartisan, progressive advocacy group NDPeople.org, believes the expected one billion dollar surplus is a golden opportunity to mak

Bismarck, ND – The November ballot could fundamentally change how North Dakota spends and collects money. "Measure One" is a constitutional amendment that would approve a permanent, protected oil trust fund. Proponents say the fund would work much like a savings account, with the interest inco

Jamestown, ND – Many North Dakota children are overweight; one of the reasons may be too much time spent playing video games. Accordingly, there's action to promote some positive "screen time" for kids in the state. A new Web site launched by the American Heart Association of North Dakota (AH

Bismarck, ND - More than 600 students from 35 tribal colleges across the country were in Bismarck this week for the annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium conference. There were workshops, seminars, and nationally-known speakers addressing everything from climate change to leadership.

Bismarck, ND - David Gipp will be honored Tuesday by his peers for 30 years of service as president of the United Tribes Technical College. The school has gone from providing education to just a few students to over 1,100 now. Gipp says this is only the beginning. "We're going to grow some more fr

Stress is part of the job for many North Dakotans, but for more than five million Americans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), it can be hard to function in daily life. An expert speaking today in Bismarck says when we witness or experience trauma, it can leave us feeling hopele

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