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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - NY: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

New York, NY — It is being cited as the "forgotten issue" that affects 13 million American kids. With just hours to go, as candidates scramble to turn out the vote, an issue hanging over the heads of one out of every five New York children has gone missing. That issue is poverty, according to

New York, NY — "You helped Wall Street - now, how about the states?" That's essentially the message Governor David Paterson has delivered to Congress this week. He he testified before the powerful U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, recommending a stimulus package to help states meet their bu

Riverhead, NY - Weather forecasters are predicting lows in the 20s for Long Island during the first few weeks of April. Because that could mean hard times for the unsheltered, a Long Island homeless service organization is announcing an emergency program today that will keep its clients warm, fed an

Southhampton, NY - A solution has been found that will allow a Long Island church to continue hosting a homeless shelter after some parents expressed concern about its coexistence with a pre-kindergarten. Beginning this weekend, overnight shelter and food for the homeless will again be offered at So

Mineola, NY - Santa may find an empty cookie plate in some houses tonight, because many Long Islanders don't have much food to spare. Their friends and neighbors still have time to help fill the gap, even though a campaign to collect 22,000 turkeys for food baskets is 15,000 short. Randi Shubin Dr

Summer vacation may mean leisure time for schoolchildren, but it can also mean a lack of health for disadvantaged kids who are missing the essential nutrition they get from school breakfasts and lunches. Federal studies reveal that the seasonal loss of healthy meals can lead to cognitive loss and

New York, NY - New York ranks 40th when it comes to providing low-income students with free or reduced-priced breakfasts, according to a new report from the Food Research and Action Committee (FRAC). FRAC's Lynn Parker says not only are schoolchildren missing out on an important meal, but the state

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