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PNS Daily Newscast - July 22, 2019 


As the weekend heatwave subsides, a report predicts more killer heat in the future; Democrats continue to push for articles of impeachment against Trump; and could a House bill be a watershed moment for wildlife conservation?

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Public News Service - NY: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

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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