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PNS Daily Newscast - April 25, 2019 


The Supreme Court considers U.S. Census citizenship – we have a pair of reports. Also, on the Wednesday rundown: a look at how poor pay and benefits can threaten the success of preschoolers. And, the Nevada Assembly votes to restore felon’s voting rights.

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NEW YORK - If times weren't hard enough for the nonprofits that fill in the gaps of society's so-called safety net, their recession-related funding cuts may be aggravated by proposals in many states, including New York, that they be hit with new fees and taxes, as part of states' plans to balance bu

NEW YORK - New York leaders are pledging to aid earthquake victims in Haiti as emergency response teams determine how to meet immediate needs like shelter, food and water. Mayor Bloomberg says the world came to New York's aid after 9/11, and now New York wants to make sure the world comes to the aid

New York, NY - Thursday is day four of Senate confirmation hearings on New York federal judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. How's she doing? "Outstanding," says Emma Coleman Jordan, a Georgetown University law professor who's watching the hearings "I think that something catas

Albany, NY - President Obama signs a bill today that will create what he calls "an army of volunteers" dedicated to addressing the nation's toughest problems. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act will, according to the president, triple the number of "Americans helping Americans" in a time of ext

Albany, NY - The U.S. Army has been putting forth its best efforts to attract potential recruits across the country, but still is failing to meet its recruitment goals in New York. The efforts have included expensive advertising and video games designed to appeal to possible new soldiers. The Nati

Massapequa Park, NY - Last week's vote to provide billions more dollars for the war in Iraq is sparking protest in New York's faith community. Religious leaders will gather today (Thursday) in front of Republican Congressman Peter King's office, as the only Long Island representative to vote to cont

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