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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2019 


Baltimore mourns Rep. Elijah Cummings, who 'Fought for All.' Also on our rundown: Rick Perry headed for door as Energy Secretary; and EPA holds its only hearing on rolling back methane regulations.

2020Talks - October 18, 2019 


While controversy swirls at the White House, the Chicago Teachers Union goes on strike, and retired Admiral Joe Sestak walks 105 miles across New Hampshire.

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Public News Service - OH: Immigrant

About 117,000 Ohio workers were injured or became ill from exposure to workplace hazards in 2017. (Ceneberg/Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A proposal in Ohio could discourage some workers from filing an injury claim. The Ohio House on Wednesday approved the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation budget bill (House Bill 80), after voting in favor of an amendment that requires injured workers to declare their legal

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a potential citizenship question on the 2020 census is expected in June. (Tim Sackton/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Will the 2020 census include a question about citizenship? Final arguments have been made, and now it's up to the U.S. Supreme Court to decide. The justices heard challenges on Tuesday to a Department of Justice request to include a question asking respondents if they are citizens

There are about 4,000 DACA recipients in Ohio. (The All-Nite Images/Flickr)

CINCINNATI – March 5, 2018, was the deadline President Donald Trump gave Congress to develop permanent solutions for DACA recipients. The day passed, and a year later young immigrants still are unsure about their future. DACA, which stands for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, al

Nearly 150 people were detained in two Ohio immigration raids this month. (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

CINCINNATI — Stories of children being forcibly separated from their parents are adding fuel to the fire for advocacy groups in Ohio already fighting for the rights of immigrants. After widespread outrage over separations along the southern U.S. border, GOP leaders vowed to end the practice.

Data collected in the U.S. Census is used to better understand the composition of communities. <br />(Spot US/Flickr)

CLEVELAND – A request by the Justice Department to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census is drawing concerns from some Ohio researchers. Emily Campbell is the associate director of the Center for Community Solutions in Cleveland and a Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Resear

Bhakti Gajmer spent 17 years in a refugee camp in Nepal. He now operates Akronís Rohan Jewelers with his brother Binod. (Royzman)

By Valerie Royzman Reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration Srijang Laoti Subba opened Family Groceries with his brother and nephew in Akron in 2011. It began solely as a family business but soon, more employees were hired to accommodate the steady flow of customers. The st

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley (L) and Youngstown Mayor Jamael

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Immigration is a hot topic for the hundreds of mayors – including nine from Ohio – in Washington, D.C. this week for the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Congress faces a March 5 deadline to pass a permanent congressional solution for Deferred Act

Researchers say doctors from outside the U.S. are more likely to practice in rural areas and some specialty fields experiencing critical shortages. (Phalinn Ooi/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Amid the controversy over President Donald Trump's travel ban, new concerns are being raised about how the order could affect Ohio's medical community. Physicians from all over the world provide medical care in Ohio, and researchers from the Case Western Reserve University Center

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