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PNS Daily Newscast - July 16, 2019 


House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Public News Service - OR: Women's

Salem, OR – Access to safety and shelter is critical when you're in an abusive relationship. In Oregon, however, state budget cuts may mean less funding for emergency shelters, sexual assault counseling and outreach for domestic violence victims. The governor has proposed that the "Oregon Dom

Portland, OR – Oregon families are struggling to stay afloat, and many are beginning to sink. That's the bleak picture painted by a new report from Children First for Oregon. The group's policy director, Cathy Kaufmann, says personal bankruptcies in Oregon have increased 20 percent since last

Wilsonville, OR - At the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville, "LIFE" is not a prison sentence, it's a new beginning: The LIFE program teaches business savvy to women in prison. The students named it, to stand for "Lifelong Information for Entrepreneurs," and the course combines small b

Portland, OR – Thirty-five years ago Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the case of Roe v. Wade. The decision affirmed a woman's legal right to have an abortion in the early months of pregnancy. Today, the procedure remains both common and controversial. A doctor who performs abortions

Portland, OR – As Oregonians start the holiday shopping season this morning, a new study shows that it might be wise to consider some alternative gift ideas this year. The report shows as materialism in children increases, they also experience a decrease in self-esteem. Some experts say one w

Portland, OR - As winter approaches, the Oregon Food Bank Network is worried there will not be enough food to go around. Less support from the federal government and food producers, combined with recent food product recalls, have resulted in a dip of nearly 75 percent in donations. Normally, the Fo

The perfect gift for mom may be something that keeps on giving, like health insurance for kids or paid family leave. Oregon legislators are considering the “Paid Family Leave” bill this month, and there's still a small chance for the “Healthy Kids Act” that would provide hea

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