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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 - SD: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

How well can you eat on $25 a week? South Dakota residents can find out by taking the "South Dakota Food Stamp Challenge" during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, which begins Monday, November 17. Cathy Brechtelsbauer, volunteer coordinator for South Dakota Bread for the World, says participa

Sioux Falls, SD – Often the first place a family will cut expenses when they're short on money is their charitable giving, and for South Dakota churches that's a major worry. Gene Miller, executive director of the Association of Christian Churches of South Dakota, is hopeful that all of the n

Lyons, NE – When the dust settled after passage of the much-debated 2008 farm bill, an unpleasant surprise appeared: Funding for rural development is much lower than it was in the 2002 agricultural legislation. A rural advocacy organization based in the Midwest made the analysis. Jon Bailey,

Rapid City, SD - Another good reason to maintain a healthy lifestyle: your risk of stroke drops dramatically. The American Heart Association's newest study confirms that diet and exercise are just two of the critical components of heart health. Dr. Laurie Weisensee, a neurologist and assistant clin

Madison, SD – Helping producers transition to organic farming, and giving the public a better understanding of the industry, are the goals of the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society. Its "Summer Symposium and Farm Tour" takes place on Tuesday in South Dakota. The tour includes a

Sioux Falls, SD – Serious risks of heart disease are showing up in children as young as age three. The new report, conducted by the American Heart Association, encourages parents in South Dakota and elsewhere to make sure their kids get plenty of exercise and good nutrition. Dr. Theresa Stam

Sioux Falls, SD – Beginning Monday, South Dakota residents are being challenged to spend the next week living on the same amount received by the average food stamp recipient. Cathy Brechtelsbauer with Bread for the World is hoping they'll take the "South Dakota Food Stamp Challenge" to learn m

New Orleans, LA - With Christmas approaching, South Dakota residents are reminded that thousands of Katrina children and families are still without the critical support they need. A delegation of prominent African-American women joined the Children's Defense Fund for a recent "Child Watch" visit to

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