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PNS Daily Newscast - May 22, 2019 


An internal IRS memo is reported to contradict the administration’s stand on refusing to supply Trump’s tax returns. Also, on our Wednesday rundown: Missouri’s governor prepares to sign a restrictive abortion bill. And guess which state is agitating for an end to annoying robocalls?

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Public News Service - WV: Education

Charleston, WV – West Virginia lawmakers will be back in business later this week, and a statewide campaign aims to get them working promptly on the needs of the youngest West Virginians. Margie Hale with the West Virginia Kids Count Fund believes early child development should be lawmakers

Charleston, WV – It's a disturbing trend, according to teen advocates. New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the national teen birth rate rose last year, for the first time since 1991. Teen births are up in West Virginia, too, following the national trend. Kim

Charleston, WV – When it comes to state government, the top priorities should be helping people out of poverty, and building a strong middle class. That's the view of a group holding its first annual meeting today in Charleston, including a discussion of ways that West Virginia lawmakers can c

Charleston, WV – West Virginia kids may spend more time in a new classroom – the Great Outdoors. A provision in the "No Child Left Behind" Act, now up for renewal in Congress, would include grants and other support to help schools teach about the environment. The plan is being called "No

Families will be lining up at stores for back-to-school shopping but many low-income parents will be hit hard by the costs, and merchants may not see the big boost they might expect. Some store owners have called for the return of the back-to-school sales tax holiday, which was cancelled a few years

Head Start, children's health care, and more are at stake for West Virginia in a federal budget stand-off, and community groups are calling today for Congress to stand firm against a threatened presidential veto. Sam Hickman with the National Association of Social Workers in West Virginia says the

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