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PNS Daily News - June 27, 2016 


We’re covering a variety of issues in today’s rundown including: human kindness shines in the wake of deadly flooding; Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump in two new polls; and several injured during a white supremacist rally in California.

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Thousands of South Dakota prisoners are living with disabilities, and advocates say the state is making positive moves to help returning citizens reintegrate into society. (iStockphoto)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
PIERRE, S.D. – A new report shows that 32 percent of inmates in federal prisons and 40 percent of people in jails have at least one disability. The study from the disability advocacy group RespectAbility says any effort at prison reform ...Read More
Groups are working with first generation college students and their families to get them to complete some kind of post-secondary education. (Virginia Carter)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Getting Indiana's kids motivated when it comes to post secondary education was the focus of a recent event in Indianapolis. The Postsecondary Counseling Institute features a series of workshops for educators, parents, youth ...Read More
When a culvert collapsed, cutting off the Crossings Mall in Elkview, some of the Kroger workers there fired up the grills to feed the hundreds of folks trapped at the shopping plaza. (Dan Heyman)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The floods have been tragic and disastrous, but they also gave folks a chance to show the instinct for neighborliness West Virginians are known for. When the bridge into the Crossings Mall in Elkview collapsed, it took out the ...Read More
A new online mapping tool shows California has almost 93,000 oil and gas facilities. (jenslanmbert photography/iStockphoto)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES - The massive gas leak at Aliso Canyon has helped alert people to the danger of living near oil and gas facilities, and a new online mapping tool shows that California has almost 93,000 of them, with 1.3 million people living within half ...Read More
Immigration experts caution against misconceptions and scams in the wake of the Supreme Court decision last week. (Zerber/iStockphoto)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Immigration advocates are speaking out to clear up misconceptions in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to block key parts of President Obama's immigration policy. For now, the lower court ruling stands, which means his ...Read More
Robotic milking systems are leading to happier, healthier cows. (DeLaval.com)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
WILTON, Iowa - When cows can milk when they want to instead of when farmers get around to it, they're happier and healthier. Voluntary robotic milking systems are popping up at farms in Iowa, especially in smaller operations like Blue Knoll farms in ...Read More
Colorado families could save more than $1,400 a year in electricity costs under the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. (Pixabay)\
Monday, June 27, 2016
DENVER – Colorado families could save more than $1,400 a year in electricity costs under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, according to a new report by the Georgia Institute of Technology. Marilyn Brown, the ...Read More