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PNS Daily News - August 28, 2014 


Among the stories on our nationwide rundown: high profile accidental shootings making headlines as one state moves to allow confiscation of guns from high risk individuals; the risk in Sunshine State is getting stung as jelly fish invade Florida’s beaches; and some Oregon farmers plow the way for Driver's Card support.

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IMAGE: Several groups are asking Ohio's governor to reverse a decision to not extend a work requirement waiver for SNAP benefits to all counties. Graphic courtesy of USDA.\
Thursday, August 28, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich is being asked to reverse course on a decision that has cost thousands of Ohioans federally-funded food aid. Because of the recession, from 2007 to 2013, Ohio requested a statewide federal waiver of work ...Read More
Thursday, August 28, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO - The Legislature is close to sending a bill to Gov. Jerry Brown that would allow authorities to confiscate guns from at-risk individuals. The bill, AB 1014, is in response to a shooting spree last May near Santa Barbara that left six ...Read More
PHOTO: UNC research found that proximity to care impacts publicly insured patient's ability to continue cancer treatment. Photo courtesy National Cancer Institute\
Thursday, August 28, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The quality of cancer care you receive in North Carolina could depend on where you live. That's the conclusion of two studies recently published in the North Carolina Medical Journal. Stephanie Wheeler, assistant professor in ...Read More
PHOTO: New University of Indiana research has found that most temporary workers from Mexico who get work visas are no better off than those who are undocumented. Photo credit: Bread for the World/Flickr.\
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS - Immigrants from Mexico can fill the gap where there's a need for agricultural or low-skilled work in Indiana and other states. However, a new study finds little benefit for those who legally obtain a temporary worker visa. Indiana ...Read More
PHOTO: The IRS isn't necessarily on people's minds as they head back to school. But experts recommend keeping a careful record of education expenses for those who qualify for an education-related tax credit. Photo credit: Florida State University\
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Thousands of Floridians are heading back to school this fall, spending millions of dollars on advanced education. In addition to the student loans and grants available, Uncle Sam also has programs to offer relief in the form of ...Read More