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PNS Daily News - July 2, 2015 


We’re covering stories from coast to coast, including; the U.S. Supreme Court delays a Texas law that would have closed many of the state’s clinics that perform abortions, and the EPA says it will ban a pesticide which has been linked to ADHD, reduced IQ and other health conditions; and a report on the climate-driven rise in ticks and mosquitoes, which also raises the threat of potentially deadly insect-borne illnesses like Lyme Disease and the West Nile virus.

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PHOTO: Thousands of Nevadans volunteer at food banks, hospitals, animal shelters, and schools each year, and AARP Nevada is seeking nominees for its highest honor given for volunteerism. Photo courtesy of Douglas County, Nevada.\
Thursday, July 2, 2015
LAS VEGAS – Nevadans who give their time and talents to help others can be nominated for an award that recognizes the positive contribution of volunteerism. Hilarie Grey with AARP Nevada says the 2015 AARP Nevada Andrus Award for Community ...Read More
GRAPHIC: To help improve the state's air quality, thousands of Utah residents are expected to drive less this month as part of the annual Clear the Air Challenge. Graphic courtesy Salt Lake Chamber.\
Thursday, July 2, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY – Utah residents are being asked to drive less in July as part of the state's annual Clear the Air Challenge, which organizers say has helped stop thousands of tons of emissions from entering the atmosphere. Ryan Evans ...Read More
PHOTO: Mentors are needed across the state for ASPIRE, a program that pairs middle school and high school students with mentors to help kids explore and consider college and career options. Photo courtesy of ASPIRE.\
Thursday, July 2, 2015
SALEM, Ore. – Oregon will soon be rethinking the way English-Language Learner (ELL) students are taught – and how funds are spent in support of that mission, after Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill into law this week to convene an advisory ...Read More
PHOTO: As Missouri veterans try to find jobs in a challenging economy, many will have to do so without the benefit of food assistance in the coming year, due to changes in state legislation. Photo credit: Duboix/morguefile.com. \
Thursday, July 2, 2015
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - This weekend, many will feast on summer delights and give thanks to those who have fought for our nation. But those who work to combat hunger say there is not much to celebrate in upcoming changes to safety net programs that ...Read More
PHOTO: Sparklers and other novelty fireworks are legal in Ohio, but the State Fire Marshal's office warns Ohioans to use caution when using them. Thousand of people are treated each year across the country for fireworks-related injuries. Photo credit: Ajay Singh/Morguefile.\
Thursday, July 2, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It can be fun to make a bang with fireworks when celebrating Independence Day, but the State Fire Marshal's office has a grim reminder for Ohioans. Not only are most fireworks illegal in Ohio, they're also quite dangerous ...Read More