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PNS Daily News - September 1, 2014 


Our news today features several stories including the President talks minimum wage this Labor Day; marking the extinction of the world’s once most abundant bird and Israel lays claim to a portion of the West Bank.

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Friday, August 29, 2014
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota's labor unions say Labor Day should be more than a long weekend at the end of summer. It should also be time to recognize the hard work - and workers - around the state. Mark Anderson, president of the South Dakota ...Read More
Friday, August 29, 2014
NEW YORK - It's a big number that's making headlines in New York, but local advocates for immigrants say the flow of unaccompanied minors to Long Island is being taken in stride. Reports published in Newsday show that Long Island leads the state ...Read More
PHOTO: A portion of the new Hickory Nut Gorge Trailhead was built by the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps. The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce says recreation opportunities like this help them bring businesses to the area. Photo courtesy of Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy\
Friday, August 29, 2014
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - For some North Carolina communities, the "trail to success" for economic development is being found through actual trails. This week, Henderson County celebrated the opening of a new trailhead in Hickory Nut Gorge. Bob ...Read More
PHOTO: Monday is the anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. The bird once numbered around 5 billion in North America. Photo credit: Tim Lenz/Flickr.\
Friday, August 29, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas - Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. The commemoration is being used to urge protection of other species that may face the same fate and for the law that protects them. The Endangered Species ...Read More
PHOTO: As Social Security marks its 79th anniversary this month, a report finds it is providing great benefits to Illinois families and the economy. Photo credit: Zimmytws/iStockphoto.com\
Thursday, August 28, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A new report from the advocacy group Social Security Works, highlights the ways that at the ripe old age of 79, Social Security is helping Illinois' residents and the economy. While pensions have changed, jobs have been ...Read More