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PNS Daily News - July 25, 2014 


Featured on our Friday rundown: President Obama calls for economic patriotism; an update on the North Carolina mayor walking to D.C. to save rural hospitals; Detroit water shut-offs are grabbing international attention; and today marks the 93rd birthday for a very important river.

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PHOTO: Some Ohio lawmakers are proposing legislation to prohibit employers from excluding birth control from women's health insurance coverage. Photo credit: Bryan Calabro/wikimedia commons.\
Friday, July 25, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Legislation soon will be introduced in Ohio to prevent companies from interfering in their female employees' health-related decisions. State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, D-Kent, said the "Not My Boss' Business Act" is meant to counter the ...Read More
PHOTO: The National Association of Letter Carriers meets every other year. At this week's meeting in Philadelphia, members discussed possibilities for modernizing the U.S. Postal Service and avoiding service cutbacks.  Photo credit: Michael Shea, National Assn. of Letter Carriers\
Friday, July 25, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. - It's birthday cake and protest rallies for U.S. Postal Service employees in Oregon and across the country. The Postal Service is 239 years old on Saturday, and letter carriers had their convention this week in Philadelphia ...Read More
PHOTO:  A report from the Sightline Institute calls for BLM to recalculate
Friday, July 25, 2014
LANDER, Wyo. - The coal market has changed. U.S. coal used to be mined primarily for domestic use, but markets overseas are growing as domestic demand declines. A new report from the Sightline Institute outlines that history and argues that the ...Read More
PHOTO: The proposed diversion of the Gila River is the focus of an event commemorating
Friday, July 25, 2014
SILVER CITY, N.M. - An event in Silver City today will celebrate Colorado River Day. Its organizers hope to raise awareness about a proposal the state is considering to divert the Gila River, a tributary of the Colorado River, to Deming and other ...Read More
PHOTO: A report from the Sightline Institute calls for BLM to recalculate
Friday, July 25, 2014
HELENA, Mont. - It's been called "outdated," and a new report from the Sightline Institute shows how being behind the times means Montana is missing out on coal cash. A U.S. Government Accountability Office report earlier this year criticized the ...Read More