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PNS Daily Newscast - February 21, 2018 


While school shooting survivors demand stricter gun control measures some teachers are talking about their own walkout; Republicans vow to keep fighting the new district map in Pennsylvania; and from the West Coast - a health care group slams Trump's "skinny" insurance plans.

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Archive: December 19, 2007

Reynoldsburg, OH – Got milk -- and if so, how do you label it? The debate over dairy labels in Ohio is churning, and the Dairy Labeling Advisory Committee meets today to decide whether the state's labeling rules should be changed. At the center of the controversy are dairy farmers and process ...Read More

Bridgewater, IA - Among the thousands of Iowans who will attend the Iowa caucuses on January 3, for some, it will be the first time they've ever participated in a caucus. One of the political newcomers is Bridgewater farmer Virgene Martin. She's decided to get involved because a factory farm operati ...Read More

Salem, OR – Healthcare advocates say it's a birthday worth celebrating. The expanded Oregon Prescription Drug Program (OPDP) is a year old this month, and thousands of Oregonians are benefiting from it. The bulk purchasing plan now allows any Oregonian, with or without prescription drug covera ...Read More

Silver City, NM - A whole new form of mining could be taking place in Catron County, but locals and conservation groups say the plan is "all wet." The natural resource a New York company is going after isn't a precious metal, but something just as valuable -- billions of gallons of groundwater, that ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - This time of year, cash registers and credit cards may be overheating, but Californians worried about fraud should know there is a way to "freeze out" identity thieves. A security freeze will lock up your credit reports and essentially stop any new credit accounts from being opened. ...Read More

New York, NY - This year, only 300 out of the three million New Yorkers on Medicare have complained about the quality of their care. By comparison, around ten percent of commercial health plan members in New York file complaints against their insurers every year. Those are among the findings of a ne ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Here's a last-minute gift idea for the person who has everything -- a chance to "adopt" their Washington State Representative or Senator, or both! A Seattle-based grassroots group has come up with a unique fundraiser that also prompts folks to keep tabs on state lawmakers, by ask ...Read More

Fargo, ND – The "chips" are in, and it's not looking good for states that depend on federal funding to provide health insurance for kids from poor families. The State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) will most likely continue to be funded at its current level for another 15 months. ...Read More

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