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PNS Daily Newscast - November 22, 2017 


Haitian communities vow to fight Trump moves to terminate legal status; also on the rundown; an update on the trial of an activist who shut down a pipeline; a new poll shows Americans want to talk turkey not politics, on Thanksgiving; and just ahead of Black Friday - Cyber Security an emerging toy-safety concern.

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Archive: October 19, 2016

AARP is hoping the candidates will give specifics at tonight's debate about their plans regarding Social Security. (Mark Scheerer)

MADISON, Wis. - So far, the presidential debates have provided jabs and accusations but haven't held a lot of substance on many issues important to average Americans. Lisa Lamkins, fideral issues director for AARP Wisconsin, says Social Security is of critical importance, and Americans are waiting t ...Read More

There are 712,000 Oregonians on Medicare, and now is the time that they should take a close look at their coverage and decide whether changes need to be made for 2017. (Images Money/Flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Open enrollment for Medicare is here, which means 712,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Oregon have the opportunity to review their plans - which also can be a challenge. People across the country will have until Dec. 7 to take a look at changes to their current plans or sign up for Me ...Read More

The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, includes provisions to ensure all children have equal opportunities to succeed in school. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Research shows Ohio's 14,000 foster kids are likely to experience poor educational outcomes, and for the first time, school districts and child-protection agencies are collaborating to improve their educational stability. The federal "Every Student Succeeds Act" includes provisions ...Read More

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CONCORD, N.H. - Cities in the Granite State are trailing others in New England and the nation for providing legal protections to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, according to a new report. Xavier Persad, legislative counsel for the Human Rights Campaign, said the good ne ...Read More

Switching to 100 percent renewable source would save $9 billion in energy and fuel costs in Pennsylvania in 2050 alone. (USDA/Wikimedia Commons)

BRISTOL, Pa. - The Keystone State could get all its power from renewable energy sources and generate thousands of jobs by the middle of this century, according to a new report. Titled "Envisioning Pennsylvania's Energy Future," the report outlines a plan for increased investments in wind and solar ...Read More

Forty women and men protested outside Trump's Philadelphia campaign office. (Emma Boorboor)

PHILADELPHIA - Women dressed in black protested Tuesday outside Trump campaign offices in at least 15 cities around the nation. Led by survivors of sexual assault, a multiracial group of 40 women formed a symbolic human wall outside Donald Trump's campaign office in Philadelphia. Emma Boorboor, wit ...Read More

Experts say when kids know where their food comes from, they are more likely to become better educated as consumers. (CFRA)

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa farmers are in the midst of harvest season, but many are pausing to share the fruits of their labor with local kids. October is Farm to School Month, and activities and events around the state are educating students about eating healthy foods. Ellen Walsh Rosemann, who owns ...Read More

The organizers hope this debate watch party in Richmond sparks an open, constructive discussion about the future of Social Security. (AARP Virginia)

RICHMOND, Va. - A debate watch party tonight in Richmond is intended as a chance for folks to set aside the bitter taste of the election, and organizers hope it'll help spotlight an issue they say needs bipartisan attention. AARP Virginia is sponsoring the watch party at Baja Bean Co. on West Main ...Read More

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