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PNS Weekend Newscast - September 23rd, 2017 


Here's a look at what we're covering: Senator John McCain says no to the GOP's health care plan, a new survey takes a look at how residents in one state feel about the effort to real Obamacare, and International Day of Peace is being celebrated this weekend.

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Archive: December 14, 2016

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could drastically affect health care for children in Wisconsin. (Dangubic/iStockPhoto)

MADISON, Wis. – Spurred by campaign promises made by President-Elect Donald Trump, Republican leaders in Congress are demanding a speedy repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Advocates for Children and Families are asking that legislators slow down and develop a complete replacement plan fi ...Read More

A aerial view of Old Orchard Creek Farm in Ashe County is one example of land protected by land conservancy. (Old Orchard Creek)

FRANKLIN, N.C. – With less than two weeks to go before Christmas, North Carolinians are busy planning their holiday menus. And with hundreds of small farms around the state providing everything from eggnog to beef, groups hope folks go local when cooking this month. Many of the state's small ...Read More

A health professional in Bremerton suggests practicing mindfulness to relieve stress during the hectic holiday season.(Dingzeyu Li/Unsplash)

BREMERTON, Wash – The holiday season can be stressful, on the body and the mind. For the body, getting exercise can help Washingtonians feel better and get through the holidays. And for the mind, Bonnie Schultz, a clinical social work practitioner at Group Health in Bremerton, suggests mindf ...Read More

Thieves are watching and waiting for a chance to be a Grinch during the holidays. (aarp.org)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – At this time of year, most of us are getting our credit and debit cards out more often than normal. That means the chance that a cyber thief will try to steal your money or your identity increases as well. Shopping online can be a risk, but it's also easy to fall victim to ...Read More

A new report says state funding cuts at Massachusetts' state colleges and universities mean students are picking up a bigger portion of the tab. (UMASS)

BOSTON – Local high school graduates are paying more for their college education, and according to a new report, that trend could spell bad news for the state's economy. The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center report outlines a pattern of declining funding for public universities and colleg ...Read More

Firefighters from around the region traveled to Gatlinburg and Sevierville to fight the fires. (National Park Service)

GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Last night, thousands of dollars were raised to help people affected by the wildfires that swept through Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. The Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund, largely led by Dolly Parton, featured celebrities including Hank Williams Junior ...Read More

Many women in Indiana go back to work early because they can't afford to stay home after a baby is born. (Sierra Neely)

INDIANAPOLIS – One in three Hoosiers struggles to afford the basic necessities, and those also are the workers least likely to have access to paid family and medical leave. A new report by the Indiana Institute for Working Families looks at what other states and countries are doing for workin ...Read More

Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, is Donald Trump's nominee to become U.S. Secretary of State, a pick that's raising concerns in Nevada's conservation community. (Wikimedia Commons)

CARSON CITY, Nev. – President-elect Trump's picks for Secretary of State and Energy Secretary are seen as alarming by leaders in Nevada's conservation community. Trump will nominate Rex Tillerson, the CEO of Exxon Mobil, one of the world's largest oil companies, as Secretary of State. And he ...Read More

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