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PNS Daily Newscast - March 30, 2017 


Featured on today’s rundown; LGBTQ Americans excluded from the 2020 Census; we take a look at how Trump’s energy policies could hurt the sector’s biggest jobs creator; plus how overturning online privacy rules may especially impact immigrants.

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Archive: December 9, 2016

This week is Computer Science Education Week, which highlights computer learning at schools. (LucÚlia Ribeiro/Flickr)

SPOKANE, Wash. - It's Computer Science Education Week, and students in Washington state are finding computer education after the school day is done. In Spokane, all 34 elementary schools have primary Coding Clubs after school. Lisa White, director of after-school programs for Spokane Public Schools ...Read More

Employees of the North Carolina AIDS Action Network are pushing for the state to increase funding for diagnosis and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. (NCAAN)

RALEIGH, N.C. - More than 30 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in North Carolina and the rest of the world, developments in medication and treatment are enabling HIV-positive people to live long and healthy lives. December is HIV Awareness Month. While taking precautions from gettin ...Read More

Massachusetts lawmakers are expected to take up a measure that would allow for automatic voter registration. (Redjar/Flickr)

BOSTON - Bay State voters this year had their first chance to participate in early voting, and if local advocates have their way, lawmakers will consider a measure in 2017 that would allow automatic voter registration. The current state voter registration system involves too many paper forms and is ...Read More

More than 26,000 emergency-room visits a year are the result of acetaminophen overdoses. (V. Carter)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Cold and flu season is officially here, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans catch about 1 billion colds every year. Seven in 10 use over-the-counter medications to treat the symptoms. Many of these meds - from cough syrup and throat lozenge ...Read More

Experts say emergency care is crucial in improving outcomes during a heart attack. (Andrew Malone/Flickr)

DES MOINES, Iowa - Time is precious when a heart attack strikes, and in Iowa, a health-care initiative is connecting heart-attack patients to medical care faster. Mission Lifeline is a collaboration of emergency medical services providers, hospitals and health-care organizations and agencies. They' ...Read More

A new poll finds strong support among conservatives for policies supporting renewables and clean energy, and waning support for coal and nuclear power. (Evan Hansen)

RICHMOND, Va. - President-elect Donald Trump's position on renewables and clean energy is worrying environmentalists - but according to a new national poll, his voters strongly favor them. The post-election survey found that nearly 90 percent pf all voters support more government action to speed up ...Read More

A new poll finds strong support among conservatives for policies supporting renewables and clean energy. (Public Opinion Strategies)

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - President-elect Donald Trump's position on renewables and clean energy is worrying environmentalists - but according to a new national poll, his voters strongly favor them. The post-election survey found that nearly 90 percent of all voters support more government action to spe ...Read More

The draft permits requiring natural-gas operators to check for and repair leaks only would apply to new oil and gas facilities in Pennsylvania. (Jeremy Buckingham/Flickr)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Department of Environmental Protection has released new draft permits to reduce methane emissions in the state. The draft general permits, announced Thursday, would require natural-gas operators to check for and repair leaks from new equipment on a quarterly basis at well site ...Read More

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