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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: May 1, 2017

Every four minutes, stroke claims a life. Knowing the warning signs is important. (Siphotography/iStockPhoto.com)

MADISON, Wis. – Not too long ago, insurance executive Scott Kowalski was driving from Green Bay to his home in Madison. He went into his house and had a stroke, with absolutely no warning. May is American Stroke Month. The American Stroke Association says stroke is the number two killer wo ...Read More

Progressive groups, labor activists and immigrants' rights groups will be protesting today in observance of May Day. (PDA)

PHOENIX -- Today is May Day, also known as International Worker's Day, a celebration of labor rights that has evolved in recent years into a day to also honor the contributions of immigrants. The group Puente Arizona will be leading a rally at 4 p.m. at the Statehouse Complex against the immigrati ...Read More

Hemp can be used to make fabrics, building materials and a variety of other products. (Betty B/flickr.com)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina is poised to become a leader in a growing agribusiness - and all that’s standing in the way is the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Since 2014, states have been permitted to start pilot programs for hemp production. They've seen success in other southern states ...Read More

Epidemiologist Matt Allender came up with a test for sick snakes that's much quicker and less invasive. (University of Illinois)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – A fungal disease is threatening to wipe out a snake species that's already a candidate for protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. The Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake has been disappearing across the country because of habitat loss and environmental stresses. ...Read More

Gas flares are a result of leaking natural gas as companies mine for fossil fuels. (WildEarth Guardians)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The United States frequently looks to the Middle East and political allies for oil and gas, but there is a way to capture more fuel in this country by implementing a simple regulation. A byproduct of oil and gas drilling is wasted gas. Congress now is considering a bill that wo ...Read More

Language in Nebraska's state budget bill could mean restricting health care access for at least 14,000 women. (Daniel Lobo/Flickr)

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska's budget debate enters round two this week amid a controversy over what some say is a sly attempt to reduce access to health services for low income women. The budget bill, LB 327, advanced last week with language that would change the way health care providers qualify to ...Read More

Experts in fraud prevention say you should never give your personal information over the phone to someone you don't know. (Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho – Tax Day has come and gone, which means people are receiving their tax refunds. It also means it's high season for scams. An IRS scam has been sweeping the nation recently, with fraudsters calling victims and demanding that they owe the tax agency money. Cheryl Tussey, who ...Read More

More than 99 percent of the nation's taxpayers currently are exempt from the federal estate tax, slated for elimination under President Donald Trump's tax proposal. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – More than 50 multi-millionaires have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump and Congress to abandon their attempts to abolish the federal estate tax, the only tax on inherited wealth in the U.S. Chuck Collins, heir to the Oscar Mayer fortune and author of the book "Bo ...Read More

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