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PNS Weekend Newscast - June 25th, 2017 


Here's what we're covering.....Another Republican has come out against President Trump's healthcare bill, advocates across the country are speaking out about the new GOP plan for healthcare, and actor Johnny Depp is apologizing for joking around the President Donald Trump should be assassinated

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Archive: June 5, 2017

90 percent of people whose hearts suddenly stop die if they don't get CPR. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. – Every year more than 350,000 Americans suffer cardiac arrest in a location other than a hospital, and for every one of them, survival depends on someone immediately stepping up to administer CPR. According to the American Heart Association, almost 90 percent of people who ...Read More

A record number of Americans have turned to solar energy to power their homes. (energy.gov)

TAKOMA PARK, Md. -- Despite President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, Americans continue to embrace the idea of renewable energy. Forty years ahead of Environmental Protection Agency predictions, output from renewable energy has doubled, and now nearly twenty percent of ele ...Read More

A consumer advice writer says car manufacturers are throwing in a lot of incentives to buy a car this summer. (Pexels/Pixabay)

PORTLAND, Ore. -- It's nearly summertime, and that means deals for buying a car are rolling in. U.S. News and World Report consumer advice writer John Vincent is based in the Northwest and said this is a great year to invest in a car. Several years of solid car sales are starting to peak, and manu ...Read More

Missouri ranks among the top ten states with the highest percentage of food insecure households. (Jacqueline Sosa/Pixabay)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Breaking the cycle of poverty is more difficult when kids go hungry, and that's especially true after school lets out for the summer. With that reality in mind, a USDA program in the state is expanding, allowing several thousand more children to be eligible for food support this ...Read More

Conservation advocates say the San Pedro River may be endangered by a water bill passed this year, part of the reason most of the legislators received an F on the annual Sierra Club Environmental Report Card.(Wikimedia Commons)

PHOENIX – The Sierra Club's annual Environmental Report Card is out for 2017 – and Gov. Doug Ducey and most of the Republican majority in the Legislature get a failing grade. The report singles out a water bill that gives the advantage to livestock interests over tribes and public land ...Read More

More than 55,000 Arizonans work in clean energy jobs, so renewable companies say they are moving forward despite federal backtracking on the Paris climate accord.(cleanenergy.org)

PHOENIX – Leaders in renewable energy are calling President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord misguided and are vowing to move forward anyway with climate friendly projects and policies. They argue that Arizona is the sunniest state in the nation and therefore ...Read More

There are more ticks in Tennessee this summer because temperatures didn't drop as much during the winter months. Experts advise precautions. (Karolina Kabat/flickr)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After a weekend outdoors, you may want to check yourself, your kids and your pets for ticks. The Center for Disease Control is predicting an increase in ticks and the diseases they carry this summer because of a warmer winter. Experts say in most cases if you can remove the tic ...Read More

New research shows going solar could turn a profit of as much as several million dollars per life saved from coal-related diseases. (Getty Images)

DENVER – Thousands of Americans die prematurely from air pollution-related diseases associated with burning coal, and a new study from Michigan Technological University says transitioning to solar would save more than 50,000 American lives each year. Joshua Pearce, the report's lead author, ...Read More

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