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PNS Daily Newscast - January 16, 2018  


New Medicaid work requirements could leave many without coverage; we get perspective from Utah. Also on the rundown: a look at the impact of the Trump administrations efforts to erase references to climate change; and Reading Partners Baltimore inspires struggling readers.

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Human Rights/Racial Justice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- In this first week of the 2018 legislative session, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran says his chamber will pass a bill to ...Read More
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Civil rights groups are celebrating a decision on Friday by a Carson City judge to toss out a petition for a ballot initiative ...Read More
BOSTON – The Trump administration is taking aim at states that have legalized marijuana. On Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...Read More
ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has again used his executive power to shield immigrants from the threat of deportation. Last week, the ...Read More
SEATTLE – The number of white Americans who believe they face discrimination is on the rise, raising the question of how this might affect the ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS – A nonprofit group in Minnesota has written – and most recently, helped revise – guidelines to protect human rights ...Read More
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The murder of a Native American woman in North Dakota has inspired lawmakers in Congress to introduce a bill aimed at protecting ...Read More
NEW YORK – Civil-liberties advocates want the New York Police Department to hand over more information about its cellphone tracking devices ...Read More
NEW YORK – Pass a clean DREAM Act before the end of the year: That's the message delivered to Sen. Charles Schumer's Manhattan office on ...Read More
DEARBORN, Mich. -- They are doctors, philanthropists and entrepreneurs, but they're also the victims of hate crimes, discrimination, and profiling ...Read More
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