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PNS Daily Newscast - June 23, 2017 


Today on the rundown: the Senate GOP releases a draft of their health-care bill; Tropical Storm Cindy is bringing heavy rainfall to the South; and could Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ “tough on drugs” approach fuel mass incarceration?

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Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Farmers markets have continued to grow in popularity across the state, and for good reason Mike Heavrin with the Center for Rural Affairs says ...Read More
Legislation designed to meet the growing use of food shelves in Minnesota is heading for a vote at the state legislature. Its author is Rep ...Read More
Minnesota's "March Food Drive" is in its home stretch, with the goal of raising nine million dollars or pounds of food. Organizer Sue Kainz ...Read More
The farm bill isn't just for farmers; it also plays a critical role in fighting hunger in Colorado. Senators Ken Salazar (D-CO) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) ...Read More
The state's largest yearly food drive gets underway today. Minnesota's "March Food Drive," is designed to stock over 260 food shelves across the ...Read More
Tens of thousands of hungry Minnesotans are not receiving the taxpayer-funded food assistance earmarked for them, according to a new report ...Read More
West Virginia is about to see a new set of architectural wonders -- or, depending on how hungry you are, art that's good enough to eat! Teams of ...Read More
An increasing number of Minnesotans are relying on foodshelves and food banks for their basic nutrition needs. Sue Kainz of Minnesota FoodShare is ...Read More
For the last half century Meals on Wheels has provided food for generations of needy citizens, but four out of every ten programs in the U.S ...Read More
In a report released yesterday, almost 400 farm, consumer, and community groups say the new U.S. Farm Bill needs major changes in order to help ...Read More
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