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PNS Daily Newscast - January 22, 2018 


The funding stumble in Congress deepens the crisis for health centers; also on our nationwide rundown; we will let you know about concerns over possible "gifts" to payday lenders; and a new survey provides alarming numbers about young people and homelessness.

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Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Verona, VA – Surviving on leftovers hasn't been healthy for most family farmers in Virginia, and now they're asking for a seat at America's ...Read More
Minneapolis, MN – A coalition of Minnesota agriculture groups wants the new U.S. Farm Bill, now being hammered out in Congress, to better ...Read More
Newcastle, WY – Some Wyoming ranchers say they need labels to protect themselves and consumers. The demand comes after the USDA green-lighted ...Read More
Portland, OR - As winter approaches, the Oregon Food Bank Network is worried there will not be enough food to go around. Less support from the ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison is asking Americans to spend the next week living on a food budget of a dollar a meal (or $21 ...Read More
Denver, CO – A study released this month found that Colorado is the "thinnest state." However, childhood obesity is on the rise and educators ...Read More
Fruits and vegetables are at the top of the list of healthy foods according to the USDA "Food Pyramid," and farmers in the nation's "salad bowl" want ...Read More
Madison, WI – The "Wisconsin Eat Local Challenge" kicks off today, encouraging Wisconsinites to spend 10 percent of their food dollars on ...Read More
Nashville, TN – A coalition is meeting in Nashville this weekend to talk about further reductions in the food tax. The tax on food groceries is ...Read More
Lyons, NE – The proposed U.S. House Farm Bill may result in larger mega-farms at the expense of smaller family farms, according to a new study ...Read More
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