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PNS Daily News - May 30, 2017 


We’re featuring several stories in today’s news including: Are Trump’s proposed SNAP cuts fake math? Hospital mergers are questioned around the U.S. And a native Alaskan tribe seeks help to protect sacred lands.

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Rural/Farming

A bill to increase Minnesota's minimum wage faces its first House test today. Sponsor Tom Rukavina says it's a matter of economic justice and ...Read More
In most Wisconsin counties, farmers are still hoping for federal disaster relief for disasters that date back to 2005, and a bill expected in ...Read More
Montana cowboys say "bring it on." They want competition when they take their cattle to market, which is something many say has been missing over ...Read More
Sowing the seeds of rural economic development in Idaho may mean looking beyond the farm. Cultivating small businesses may be the fertilizer small ...Read More
Currently, Iowa has a patchwork of rules and regulations governing livestock confinement operations. The House Environmental Protection Committee ...Read More
Reports of a confirmed new case of mad cow disease in Canada have a Montana farm group renewing its effort to push for a country-of-origin labeling ( ...Read More
As if farming wasn't tough enough, an Iowa agricultural expert predicts the state's farmers will soon face an entirely new series of challenges ...Read More
Taking cuts just isn't fair. That's what the farm group Northern Plains Resource Council says about an out-of-state company's request to use two ...Read More
Small-town Washington, prepare to be invaded. Seventy-eight million Baby Boomers are looking for pleasant places for retirement or second homes ...Read More
Renewable fuels, a new farm bill and "country of origin" food labels are on the agenda of the National Farmers Union annual convention, which gets ...Read More
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