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PNS Daily Newscast - February 20, 2018 


A day in court for the alleged Florida school shooter; also on our nationwide rundown; a 24 hour hotline "reignited" to support immigrants; plus a new study finds prescription drugs in the Hudson River from Troy all the way down to New York City.

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Poverty Issues

LANSING, Mich. - Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are moving to improve school lunch programs, but are getting hung up on how to pay for it. The U.S ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. - This week a labor group is trying to get the attention of one of North Carolina's largest tobacco companies by targeting the firm's ...Read More
PHOENIX - In 2006, Arizona voters approved a new 80 cents-a-pack cigarette tax, with the proceeds earmarked for early childhood programs. Now a ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Compared to their Caucasian counterparts, children of color and American Indian children in Minnesota have a greater incidence of ...Read More
CHICAGO - With Congress reconvening today and the mid-term election season in full swing, lawmakers are expected to take up a topic that affects all ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. - The fight against loan modification scammers continues in Virginia, and now homeowners have a new weapon. It's called the Loan ...Read More
COLUMBIA, Mo. - As part of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, the Missouri Community Service Commission is asking people to ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - September is national Hunger Action Month, and two Minnesota organizations have joined forces to address hunger locally. Hunger ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. - Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) subsidizes child-care costs for poor families so parents can keep working, but the state plans to ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Whether it's soccer, football or softball, back to school often means back to sports for Ohio kids. However, a lack of medical ...Read More
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