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PNS Daily Newscast - October 20, 2017 


In focus on our Friday Rundown; the U.S. Senate takes a first step towards passing major tax cuts; holiday help wanted as retail and restaurant job opportunities abound; plus, we report on a website that helps new moms take 12 from work.

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Public News Service - AZ: Peace

Interfaith Thanksgiving this Sunday. Credit: Rev. David Felton, United Methodist Church

PHOENIX - In the wake of the terrorist bombing in Paris, this weekend's Eighth Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner in Fountain Hills takes on a new role, that of bringing together a community riven by fears about Muslim immigrants from Syria. This week Governor Doug Ducey demanded the feds stop

Gov. Ducey to refugees: Not welcome in Arizona. Credit: AimeeLow/morguefile.com

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey's call for a moratorium on refugees entering Arizona in light of the recent terrorist attacks in France is drawing criticism from groups that assist in settling refugees. The immigrants rights group Puente and Catholic Charities of Arizona are among those protesting the g

Phoenix-area faith leaders have coalesced around an online petition speaking out against hate demonstrations, following an anti-Muslim rally last weekend in Phoenix. Credit: Jaime Steele.

PHOENIX – More than 60 faith leaders representing thousands of Arizonans have signed a new online petition circulated by the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona, in the wake of an anti-Muslim rally in front of a mosque in Phoenix last weekend. The petition is titled Arizona Faith Communities S

PHOTO: The thought of housing undocumented children brought people, both supporters and opponents, to the streets of Oracle, Arizona this week. Photo courtesy of Frank Pierson.

ORACLE, Ariz. - Housing undocumented children is causing public displays of both protest and support in communities in the Southwest, including Oracle, Arizona, located about 100 miles north of the border of the U.S. and Mexico. Frank Pierson lives in Oracle and is the president of the St. Helen Ca

PHOENIX - It was a subdued start Monday for Arizona's 2011 legislative session. Talk of budgets and policy was replaced with expressions of sadness, sympathy, and prayers for the victims of Saturday's Tucson shooting. A vigil was held at the Capitol by the immigrant rights group Border Action Networ

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