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PNS Daily Newscast - December 11, 2017 


Families across the nation are still waiting for children's health insurance funding; also on our nationwide rundown, Aztec High School in New Mexico remains closed following a deadly shooting; plus a look at how politics figure into most companies' marketing strategies.

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BOULDER, Colo. -- Boulder's public library will host an array of international writers this weekend as part of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. The event kicks off Friday and will feature India's Ambassador to Canada, Vikas Swarup, better known as the author of the book “Q&A,” whic

Playing a team sport can produce positive lifelong benefits for young people. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Children from low-income families are more likely to miss out on playing organized sports than their wealthier peers, and the impacts can be far reaching, according to a new report by The Colorado Trust. Shale Wong, a pediatrics professor at the University of Colorado School of Medi

A report summarizing four decades of research concludes that immigrants benefit U.S. communities and do not increase crime. (Pixabay)

DENVER – As President Donald Trump continues to make good on promises to deport undocumented immigrants – with some in Colorado seeking protection in sanctuary churches – a new study shows U.S. cities with large immigrant populations experience lower rates of crime. Contrary to t

President Obama is calling on public-lands agencies to be more inclusive of America's increasingly diverse population. (AlbertHerring/Wikimedia Commons)

DENVER - President Barack Obama has signed a first-ever memorandum to help guide federal agencies as they work to make public lands more inclusive for all Americans. Jes Ward, executive director of the Colorado-based group cityWILD, pointed to recent efforts in Congress to sell off public lands and

Denver and Boulder celebrate their first-ever Indigenous People's Day today. (Pixabay)

DENVER — Monday marks the first Indigenous People's Day to be celebrated in Boulder and Denver. It is also Columbus Day, a federal holiday. Events held in Boulder intend to reach beyond what most kids learn in grade school about the man celebrated for discovering lands where people had been

Colorado LGBT communities are forging ahead with gay pride events. (US Department of State/Wikimedia Commons)

DENVER - The tragedy in Orlando is not stopping upcoming gay pride celebrations across Colorado. Denver PrideFest is forging ahead with events scheduled for this weekend at Civic Center Park. Last year's festival and parade drew more than 365,000 people. Rex Fuller, vice president for communicatio

The National Wildlife Federation is urging Americans to buy a Federal Duck Stamp to show solidarity with National Wildlife Refuges.

DENVER - As the standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon continues, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is urging Americans to buy Federal Duck Stamps to show their support for protecting wildlife habitat on public lands. Aaron Kindle, NWF Western Sportsmen's campaign manager,

Congress is considering reauthorizing a fund that helps protect iconic sites such as Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Credit: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

DENVER - It's not a household name, but The Land and Water Conservation Fund may be one of the most successful conservation programs in the nation's history, according to a new report. The fund is set to expire in 20 days unless Congress moves to reauthorize the program. David Nickum, executive d

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