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PNS Daily Newscast -May 25, 2017 


In focus on our nationwide rundown; a GOP candidate spends final night of his campaign allegedly “body slamming" a reporter; the CBO numbers are out and the latest version of the AHCA ends health coverage for 23 million Americans; and we take you to a township that aims to be carbon neutral by 2050.

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Public News Service - CO: Philanthropy

Coloradans can avoid scams by researching groups before making end-of-year contributions. (CentralITAlliance/iStockphoto)

DENVER - The season of giving is in full swing, and it's also the time when many Coloradans make end-of-year tax-deductible donations to their favorite nonprofits. Out of 13,000 registered charities in Colorado, 2,000 have been prohibited from soliciting contributions. Colorado Attorney General Cyn

A new report makes the case for investing in healthy communities and cites Colorado programs that are working to do this. (Pixabay)

DENVER - Cutting-edge programs at work in Colorado show that reversing inequities in health and well-being is possible, according to a new report commissioned by the Colorado Health Foundation. Colby Dailey, managing director of the Build Healthy Places Network, said efforts to overcome systemic ba

Some Colorado organizations are celebrating National Health Center Week with free backpacks and school supplies for low-income kids. (Pixabay)

DENVER — Colorado is celebrating National Health Center Week to recognize the contributions of clinics that serve more than 23 million Americans. The focus this year, according to Laurie Larrick, vice president of human resources and compliance with the High Plains Community Health Center, i

As Coloradans face colder weather and higher utility bills, demand for food pantry assistance increases while supplies decline at the end of harvest season. Credit: Leonie Wise

DENVER – As the days grow shorter and colder weather arrives, food pantry shelves across Colorado start to get pretty bare. Larry Martinez is deputy director of the poverty assistance organization Denver Inner City Parish, which runs a food bank on Wednesdays and Fridays. He says as famili

Local farmers, food entrepreneurs and investors are gathering in Carbondale this weekend to

DENVER – Slow Money, a grassroots effort to help bring more local food from farm to table, is holding its first Colorado conference this weekend in Carbondale. Slow Money founder Woody Tasche cites the "slow food" movement as inspiration, which began in Italy after the first McDonald's outlet

Patient with health provider. Credit: Colorado Community Health Network.
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DENVER - Reinforcements in the battle against cervical cancer are on their way for women at risk in Colorado. The Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) has been awarded $150,000 to launch a pilot project to improve screening rates at clinics. The federal government recently changed guidelines f

PHOTO: The annual Women Powering Change expo in Denver brings more than 100 state and national organizations together to discuss their work advancing issues like sustainability, social justice and gender empowerment. Image credit: Stuart Jenner.

DENVER – More than 1,000 attendees are expected at today's Women Powering Change expo in Denver. The event, which began as a small backyard gathering in 2013, now showcases the work of more than 100 advocacy organizations across Colorado and the U.S. Lauren Casteel, president and CEO with th

DENVER – W-2 forms and other tax forms are beginning to make their appearance in the mailboxes of Coloradans, and with them the knowledge that tax season is upon us. For many, taxes aren't a do it yourself process and help can be costly for people living on a fixed income. This year, more

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