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PNS Daily News - July 26, 2017 


Here’s a look at some of our stories: 20 hours of Senate legislative debate could mean the end of Obamacare; the Justice Department once again takes aim at sanctuary cities; and a push for equality as landmark legislation marks a milestone.

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Public News Service - ID: Arts & Culture

Idaho's class of 2015 ranked third in the country for its proportion of students with debt. (Faustin Tuyambaze/Unsplash)

BOISE, Idaho – Idaho students and former students heading into the new year are strapped with debt, and despite political rhetoric on the topic, there doesn't appear to be any sign of relief on the horizon. According to a new report from the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS), 7

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - Striped hats and green eggs are the themes in Idaho public schools around the state this week. Students are delving into Dr. Seuss this week for "Read Across America," an National Education Association event that coincides with Dr. Seuss' birthday on Friday. The annual event i

Boise, ID – "Investing in Idaho," a documentary film about childcare in the Gem State, has won recognition with three national awards. Co-writer and director Charlie Chapin, of California-based Moonshadow Productions, says the awards give credibility to the film's goal of helping parents, ca

Boise, ID - A movie that revolves around a character described as a "retard" is getting "two thumbs down" in Idaho, and around the country. "Tropic Thunder" opens this week amid protests from advocates for people with intellectual disabilities. Cindy Bentley, who is a former U.S. Special Olympics

Boise, ID – Idaho teens are looking for a "third place" to call home, and public libraries are working on fitting the bill. Besides home and school, teens look to other locations for social interaction, and a new study shows that these so-called "digital natives" might find public libraries ar

Boise, ID – Nonprofit organizations are among the fastest-growing business sectors in the state of Idaho, and Pablo Eisenberg, Senior Fellow at Georgetown University's "Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership," says they need to invest in their people in much the same way fast-growing high-

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