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PNS Weekend Newscast - September 23rd, 2017 


Here's a look at what we're covering: Senator John McCain says no to the GOP's health care plan, a new survey takes a look at how residents in one state feel about the effort to real Obamacare, and International Day of Peace is being celebrated this weekend.

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Public News Service - ID: Philanthropy

The most caring city in America? A new national ranking says it's Boise. (knowlesgallery/iStock)

BOISE, Idaho - After a month of headlines critical of its shutdown of the Cooper Court homeless encampment, a new report may be the closest thing to redemption for Boise. The group WalletHub has ranked Idaho's capital the "Most Caring City in America." The group said it rated the country's 100 bigg

More than 500 people have signed up for a group

BOISE, Idaho - Refugees are a top news headline around the world, as well as here at home, with debate over resettlement programs and the thought-to-be accidental fire that destroyed the Boise International Market. Two Boiseans have organized a gathering on the Idaho Statehouse steps for Saturday,

PHOTO: Glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol tests are free during the Way to Well tour, making stops in communities throughout the Gem State, including a stop in Caldwell on Wednesday. Photo credit: Microsoft Images.

CALDWELL, Idaho - Glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol tests are free to the public during the Way to Well tour, making stops in communities throughout the Gem State, including a stop in Caldwell on Wednesday. AARP Idaho is teaming up with Walgreens to offer the free health information, and AARP

PHOTO: Gratitude can change your attitude, and maybe even your health. Research shows people who practice gratefulness are better off physically and mentally. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

BOISE, Idaho – Gratitude can change your attitude, and maybe even your health. With the season of giving and thankfulness underway, Wickes MacColl, grants manager at the Idaho Children's Trust Fund, points to research that shows people who practice gratefulness are better off physically and m

PHOTO: Idaho State Capitol Photo credit: Deborah Smith

BOISE, Idaho - Nonprofits in Idaho are flexing their economic muscle, according to a new report. The study, commissioned by the Idaho Nonprofit Center, calculated the effects of the state's nearly 4,800 nonprofit organizations. Lynn Hoffman, the center's executive director, says nonprofits bring in

REXBURG, Idaho - Students need to be in good health and have season-appropriate clothing and a stock of school supplies to be ready to learn. When they're missing any of those basics, educators are often the first to notice. That was the basis for creating the Idaho Education Association Children'

BOISE, Idaho - Give a dollar – and make a difference worth $150. A new study presented in Boise on Wednesday tracked each foundation dollar granted to 20 nonprofit advocacy groups working to change policies, rules and laws in the Northwest. The goal was to calculate the return on the investmen

Boise, ID – It's the last day of the year, and that means the last chance for Idahoans to make donations to their favorite charitable groups and get a tax write-off for 2007. Idaho's nonprofit organizations depend on individual donations for most of their support, and demands for their service

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