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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 - IL: Census

child poverty graphic  Courtesy of: Voices for Illinois Children

CHICAGO - New Census Bureau numbers have shown the number of Illinois children living in poverty in 2011 to be higher than expected. The Bureau's American Community Survey found 660,000 children living below the poverty line, about two percent more than the year before. One in four under the age of

CHICAGO - U.S. census figures indicate 25 million women in America live below the poverty line - more than the population of Texas. Women in Illinois are no exception, especially those trying to raise their children alone. A new report by Voices for Illinois Children says nearly 40 percent of Illi

CHICAGO - Immigrants in Illinois hold a considerable amount of voting clout, according to a new census study to to be released Thursday by the Immigration Policy Center in Washington. Wendy Sefsaf, with the American Immigration Council, says the study found more than six million voters registered

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