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PNS Weekend Newscast - July 22nd, 2017 


Here's a look at what we're covering: The new White House communications director is expressing his love and loyalty to Donald Trump, more meetings between then Senator Jeff Sessions and the Russians being disclosed, and environmental groups say drilling in New York has contaminated wells.

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Public News Service - IN: Philanthropy

Simiyu House in Kenya was built by volunteers through Indiana University at Bloomington. (Eric Smith)

KOUTS, Ind. – A student teaching project through Indiana University has turned into a quest to keep children in school in Africa. Eric Smith is a Portage High School graduate, attended IU Bloomington and now is a middle school English teacher in Kouts, but spends most of his free time workin

PHOTO: An estimated 1,400 adoptive families in Indiana on a waiting list for the State Adoption Subsidy since 2009 will finally get the money they need. Photo credit: Rich Mullins/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of adopted children and their families in Indiana will finally receive long awaited support. In 2009, the state began placing families that adopted children with special needs on a waiting list for additional financial help. Gov. Mike Pence is now releasing $10 mill

IMAGE: It's Giving Tuesday and Hoosiers are encouraged to take time to give back to those in their own community.

INDIANAPOLIS - Now that the Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend has finally come to an end, Hoosiers are encouraged to turn their attention to those less fortunate. It's Giving Tuesday today, a campaign created last year to create a national day of charitable giving. According to the president a

PHOTO: A project that began more than 20 years ago honoring veterans at Arlington National Cemetery has made its way to Indiana. Photo: wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery. Courtesty: Wreaths Across America.

INDIANAPOLIS - Volunteers across Indiana are honoring fallen military heroes one wreath at a time. Wreaths Across America began in 1992, when a wreathmaker donated 5000 Christmas wreaths that were placed at graves at Arlington National Cemetery. Since then the organization has grown to more than 300

INDIANAPOLIS – More than 100 coaches across Indiana will be taking a stand against cancer by wearing sneakers on game nights through February as part of the American Cancer Society's "Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Initiative." Butch Zike, athletic director for Whiteland Community High

INDIANAPOLIS - Seniors face the issue of hunger for a variety of reasons, which is why AARP, its AARP Foundation, and NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon are teaming up for the "Drive To End Hunger" during this NASCAR season. In Indiana, they're donating $10,000 to help feed at-risk elderly Hoosiers. Susan E

INDIANAPOLIS - It's not the summer school of yesteryear. It's more like a swanky private camp. Thousands of low- to middle-income students in the Indianapolis area have been attending a Smarter Summers program designed to stop learning loss and provide fun at the same time with elective studies, mu

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