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PNS Daily News - June 26, 2017 


We’re covering several issues in today’s news including: it’s a key week for Republicans drumming up support for health care legislation; mayors from around the country speak out against Trump’s climate policies; and why some cattle producers have a beef with the USDA.

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Public News Service - MA: Arts & Culture

In Natick's Morse Institute Library today, National Library Week will be about more than just books. (Morse Institute Library).

NATICK, Mass. – This is National Library Week and some local public libraries want you to know the celebration is about more than just books in the Commonwealth. Anna Litten is the community relations coordinator at the Morse Institute Library in Natick. Morse Institute may sound like some

Para Educator Nancy Burke (r.) with student Taylor Warren. Courtesy: Massachusetts Teachers Association

BOSTON - A Massachusetts educator won national recognition this week for a garden project that enables high school students in wheelchairs to do some digging in the dirt. Nancy Burke, an education support professional at Haverhill High School, won top honors at the Bammy Awards this weekend. She s

At 101, Kay Roberts still dresses up to read to students from the Cat in the Hat. After a half-century as an educator, she knows what makes a good teacher, and a good student. Courtesy: Massachusetts Teachers Assn.

BOSTON - If you want to know what makes a good teacher and a good student, you might want to ask someone with classroom experience. Now that she is 101 years of age, Kay Roberts has plenty of that. She started teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in Vermont in 1937, but it wasn't long before Kay Rob

BOSTON - Supporters of school and public libraries will get their chance to lobby at the State House in Boston today. It's part of the annual Massachusetts Library Association/Massachusetts School Library Association (MLA/MLSA) Legislation Day, an opportunity for members and students from around the

BOSTON - If today's teenagers seem to be all thumbs, it's due to an increase in sending text messages, according to a new study released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project. The study of teens ages 12 to 17 found that text messages sent and received on their cellular phones are now adolesc

BOSTON - From Cameron Diaz to Steve Martin, some of Hollywood's top stars have come to work on movies in the Bay State. Big-budget movie productions have been on the rise in recent years, aided by film tax credits - tax breaks for filmmakers who shoot at least a portion of their productions in Massa

BOSTON - From Facebook to Cable Access, communication technology has made its way into the hands of anyone who has the will. Now that most people have ways to get their message across to the masses, a number of media professionals and community organizers will share ideas about how to use new media

Falmouth, Mass. - Decorated book carts, music, and dancing librarians aren't the usual fare at libraries -- but the Massachusetts Library Association conference in Falmouth today will be the site of the state's first librarian book cart drill team competition. Four teams will compete for the best-ch

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