PNS Weekend Newscast - March 25th, 2017
Here's a look at the news we're covering: A big blow to the GOP and President Trump when the plan to replace Obama Care fails, A couple of new reports out on the state of water in the U.S show work needs to be done and budget cuts in one state are threatening those who are most vulnerable.
PORTLAND, Maine - According to the most recent data available, gathered in 2009, 17.5 percent of Maine children under 18 lived in poverty - up one percent from 2008, when the recession hit. While somewhat surprised that the increase was no greater, Dean Crocker of the Maine Children's Alliance says
AUGUSTA, Maine - It's the first week of the New Year, and it's make it or break time when it comes to keeping many of those New Year's resolutions. At the top of the list for lots of Mainers is to quit smoking... It's no easy task, says Lee Gilman, senior vice president for health promotion and pub
PORTLAND, Maine - Mainers are like most Americans in that they have been smoking less over the last 15 years, which has resulted in longer life expectancy and improved quality of life. But a study recently published in the "New England Journal of Medicine" warns that those benefits could be wiped ou