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PNS Daily Newscast - October 23, 2017 


We begin the week with President Donald Trump urging GOP House members to support the Senate budget bill; a new report tracks a growing “right” to discriminate at both the state and federal level; and we will let you know why Trump budget cuts are being labeled a threat to waterways in the Midwest.

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Public News Service - MI: Civic Engagement

There are efforts in Congress to prohibit desecration of the American flag. (Jeff Kubina/Flickr)

LANSING, Mich. – This Fourth of July holiday, many Americans will show their patriotic spirit by flying the Stars and Stripes - and they're being asked to keep flag etiquette in mind. Mark Sutton, public relations officer with the American Legion Department of Michigan, explains that the Ame

Activists hope to harness the energy of Saturday's marches to work for long-term change. (M. Shand)

LANSING, Mich. – Many Michigan women are still basking in the afterglow of the historic marches that took place on Saturday, but they also say the message is clear: They're only just getting started. Julia Pulver, the director of Women Organize Michigan, says the groups that marched over the

A large crowd is expected Saturday at the Women's March on Lansing. (Phillip Hoffmeister/Wikimedia Commons)

LANSING, Mich. - On the day after Donald Trump takes office, thousands of Michigan women will take to the streets in opposition to the wave of hate crimes, violence and discrimination they say have proliferated since the November election. Clinical psychotherapist Sarah Eisenberg is one of the orga

Amnesty International, Oxfam, Doctors Without Borders and Save the Children are among the humanitarian organizations working around the world. (Pixabay)

LANSING, Mich. - Aid workers in Michigan and around the globe work on many levels to end the suffering of those in need. Today's observance of World Humanitarian Day is a time to honor their commitment. According to the United Nations, which established the annual observance in 2003, about 130 mill

They might not make it to the White House, but experts say third party and independent presidential candidates can shape election outcomes in the short term. (Diago Cambiaso/Flickr)

LANSING, Mich. – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are dominating the presidential campaign, but in many states, other names also will be on the November ballot. Former GOP congressional aide Evan McMullin announced his candidacy last week. He joins third party and indepen

Democrats would need to win nine seats to regain power in the Michigan House of Representatives. <br />(Steve and Christine/Wikimedia)

LANSING, Mich. – A women's political advocacy group wants to flip Michigan from red to blue. EMILY's List has announced a Focus 2020 initiative intended to get pro-choice, Democratic Party women elected in the years leading up to the 2021 redistricting. Republicans have had control of Mich

As Donald Trumps comes to speak at the Renaissance Center, controversy over his recent comments comes with him.  (AcrylicArtist/morguefile.com)

DETROIT -- The Donald Trump campaign is working to shift attention away from the controversy over his dispute with the parents of a fallen Muslim Army officer, but many Michiganders aren't ready to leave the issue behind. Trump is scheduled to give a major economic speech in Detroit Monday which m

An event in Detroit tonight focuses on building equality, opportunity and prosperity in Michigan communities.  (Night Out for Safety and Liberation)

LANSING, Mich. - Communities in Michigan and other states will celebrate National Night Out tonight to promote safety through police-community partnerships. But others are approaching the issue through a different lens. Faith, social justice, business, and other community organizations will gather i

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