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PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2018 


A contentious Farm Bill heads to U.S. House for debate. Also on our rundown: gaps cited in protections for small-business employees and nonprofit volunteers; plus some warning signs, that increased youth activism may not correspond to voter turnout.

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Public News Service - MI: Census

PHOTO: Michigan's Ukrainian community has held several rallies like this one to raise awareness and show support for their homeland, while also working to gather donations and send medical supplies and other needed items overseas. Photo courtesy of M. Howlyrak.

DETROIT, Mich. - As events continue to unfold and tensions escalate between Russia and Ukraine in the Crimean Peninsula, members of Michigan's large and active Ukrainian community are watching closely and mobilizing to help. Olena Palyvoda, vice president of the Ukrainian American Civic Committee,

PHOTO: Immigrants now make up 6 percent of Michigan's population and account for growing shares of the economy and electorate. Photo credit: Mona Shand

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A coalition of ethnic, civic and business groups says that if Michigan's leaders really want to spur population and job growth, they need to look to the state's immigration policies and programs. The importance of creating an immigrant-friendly environment was on th

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