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PNS Daily Newscast - November 17, 2017 


The Keystone oil pipeline spills big time in South Dakota; a look at the GOP tax plan and it’s impact on the most vulnerable Americans; and renewed hope for Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters national monument.

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Public News Service - NC: Housing/Homelessness

The number of minorities able to access conventional loans doesn't add up to a healthy economy, according to a new report. (GotCredit/flickr)

DURHAM, N.C. - Achieving the American dream often comes down to access to capital, and a new report finds that racial disparities continue in access to home loans. The Durham-based Center for Responsible Lending analyzed 2016 mortgage lending data and found that African-Americans and Hispanics rece

Princeville is among the North Carolina towns that remain devastated by the floods from Hurricane Matthew in October. (Erica Smith-Ingram)

PRINCEVILLE, N.C. – "Should I stay or should I go?" That's the question for thousands of residents on the North Carolina coast, who remain displaced by Hurricane Matthew. The deadline to leave temporary housing has been extended to February, but for residents of public housing, answers aren't

Monday is the last day for survivors of Hurricane Matthew to apply for federal disaster recovery assistance. (Pixabay)

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolinians can provide some extra warmth this winter for the survivors of Hurricane Matthew who are still struggling to put their lives back in order. Donations are being accepted for a program called Blankets of Love to be donated to hurricane victims around the state

North Carolina's Medicaid program has 120 days to retrain employees to make personal-care services as equally accessible for people with disabilities living at home as those living in facilities. (xenia/Morguefile.com)

CARRBORO, N.C. - North Carolina's Medicaid program must change some of its policies after a federal district court approved a settlement in a class-action lawsuit. In the case, Pettigrew vs. Brajer, attorneys challenged the denials and terminations of Medicaid-funded personal-care services provided

Wrapping pipes and draining faucets can help prevent broken pipes and leaks in the winter months. (scarab/morguefile)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Winter is off to a slow start this year, but with temperatures dropping in parts of the state, experts recommend making sure your home is ready for Jack Frost. The Insurance Information Institute says water damage and freezing account for almost 22 percent of all homeowners' ins

Many governors have opposed settling Syrian refugees. Credit: Mstyslav Charnov/Wikimedia Commons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - North Carolina is one of at least 27 states whose governors have opposed settling Syrian refugees, in light of the recent attacks in Paris. Underlying their concerns is the fact one of the attackers entered France by posing as a Syrian refugee. Legal experts assert there is lega

The Family Resource Center at Emma leads groups, including Motheread, which teaches the importance of reading between a mother and child. Norma Duran Brown leads the class (right). Credit: Children First/Communities in Schools

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - As many people wait for the economic recovery to benefit them, communities across the state count on family resource centers to help support parents in the form of food-and-clothing access, parent education and after school care. Since public schools touch the lives of millions

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolinians unable to care for themselves because of age or a disability are holding their breath Tuesday, waiting to see what happens at the state Capitol. Last week the North Carolina Senate announced major cuts to programs like Meals on Wheels and Medicaid in its version of

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