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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2017 


Featured on our nationwide rundown; President Trump’s reported comments to a grieving military widow raising some eyebrows; we’ve got a breakdown on the impact of “Trumpcare” in states like Colorado; and a look back 50 years at Dow Chemical protests that turned violent in Wisconsin.

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Public News Service - NH: Immigrant Issues

Rev. Joseph Gurdak is among those holding a Manchester prayer vigil today to call for the end to deportations. (American Friends Service Committee)

MANCHESTER, N.H. – As President Donald Trump ramps up his crackdown on undocumented immigrants, a prayer vigil is planned this Tuesday at the Federal Building in Manchester to call for an end to deportations. The vigil is timed to coincide with a reporting deadline for dozens of immigrants who

A member of the Rand Paul campaign is handed a copy of a new report that details the role of for-profit prisons in shaping immigrant detention policies. (AFSC).

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Immigration is a hot-button topic among presidential candidates campaigning in the Granite State, and a new report links lobbying money to the proportion of immigrants being held in detention in for-profit prisons. Arnie Alpert, co-director of the American Friends Service Committ

MANCHESTER, N.H. - New Hampshire has not been known for its ethnic or cultural diversity. However, in the last decade, the face of the state is changing, with growing refugee and immigrant communities in more populated areas such as Manchester, Concord and Nashua. With that change comes the need fo

CONCORD, N.H. - July is National Minority Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four people suffer from some form of mental illness. Mental health issues do not discriminate when it comes to race, gender or income level, says Richard Duran, executive dir

CONCORD, NH - Recent cuts to the state's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) are generating concern among members of the medical and prevention community. They say children continue to be exposed to lead paint poisoning in New Hampshire. Most old homes built before 1978 contain some

Concord, NH – Modern-day slavery is alive and well in New Hampshire, according to a new legislative commission report that looks at human trafficking for sexual or labor exploitation. Jennifer Durant with the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a member of the Sta

As the federal government becomes more aggressive in hunting down undocumented immigrants, opposition to harsh enforcement measures is growing among faith, labor, and human rights groups. Immigrants and supporters will rally in Manchester today to draw attention to the human costs of immigration e

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