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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 - NM: Peace

A rally and forums are planned in Albuquerque as part of the grassroots Campaign Nonviolence Week that continues through Sunday across the country.  (ourshelves.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Thursday is the United Nations' International Day of Peace, and groups in New Mexico are taking part. A forum tonight by the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice is just one of the activities of Campaign Nonviolence Week. Campaign Nonviolence advocates for people ac

The New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair is happening Thursday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Credit: New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Veterans looking for work - and those who already own businesses - are expected in big numbers Thursday at the annual New Mexico Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Spokesman Mike Schramski said it's an opportunity for veteran job seekers t

Congress needs time to understand how the historic agreement reached with Iran over its nuclear program will prevent that country from building an atomic weapon, says U.S. Sen. Tom Udall. Courtesy: Office of Senator Tom Udall

SANTA FE, N.M. - U.S. Sen. Tom Udall is among those supporting the Obama administration's historic nuclear deal with Iran. But he's also calling for more time to understand how it will work to stop Iran from getting or building a nuclear weapon. "I urge Congress to study the agreement thoughtfully

Alaric Balibrera; photo taken by Elizabeth Romero.

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico remains in the crosshairs of the ongoing debate over the safety of the nuclear industry. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s new chairwoman, Allison MacFarlane, has indicated that a site near Carlsbad, N.M., where nuclear waste is stored four miles undergroun

Washington, DC - A former soldier from New Mexico who served in Iraq will be speaking out this week on what he saw there. Reagan Sullivan, Las Cruces, is in Washington for "Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan," where he'll testify about his time in Iraq with the Army. He says more than 200 soldiers

Santa Fe, NM - A group of New Mexicans is working to integrate peacemaking into government at both the state and federal levels. Legislation to create a cabinet-level "Department of Peace" has been drafted in Washington, and Governor Richardson has said he will support a bill to create a state Offic

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