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PNS Daily News - May 30, 2017 


We’re featuring several stories in today’s news including: Are Trump’s proposed SNAP cuts fake math? Hospital mergers are questioned around the U.S. And a native Alaskan tribe seeks help to protect sacred lands.

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Public News Service - NM: Philanthropy

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Today's "Give Grande New Mexico" fundraiser could raise millions of dollars to benefit several hundred nonprofits across New Mexico. Luan Wagner with the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico says the event is the first of its kind in this state, and is part of a national ef

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – What you lose between the couch cushions could make a real difference to financially strapped New Mexicans. That's one premise behind an upcoming campaign for sharing the wealth. A newly hatched venture by the community action agency Prosperity Works is inviting local b

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Hundreds of community organizers will converge in Albuquerque this weekend to help plan a gigantic get-together: The U.S. Social Forum, to be held in Detroit in June. It is expected to attract about 25,000 people from grassroots groups across the country, coming together to join

Albuquerque, N.M. - A handful of New Mexico teens will spend the summer at a new job - that could last a lifetime. Albuquerque's Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) is one of six groups nationwide taking part in a program that prepares local youth to take leadership reins in their communities. Luci

Santa Fe, NM – While the news over the past year has been bad, there's an even darker side to the current recession in New Mexico and nationwide. In the final few days of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month, Elizabeth Davis-Pratt with the Children's Defense Fund is shining a light on

New Orleans, LA - "Happy holidays" is a relative term for many children and families in New Orleans this year. Reconstruction continues at a snail's pace in the Gulf region. Malaak Compton-Rock, wife of comedian Chris Rock, recently toured New Orleans on a "Child Watch" visit with the Children's Def

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