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PNS Daily Newscast - Monday, Aug 21st, 2017 


Here are some of the stories we're covering today: big protest planned against President Trump today,a huge gathering in Maine on Sunday mourning the loss of three people killed during a white nationalist rally and it's eclipse day but a moon of a different sort caught the country's attention about twenty five years ago.

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Public News Service - OH: Cultural Resources

Immigrant-owned businesses are helping revive some Ohio neighborhoods. (Kailey Sherrick)<br /><br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time of controversy for refugees in the U.S., a story of acceptance in an Ohio community is coming to light. The narrative of Bhutanese grocer Naresh Subba is featured in Belt Magazine. He arrived on a student visa in 2002 and four years later, helped his family, friends and

PHOTO: Agritourism events like farm-to-table dinners are helping Ohioans learn more about the role of local foods in a sustainable food system. Photo credit: Ely Brothers.

WESTERVILLE, Ohio - With an increasing interest in local foods, some Ohio growers and producers are using agritourism to help people connect with the land and learn how the food they eat is grown. Tours, weddings, and farm-to-table dinners are among the events regularly held across the state, showca

PHOTO: As the AmeriCorps program marks its 20th anniversary, recruitment is beginning for the next terms of service. Photo credit: Ohio Assn. of Foodbanks.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A poverty-fighting organization is looking for some new recruits who can provide a helping hand for Ohioans in need. In exchange for a modest stipend, AmeriCorps members volunteer at schools, shelters, and other community service programs throughout the state. According to Dustin

PHOTO: There are concerns about how funding for Ohio's National Parks will fare in the next round of budget negotiations on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Amar Veluri/istockphoto.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The future of some of Ohio's most treasured places remains uncertain as budget negotiations continue in Washington. The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) estimates Ohio lost more than $3 million in visitor spending when its national parks were closed during the

Photo: President Obama will officially designate the Ohio home of Col. Charles Young a national monument. Courtesy of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center.

XENIA, Ohio - Almost 40 years ago, the Wilberforce, Ohio, home of Col. Charles Young was named a national landmark. Today, it will be given an even greater honor. President Obama will officially designate the site as a national monument, becoming part of the National Park system. Dr. Floyd Thomas,

Photo: Ohio Churches are participating in the National Preach-in on Global Warming. Courtesy OIPL.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Clergy across Ohio will use their pulpits this weekend to encourage church members to reflect on the moral implications of climate change. The National Preach-in on Global Warming includes congregations of various religious denominations who will unite in prayer. Ohio Interfaith

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's rare to find an issue on which Ohioans across the political spectrum can agree, but a new poll finds that protecting Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes is one issue that unites Republicans, Democrats and Independents. Over the last three years, the federal government has spent

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A menacing species of foreign fish could make itself right at home in Lake Erie, according to a new report. The study from the U.S. Geological Survey found that the Maumee, Sandusky, and Grand Rivers are hospitable environments for Asian carp, potentially allowing the invasive fish

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