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PNS Daily Newscast - September 19, 2017 


Hurricane Maria now a category five; another GOP attempt to end Obamacare; and the opening day of the U.N. General Assembly met with protests. Details on those stories and more.

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Public News Service - PA: HIV/AIDS Prevention

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania marked World AIDS Day on Saturday, by remembering those who've died from AIDS but also by bringing communties together to fight the disease and educate people about it. This year's theme is, "Getting to zero: Zero infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Nurses who work in state prisons around Pennsylvania handed out surgical masks to state lawmakers in Harrisburg Wednesday saying public health could be threatened by inmates released without a clean bill of health. Senate proposals now being considered in the overdue state budget w

YORK, Pa. - Sexually active teens are using contraceptives less. A new study by The Guttmacher Institute has found that some gains made in the 1990s convincing teens to use protection have waned in recent years. Planned Parenthood officials in Pennsylvania have an idea why and what can be done about

Harrisburg, PA - Teens from across Pennsylvania will have a rare chance to talk with their state lawmakers today - about sex. It's Planned Parenthood lobby day in Harrisburg. The young people attending today's rally want to see schools move away from abstinence-only sex education and toward more com

Harrisburg, PA - Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania is hoping a new president brings a new policy on how we deal with children when it comes to sex education. Specifically, the organization wants the Obama administration to end the federal government's dependence on funding abstinence-only programs

Harrisburg, PA – Gov. Rendell is considering accepting federal money for sex education in schools. That would mean no more talking about the "birds and the bees," because the money is for "abstinence only until marriage" teaching. Terri Klein in Pittsburgh is the mother of two teen boys. She

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