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PNS Weekend Newscast - September 23rd, 2017 


Here's a look at what we're covering: Senator John McCain says no to the GOP's health care plan, a new survey takes a look at how residents in one state feel about the effort to real Obamacare, and International Day of Peace is being celebrated this weekend.

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Public News Service - PA: International Relief

The lawsuit claims Lancaster School District diverts non-English speaking immigrants to an alternative high school.  (Scanlan/Wikimedia Commons)<br />

LANCASTER, Pa. — Education advocates are suing the Lancaster School District, saying it is violating state and federal law by refusing to enroll immigrant students with limited English proficiency in regular high school. A lawsuit filed in federal district court Tuesday accused the district

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Sunday dinners play an important role in the lives of Pennsylvanians, and the international relief and development organization Oxfam wants the Sunday sitdown on Oct. 16 to include some food for thought. That Sunday is World Food Day, and Oxfam Economic Justice Campaign manager V

PITTSBURGH, Penn. - A registered nurse from Pennsylvania who spent time in Haiti after January's massive earthquake says the destruction is hard to describe, but that he hopes to make a return trip to help even more. John Ziegler works at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, but volunteered

PHILADELPHIA - The devastation in Haiti is being keenly felt in Pennsylvania's growing Haitian community. Following this week's major earthquake near the capital of Port-au-Prince in the Caribbean island nation, international aid agency Oxfam is seeking donations from across the state as recovery ef

Harrisburg, PA - What built up the American economy 50 years ago is what can pull Pennsylvania and other states out of the current recession, according to a labor relations expert at Penn State. Professor Paul Clark, head of the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, has studied the r

Philadelphia, PA - A Pennsylvania group committed to peace, humanitarianism and social justice says getting a dialogue started between the U.S. and such other world powers as Russia and China may lay a foundation for a safer and more peaceful world. Alexis Moore, associate director of external affai

Philadelphia, PA – Inflation for breakfast, lunch and dinner is anything but nutritious for Pennsylvania families. Egg prices are up 35 percent, chicken is up 10 percent, prices for bread and breakfast cereals have seen their biggest increases in more than 30 years, according to the U.S. Labor

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