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PNS Daily Newscast - June 22, 2017 


Among the stories on our nationwide rundown; Jared Kushner’s security clearance in the balance; some see drastic implications for Medicaid in the just revealed U.S. Senate healthcare bill; and harnessing the talents of older workers.

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PHOTO: With one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations of any U.S. city, Nashville is launching an Office of New Americans to help immigrants adapt, succeed, and ultimately benefit Nashville's economy. Photo credit: Kyle Simourd/Flickr.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As the debate over immigration policy continues in Tennessee and across the nation, Nashville continues to move ahead with its own efforts to engage and empower immigrants who call the city home. On Monday, Mayor Karl Dean signed an executive order to create an Office of New Amer

Memphis, TN – A coalition of local peace groups is calling for an end to what it believes has been a Bush Administration cover-up of abusive interrogation tactics at Abu Ghraib prison. Former Brigadier General Janis Karpinski was the highest-ranking officer reprimanded for the abuses. Today,

Memphis, TN - Activists throughout Memphis are calling for an end to what they consider to be the status quo in Washington, D.C. and Tennessee. At the "Bands Not Bombs" music festival this Saturday, social action groups from the area plan to challenge lawmakers to make a shift away from corporate in

Nashville, TN – Taxpayers in Tennessee have paid more than $8 billion toward the cost of the Iraq war so far. With gas prices continuing to rise, global food shortages, and a slowed housing market, opponents of the war say those dollars could be better spent at home. Brian Katsulis, a senior

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