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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 - VA: Philanthropy

Matt Brown was born with heart defects, but his family says medical research has meant he can climb to the top of the steps featured in the movie

RICHMOND, Va. - Funding from the American Heart Association to study heart defects is doing a lot of good in Virginia, according to families and medical researchers. The Heart Association and the Children's Heart Foundation recently announced grants totaling more than $1 million for projects in sev

No Roof Left Behind is a group of roofing contractors who collaborate to make some deserving homeowners dry, warm and very happy. (No Roof Left Behind)

RICHMOND, Va. - What might best be described as a "roofers' charity" is now taking nominations in Virginia for folks who may need a new roof at no cost and the whole process is open and very community-run. No Roof Left Behind is a group of roofing contractors in 70 communities, including two in Vir

The Consumer Health Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based group that aims to help poor and minority communities, has won a prestigious Impact Award from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. (CHF)

RICHMOND, Va. - A health-care policy foundation aiming to help poor and minority communities in the region has won a prestigious Impact Award. The Consumer Health Foundation works on health and racial equity in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia and parts of Maryland. The National Committe

PHOTO: Last-chance pets are finding forever homes with our nation's heroes, with the help of some match-making. Courtesy of PetsForPatriots.org

RICHMOND, Va. - Last-chance pets are finding forever homes with our nation's heroes, with the help of some match-making. A nonprofit organization, Pets for Patriots, works with U.S. military veterans in Virginia and several other states to help them find, afford and adopt last-chance dogs and cats f

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - In a time when budgets are tight for many businesses, it's even more so for many of Virginia's nonprofits. That is why one southern Virginia group's motto is "There's power in numbers." Joanie Davis, Communities Initiative director with The United Way of Henry County, helps lea

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. - Creating jobs, helping small businesses and keeping families in their homes - those are just a few of the ways that federal economic stimulus funds have aided communities in Virginia, according to Jon Morris. He's executive director for STEP, Inc., a community action agency in Fra

WASHINGTON – A group of "angel investors" meets today in Washington, D.C., to salute companies that have found a different way to do business — a way in which everyone can win. Deb Parsons is the co-director of the country's largest such group, Investors' Circle, made up of individuals

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