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PNS Daily Newscast - June 29, 2017 


In focus on our nationwide rundown; Majority Leader McConnell busy trying to quickly revise the Senate health care bill; a new report says the GOP’s plans would leave a half a million veterans uninsured; and we take you to a Tennessee Kurdish community that’s getting relief from deportations.

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Public News Service - WI: Philanthropy

PHOTO: Wisconsin cancer survivor Kelly Krohn, shown here with her fiancee Scott, getting ready for the Making Strides Milwaukee walk, has become one of the top fundraisers in the Midwest for the American Cancer Society. Photo courtesy of Krohn.

WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Kelly Krohn, West Allis, is a very active mom, a Stage 3 cancer survivor and one of the leading fundraisers for the American Cancer Society. As she was battling breast cancer, she decided to form a team and join the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Milwaukee fundraising

Wisconsin has a tradition of observing Veterans Day both the Friday before the official holiday, and again on Monday. (Logo of state Department of Veterans Affairs used with permission.)

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin likes to get a jump on Veterans Day celebrations, and there's a big event planned for 11 a.m. today at the state Capitol. "As in years past, we do our own major Veterans Day celebration on the Friday before Veterans Day,” explains Chris Stump of the state Depar

Madison, WI - The economic meltdown means that a lot of Wisconsin nonprofit organizations are hurting this holiday season. Mike McCabe, director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, said many nonprofit and charitable organizations depend on seasonal good will for a large portion of their proceeds.

Milwaukee, WI – The holiday season and the end of the tax year make this month one of the top times for charitable giving, and food banks in Wisconsin say they're facing extra need. Charles Vestal with the Milwaukee Hunger Task Force says declines in federal commodity programs and higher pric

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