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    PNS Daily News - February 9, 20160 


    Our news today zeros-in on issues from around the nation including: It’s New Hampshire’s turn to select presidential candidates but not all voters are fully decided; some West Virginians sympathizing with the water woes of Flint, Michigan; and a go-to indicator may be mis-categorizing millions of Americans as unhealthy.

Public News Service - North Carolina

The Food Bank of the Albemarle and at least 20 other North Carolina food banks distribute venison donated from hunters across the state. (Food Bank of the Albemarle)

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – North Carolina has an overabundance of deer and a growing population of citizens who are food insecure. While those may sound like two unrelated problems, a program is tackling them both in an unconventional way. The Farmers and Communities Manage Deer program began ...Read More

Public News Service - NC

Experts caution students and parents to beware of scammers waiting to prey on their efforts to secure federal financial aid money for college. (U.S. Department of Education/Flickr)

RALEIGH, N.C. - The pressure is on for tens of thousands of high school and college students in North Carolina, as they try to access the federal financial aid available. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to getting money for the majority of students, and while...Read More

Public News Service - NC

Steven Avery was ultimately found innocent of a crime he'd been arrested for in 1985. This is the 1985 mugshot. (Manitowoc County Sheriff's Dept./Wikipedia Commons)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" might be making a more sympathetic juror. That's the opinion of experts including Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic at the Wake Forest School of Law. The 10-part series was filmed over 10 years. It pro...Read More

Public News Service - NC

Planned Express Toll Lanes on I-77 in Charlotte could end up costing taxpayers additional funds if enough travelers don't opt to take the travel option. (CharlieCowins/Flickr.com)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Plans for the controversial I-77 Express Lanes Project in Charlotte are moving ahead now that the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization has voted in favor of the project. This while a report from the North Carolina Public Interest Research Group called it one of...Read More

Public News Service - NC

School lunches in North Carolina could change if a bipartisan bill expected to come up for a vote in the U.S. Senate is ultimately passed. (keyseeker/morguefile.com)

RALEIGH, N.C. - Washington will have a busy week of catch-up next week after days of closures because of the record-setting snowfall. But before lawmakers got snowed in, members of the U.S. Senate released a bipartisan bill that would reauthorize child-nutrition programs, including the national scho...Read More

Public News Service - NC

Protesters in Oregon who took over federally owned buildings at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon to demand local control of public lands were arrested in a traffic stop on Tuesday. (U.S. Geological Survey/Wikimedia Commons)

RALEIGH, N.C. - One person is dead and the leader of the group occupying federal property in Oregon, Ammon Bundy, is under arrest, along with several fellow protesters. The FBI and local law enforcement agencies stopped the group Tuesday outside of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Sportsmen ...Read More

Public News Service - NC

Latino members of the Henderson community learn more about health coverage under the Affordable Care Act at a recent event organized by the North Carolina Council of Churches. (NC Council of Churches)

GRIMESLAND, N.C. - This is the last week of open enrollment for health care under the Affordable Care Act for coverage in 2016. With the Sunday deadline approaching, community groups are working to help those eligible get enrolled, including churches in the state's Latino community. The Rev. Ernest...Read More

Public News Service - NC

Smokers in North Carolina spend an average of $88,000 over their lifetime on their habit, which is less than in many other states. (erdenebayer/morguefile)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The average smoker in North Carolina will spend $88,000 on their habit over a lifetime. That's according to new data from the personal-finance website, WalletHub. Lifetime healthcare costs are even higher than that, at $136,000, and tobacco addiction specialist Donna Borowski wit...Read More

Public News Service - NC

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