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PNS Daily Newscast - June 18, 2021 


President Biden just signed a law declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday; and the first tropical storm system is forecast to make landfall in U.S. by end of the week.


2021Talks - June 18, 2021 


The U.S. marks a new national holiday; Republicans reject Sen. Joe Manchin's election reform compromise; and U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare but strikes a blow to equal rights.

Archive: November 24, 2020

Some 53% of Americans say the internet has been essential during the pandemic, according to a study by The Pew Charitable Trusts. (Adobe Stock)

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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- More than 1 in 3 students of color in the Commonwealth, and 30% of all students, lacked adequate technology at home before the pandemic, putting them at higher risk of falling behind in school, according to a new KIDS COUNT County Data Book. Alicia Sells, director of innovation a ...Read More

A new U.S. Geological Survey report uses GPS technology to track animal movements through 26 corridors, 16 migration routes, 25 stopovers and nine winter ranges. (Wikimedia Commons)

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CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Wildlife managers in Nevada and across the West have a new tool to protect big-game animals and other migrating wildlife. The U.S. Geological Survey has a set of detailed maps outlining GPS-tracked migration routes for mule deer, elk, pronghorn, moose and bison. Tony Wasley, d ...Read More

Stuart Harvey, 85, is a Californian who's spent decades volunteering, and is a founding board member of a nonprofit free medical clinic in El Cajon. (Photo courtesy of Harvey)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A San Diego man has won AARP California's Andrus Award - the organization's highest honor. At age 85, Stuart Harvey is a retired civil engineer and a founding board member of the Volunteers in Medicine free clinic in El Cajon. As part of the award, AARP will donate $1,000 to ...Read More

Good communication skills can boost a person's wages up to 20%, according to a new report. (BullRun/Adobe Stock)
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PORTLAND, Ore. -- A new report emphasizes the skills workers need that go beyond a degree or certification in order to get a high-paying job. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce identifies skills and abilities employers are looking for, and says communication skills are i ...Read More

Millions of people have opted to put off their routine cancer screenings out of fear of exposure to COVID-19 at hospitals and doctors' offices. (Adobe Stock)

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Doctors are calling it an alarming trend - new cancer diagnoses have dropped since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, likely because people are letting routine cancer screening and other medical appointments lapse. Dr. Joshua Ofman is Chief Medical Officer at GRAIL, Inc, a ...Read More

Leslie Crow is a Lead Teacher at Okreek School within the Todd County School District. The school is located on South Dakota's Rosebud Indian Reservation. (Photo courtesy of Moses Mitchell)

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ROSEBUD, S.D. -- The "one-sided" version of Thanksgiving often taught in public schools has long frustrated Native Americans, especially as it occurs in the middle of National Native American Heritage Month. One South Dakota teacher says sees hope, but she wants more action from administrators. A ...Read More

An estimated 12 million Americans nationwide are set to lose their unemployment benefits the day after Christmas. (Mr Doomits/Adobe Stock)

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CONCORD, N.H. -- It looks like millions of Americans will enter the new year without jobless benefits they've been receiving during the pandemic, including more than 19,000 people in New Hampshire, according to a new Century Foundation report. On December 26, two crucial unemployment programs from ...Read More

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has approved rules restricting new energy development near waterways and wildlife, and requiring 2,000 feet between development and schools or homes. (Pxfuel)

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DENVER -- The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has approved a set of new rules conservation groups say will help greatly in efforts to protect wildlife from new energy development. In 2019, Colorado passed legislation installing paid, professional regulators as commissioners. And John ...Read More

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