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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: December 30, 2020

The cost to attend Southern New Hampshire University will decrease by more than 50% starting in fall 2021. (Vitalii Vodolazskyi/Adobe Stock)

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MANCHESTER, N.H. - As many families struggle financially in the pandemic, higher education becomes out of reach for more high-school seniors and graduates. But what if college cost less? With schools facing lower enrollment numbers nationwide, Southern New Hampshire University has announced a massi ...Read More

Boston is one of the many cities across the country that erupted in protests over police brutality this summer. More than half a year later, a police reform bill nears passage in the General Court. (Fitz/Adobe Stock)

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BOSTON -- Massachusetts is on the verge of joining the 36 other states that have independent, civilian-led commissions in charge of decertifying police officers who violate conduct standards. An updated police reform bill now is in the House of Representatives, after state senators last week agreed ...Read More

Adults with annual household incomes of less than $25,000 are more than four times more likely to live with multiple chronic health conditions, compared with households with incomes of $75,000. (Adobe Stock)

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - More Kentuckians are living with multiple chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and asthma, according to a nationwide report that looks at key markers of health. Research indicates chronic diseases can put people at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Dr. Rho ...Read More

Staying connected with family and friends, staying hydrated and going for walks are simple steps that can help survivors of traumatic events cope during the holidays. (Damir Khabirov/Adobe Stock)

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LAS VEGAS - People who advocate for survivors of traumatic events are urging folks to take care of themselves during this holiday season. In Las Vegas, New Years' fireworks may bring up reminders for survivors of the shooting on Oct. 1, 2017, in which more than 50 people were killed and more than 5 ...Read More

Criminals and rogue nations launder trillions of dollars each year through anonymous shell companies worldwide, many based in the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Singapore and even the United States. (Heidi B./Pixabay)

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The most sweeping anti-money-laundering reform in decades could die this week, depending on whether the U.S. Senate is able to override President Donald Trump's veto of the defense spending bill. The Corporate Transparency Act, part of the larger National Defense Authorization ...Read More

According to an annual industry report, South Dakota had the fifth-highest output in the nation last year of electricity generated by wind turbines. (Adobe Stock)

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PIERRE, S.D. - The renewable-energy industry is happy to be included in the COVID-19 relief bill signed this week by President Donald Trump. However, South Dakota regulators say that to see more growth for wind power, more grid capacity is needed. The relief package contains key tax-credit extensio ...Read More

Lots of drug-forfeiture money in Ohio is held outside of public purview. (Adobe Stock)

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By Bonnie Jean Feldkamp Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Eye on Ohio, the Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism-Ohio News Connection Collaboration - EYE ON OHIO, THE OHIO CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM COLLABORATION COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When the Vinton County F ...Read More

Nearly 90% of people say they've experienced an

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AUSTIN, Texas - People use a variety of methods to stop thinking about things that make them uncomfortable, but new research shows one method works better than others. The study, from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Colorado, showed that a person who consciously thinks of so ...Read More

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