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PNS Daily Newscast - June 17, 2021 


A perfect storm is putting a strain on blood-bank supplies; Congress approves Juneteenth as a national holiday.


2021Talks - June 16, 2021 


Biden and Putin set to meet face-to-face; Schumer moves toward reconciliation for infrastructure; a Juneteenth national holiday in the works; and Republicans call for Fauci's ouster.

Archive: April 20, 2021

Protestors clash with police on a highway in Hong Kong. (Adobe Stock)

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- State Senate lawmakers are considering a bill today that would increase the penalty for obstructing a highway from a class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony, punishable by up to six years in prison and a mandatory fine of up to $3,000. Critics say the legislation is a response t ...Read More

Iowa was among many states this year to see conservative lawmakers push for voting restrictions in light of last year's presidential election. (Adobe Stock)

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- While they pore over the changes, Iowa's county auditors still have reservations about a new law that drastically alters several of the state's election procedures. Gov. Kim Reynolds recently signed a bill pushed by Republicans which, among other things, reduces the early voting ...Read More

The Merrimack River watershed runs from the White Mountains down to the ocean in Newburyport, Mass. (jonbilous/Adobe Stock)

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MANCHESTER, N.H. -- The U.S. Forest Service is partnering with a group of agencies and nonprofits to conserve water quality and forest health in the Merrimack River watershed. The basin runs from the White Mountains down through Concord, Nashua and Manchester, and into Massachusetts. It's been iden ...Read More

Texas ranks as the fifth-highest state for senior food insecurity, according to Feeding Texas. (texasimpact.org)

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AUSTIN, Texas -- Hunger relief organizations say the pandemic combined with February's unexpected winter storm in Texas has highlighted the state's food insecurity and want to see legislation passed to help. The advocacy group Feeding Texas urged state lawmakers to pass a bill that would simplify c ...Read More

Volunteers help staff a weekly COVID vaccine clinic in Schuyler, a town of 6,284 residents, where some 36 different languages are spoken. (Pixabay)

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SCHUYLER, Neb. -- Communities across Nebraska are banding together in response to the COVID-19 health emergency, and volunteers have become critical for distributing vaccines. Alejandrina Lanuza, community organizer associate at the Center for Rural Affairs, is helping residents in Schuyler overcom ...Read More

Activist Willie Austin stands outside the Hennepin County Courthouse before the verdict is read in the Derek Chauvin trial. (Public News Service/Mike Moen)

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Updated: 7:18 P.M. CDT, April 20, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS -- In what's being described as a landmark verdict, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday for last year's killing of George Floyd. Racial justice advocates hope it's just the beginning of major progress for their mo ...Read More

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