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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: May 5, 2021

Around $5 million in funding for Community Action helped agencies with a variety of support systems in the past year, including keeping food pantries open during the pandemic. (aerogondo/Adobe Stock)

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TAUNTON, Mass. - Community Action Agencies say $5 million in the House version of the Massachusetts state budget next year would go a long way toward helping the most vulnerable communities recover from the pandemic. Liz Berube, executive director of Citizens for Citizens Inc. in the Taunton-Fall R ...Read More

The United States is expected to spend about $6 trillion on health care by 2027, driven in part by sick patients who go to hospital emergency rooms instead of primary-care doctors, according to UnitedHealth Group. (paulbr75/Pixabay)

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HOUSTON - Texans say health care is harder to afford than such necessities as food, utilities, mortgage or rent and transportation, according to a new survey by the Episcopal Health Foundation. For the third year, said Brian Sasser, the foundation's chief communications officer, the survey showed m ...Read More

Advocates for curbing climate change want the federal government to require oil and gas companies to install methane-capture equipment and fix leaks at their facilities. (Zhengzaishuru/IstockPhoto)

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LANSING, Mich. - Clean-air advocates are pressing Michigan's members of Congress to get rid of the Trump administration's rules that allow methane emissions from oil and gas facilities - rules that rolled back stricter Obama-era regulations on methane leaks. The move would clear the way for the Envi ...Read More

Hurricane Florence lands on North Carolina's coast in 2018. Statewide, the storm caused 39 deaths and billions of dollars in damage. (Adobe Stock)<br />

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RALEIGH, N.C. - The Biden administration has its sights set on creating more jobs, with an ambitious plan centered on clean energy and climate policy. In North Carolina, environmental groups are urging leaders in Congress to pass an economic recovery plan that would bring those benefits to the stat ...Read More

Studies say increased access to midwifery can improve maternal and infant health outcomes. (Monkey Business/Adobe Stock)

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CHICAGO - Illinois is one of 16 states that doesn't offer a pathway to licensure for certified professional midwives. On this International Midwives' Day, advocates are hoping to change that. CPMs are accredited by the North American Registry of Midwives, but in order to legally practice, they also ...Read More

Critics of enhanced online eligibility verification for public-assistance programs say it could deter people in Iowa from applying, even if they qualify. (Adobe Stock)

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DES MOINES, Iowa - A proposal in the Iowa Legislature to recheck people's eligibility for public-assistance programs is getting some pushback. The state would hire a third-party vendor for frequent status checks on anyone receiving food assistance, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Progr ...Read More

Organizers of the African Marketplace and Drum Circle Farmers Market in South Los Angeles say they're struggling to get an annual permit. (Writtenvision)

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SOUTH LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Groups that fight hunger want local government to step in and make sure all Californians have access to fresh produce at neighborhood grocery stores and farmer's markets - and they point to South Los Angeles as a good place to start. The Crenshaw area lost one grocery st ...Read More

Some students in the San Luis Valley, especially young people of color, may not have been able to participate in the types of outdoor recreation that many Coloradans take for granted. (ArtTower/Pixabay)

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ANTONITO, Colo. - Middle- and high-school students in Colorado's San Luis Valley will get to go whitewater rafting for the first time this summer, for free, as part of Conejos Clean Water's slate of programs designed to get kids away from their screens and connected with nature. Michele Trujillo, a ...Read More

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