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PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2018 


A contentious Farm Bill heads to U.S. House for debate. Also on our rundown: gaps cited in protections for small-business employees and nonprofit volunteers; plus power out for much of Puerto Rico; and some warning signs, that increased youth activism may not correspond to voter turnout.

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Human Rights/Racial Justice

Memphis, TN – A coalition of local peace groups is calling for an end to what it believes has been a Bush Administration cover-up of abusive ...Read More
Nashville, TN – Tennessee's Red Cross is helping shelters statewide play host to nearly 8,000 evacuees from Tropical Storm Gustav. Three years ...Read More
Denver, CO - The Democratic National Convention is being called one of the most "open" ever, in every sense of the word. During the convention in ...Read More
New York, NY — As the nation's immigration debate drags on unresolved, the immigrants in its midst say they are being threatened, discriminated ...Read More
Chicago, IL – "Knock the vote" has brought Illinois 10,000 new voters, and most are immigrant citizens. They were signed up in just four weeks ...Read More
Sioux Falls, SD – High praise is being expressed for a 37-year-old visitation program at the South Dakota State Penitentiary. Since 1971 ...Read More
Seattle, WA - Most of the people being held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma have serious complaints about their living conditions and ...Read More
Helena, MT – Human rights groups, journalists and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed suit to challenge the new Foreign Intelligence ...Read More
Harrisburg, PA - Could a person's skin color be linked to the quantity and/or quality of medical care that he or she receives? A new report shows ...Read More
Broadview, IL - A tent city is being erected outside the Broadview Detention Center today. Hundreds will be camping out all night to hold a vigil for ...Read More
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