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  • Nov 11 2021

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    The stampede at last Friday’s Astroworld festival has claimed another victim, a 22-year-old student from Texas who has died of her injuries. Rapper Travis Scott, who produced the event, has urged victims to contact him.   The disaster has now claimed nine lives, with the latest victim, Bharti Shahan...

  • Nov 02 2021

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    By Suzanne Potter/PNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Now is the time to sign up for health insurance or hunt for a better deal, as this year's CoveredCA's open-enrollment period runs now through Jan. 31.Groups advocating for older Americans urged everyone, even those currently insured, to check out the Cover...

  • Oct 30 2021

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    By Suzanne Potter/PNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The U.S. does a poor job of steering students toward good jobs, according to a new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. The study found schools focus too much on getting kids to the next level, and not enough helping ...

  • Oct 21 2021

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    By Katie Fleischer for Ms. Magazine.Broadcast version by Lily Böhlke for West Virginia News Service reporting for the Ms. Magazine-Public News Service Collaboration COVID-19 and the unprecedented economic crisis it caused made 2020 one of the most economically challenging years for communities acros...

  • Oct 04 2021

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    LONG BEACH, Calif. - Mona Rodriguez, the teen mom shot by a school resource officer in Long Beach, is brain dead and is expected to be taken off life support. The officer, who fired at the car after Rodriguez fled the scene of a fight, is on administrative leave - but the incident has reignited deba...

  • Oct 01 2021

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    By Suzanne Potter/PNS- JOSHUA TREE, Calif. -- Projects to protect the Mojave and Colorado Deserts stand to get a lot more funding, as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill creating the California Desert Conservation Program. The program is not yet funded, but the money should come with the 2022 budget cyc...

  • Oct 01 2021

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    By Suzanne Potter/PNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's eviction moratorium expires today, and advocates for affordable housing are urging people to apply for help to stave off an avalanche of evictions and homelessness. Danita Churchill, a single grandmother from East Palo Alto who fears imminent ...

  • August 9 2021

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    By Francesca Tomasi, Kevin Ma, and Megan McCurryWith multiple highly effective vaccines against COVID-19, we have begun to round a corner on the current pandemic. But another crisis looms.Bacteria and fungi are mutating to resist our current antibiotics. Soon, the world may have no effective antibio...

  • July 27 2021

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    (Desert Hot Springs, CA) - The Desert Hot Springs Cleanup Committee held its third event on Saturday, July 24th, at a vacant property located next to the DHS Animal Hospital starting at 6:00 p.m.    "About a dozen or more volunteers have gathered together to clean up houses and lots along Palm Drive...

  • July 22 2021

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    The Norwegian government has claimed that Chinese hackers were responsible for a cyberattack on the country's parliament in March this year and called on Beijing to tackle and prevent such "malicious" activities.   In a statement on Monday, Norway's Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said that an...

  • June 23 2021

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    The Coachella Valley Improv/Comedy Festival celebrates its 5th and most exciting year by moving into Coachella Valley Repertory’s newly renovated state-of-the-art theater, located at 68510 East Palm Canyon Drive in Cathedral City (the former IMAX theater.)     Founded in 2014 at the Indio Performing...

  • June 5 2021

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      By Lily Bohlke -  June 4, 2021   Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and gun-safety advocates in Maine are urging the Legislature to take up bills they hope would reduce the impact of gun violence on their constituents.Geoff Bickford, executive director of the Maine Gun Safety Coalition...