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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2014 


A grand jury convenes in the Ohio Police shooting of a 22 year old with a bb-gun; radiation concerns over wireless internet in schools; a big week ahead for same sex marriage; and “Wolf Walkers” continue their trek to Idaho.

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PHOTO: Thousands of people took part in the People’s Climate March on Sunday in New York City, one of many such demonstrations around the nation and world. Photo credit: Mark Scheerer.\
Monday, September 22, 2014
NEW YORK - Thousands of people took part in the People's Climate March Sunday in New York City, one of many such demonstrations around the nation and the world. From the staging area at Columbus Circle, the marchers filled Central Park West as far ...Read More
PHOTO: Conservationists are concerned about the potential impact of a huge natural-gas pipeline on parts of the Monongahela and George Washington national forests, such as Laurel Creek in the GW. Photo courtesy of Wild Virginia.\
Monday, September 22, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. - Conservationists are worried about plans to run a huge gas pipeline through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia. It's still in the early stages, but Dominion Transmission Inc. wants to put the 42-inch Atlantic Coast ...Read More
PHOTO: Same-sex couples and LBGT-rights advocates across the state will be watching and waiting this week as a Jackson County Circuit Court judge is set to decide whether Missouri will recognize same-sex couples married out of state. Photo courtesy of PROMO.\
Monday, September 22, 2014
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - It's been 10 years since Missouri voters passed Amendment 2, making same-sex marriage illegal in the state, but many advocates feel the tide of both public-and-legal opinion is turning, and have their sights set on the courts ...Read More
PHOTO: Native American tribal members and volunteers have been walking from Portland, Ore., to Idaho to show support for wolves as part of their cultural heritage and a healthy ecosystem. Photo provided by Mato Woksape\
Monday, September 22, 2014
BOISE, Idaho - They call themselves 'wolf walkers.' Native Americans and volunteers left Portland, Oregon, on foot earlier this month, headed for Idaho to show support for wolves. Mato Woksape, a Lakota, organized the walk. He says they are praying ...Read More
PHOTO: Legal advocates are applauding the recent ruling by the New Hampshire Supreme Court that mandates a judicial hearing before any juvenile can get life without parole. Credit: Wiki Commons \
Monday, September 22, 2014
CONCORD, N.H. - Young people convicted of first-degree murder can still get life without parole in the Granite State, but local advocates are applauding recent court rulings that at least grant them a hearing first. Gilles Bissonnette, staff ...Read More