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PNS Weekend Update - April 19, 2014 


Our news today covers a variety of topics including: the devastation of heroin being felt across the country; women’s reproductive health up for debate in Colorado; and concerns raised over the dangers of electromagnetic radiation.

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IMAGE: The California Fish and Game Commission is delaying its decision on extending state Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves. Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. \
Thursday, April 17, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Fish and Game Commission is delaying its decision on extending state Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves. The postponement comes after the commission heard several hours of public testimony ...Read More
PHOTO: A report released today that examines educational programs in juvenile justice facilities finds most are doing more harm than good. Idaho may be an exception. Photo courtesy of fbi.gov\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
BOISE, Idaho – When you have a captive audience, there is great opportunity. A report released today by the Southern Education Foundation on educational programs in juvenile justice facilities across the country finds that most may be doing ...Read More
New numbers show one in 68 children tested has autism, a 29 percent increase since 2008.  Image by J. Durham\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The numbers of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders have surged, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and advocates in Pennsylvania are not overly surprised ...Read More
PHOTO: While some Hoosiers voice concerns over health matters, those in favor of ordinances allowing backyard chickens say the birds are a sustainable food source and just as clean as any other pet. Photo credit: Jason Webber.\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS – Raising chickens in the city is becoming increasingly popular as more Hoosiers move toward eating locally. Goshen officials this week reversed an earlier decision and will allow residents to raise chickens at their homes ...Read More
Photo: Rich Farver died of brain cancer that his doctor says was caused by radiation from a cell tower. Courtesy: Virginia Farver\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – This Saturday, concerned Coloradans will join others around the world for EMR Action Day – to highlight their concerns about the safety of electromagnetic radiation found in wireless Internet, cordless phones ...Read More