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PNS Daily News - April 17, 2014 


We focus on a variety of issues on our nationwide rundown including: juvenile facilities are reported to not be making the grade for 70,000 teenagers; Indiana leads the nation in a sorry statistic - the number of students who have contemplated suicide; and a yellow light for gray wolf protection in California.

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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: 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
PHOTO: A group of Montana parents has been visiting Walgreens stores around the state this week, asking that the company remove products from store shelves that have been shown to contain toxic chemicals. Photo credit: Microsoft Images\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
HELENA, Mont. – Montana parents who also are members of Montana Conservation Voters are asking Walgreens stores around the state to remove products from their shelves that have been shown to contain certain toxic chemicals – confirmed by ...Read More
PHOTO: A large donation of pork sausage this week will help feed Ohioans who struggle to put food on the table. Credit: Ohio Association of Foodbanks.\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio – In time for the Easter holiday, a donation will provide more than 88,000 meals for hungry Ohio families. More than 1,700 pounds of pork in the form of sausage are being donated to food banks in Ohio this week as part of the ...Read More
PHOTO: Several electric buses now serving Northern Nevada are expected to save millions of dollars in fuel and maintenance costs. Photo courtesy Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County.\
Thursday, April 17, 2014
RENO, Nev. – A few electric buses now being operated in Northern Nevada are expected to save millions of dollars in fuel and maintenance costs over the next several years. Michael Moreno, public information officer at the Regional ...Read More