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PNS Daily Newscast - October 24, 2017 


On our nationwide rundown; the Pentagon attempts to clear the air on the ambush of U.S. troops; high marks for the nation’s capital city in meeting the needs of immigrant children; and we’ll tell you why experts are encouraging expanded vision screening of kids.

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Archive: October 18, 2007

White Salmon, WA – Today is "Lights On Afterschool" day, and at least 50 groups and communities in Washington have events planned to show their gratitude to those who provide after-school activities for kids. It's a national celebration to thank the caregivers and programs that provide a few h ...Read More

Cleveland, OH – A lot of parents shy away from talking to kids about sex, and that can cause trouble during the teenage years, according to Unitarian minister Debra Haffner. Director of the Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing, Reverend Haffner explains age-appropriate ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Today's the 35th anniversary of the federal "Clean Water Act," and supporters say the law needs an anniversary gift from Congress in order to ensure protection for all Ohio waterways. Joan Mulhern with Earthjustice explains recent court decisions have chipped away at the water p ...Read More

Richmond, VA – A new report in the journal "Circulation" says the tobacco industry is creating smokescreens with studies that link secondhand smoke to illness and death in nonsmokers. It says tobacco industry advocates minimize these facts, especially when health studies are mentioned in campa ...Read More

Helena, MT – The U.S. House is considering the "Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act" today. If enacted, all inventoried roadless areas will be declared "wilderness," and the law would clear the way for jobs on the land, such as reforestation of clear cuts and rehabilitation of old roads. ...Read More

Lander, WY – The federal government has the opportunity to "go wild" over preserving Wyoming's roadless areas. Today, the U.S. House will consider the "Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act." If it becomes law, it would declare five million acres of roadless land in Wyoming as "wilderness, ...Read More

Boston, MA – The Middlesex Fells may be in need of an environmental movement reminiscent of the 1800s. Concerned citizens banded together to protect the land from development back then, and a new report says the Fells is facing similar threats today. The Sierra Club has published a report high ...Read More

New York, NY – A federal law that protects the nation's water supply turns 35 today, and on the anniversary supporters say the "Clean Water Act" needs a little help. The Act has been weakened over the years by court challenges and rule changes. Peter Lehner, of the Natural Resources Defense Co ...Read More

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