PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2018 

New research finds stiffer prison terms do not deter drug use. Also on our nationwide rundown: We take you to a state where 4 in 10 adults have guns; and “ghost” fishing gear is killing whales and seals in oceans.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: September 5, 2007

Nashville, TN – A new restaurant promotion in Tennessee is getting a failing grade from teachers. The commercial for the Hardee's restaurant chain shows a teacher dancing on top of her desk, while high school boys "rap" about her body. Tennessee Education Association ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – South Dakota's first ever "Clean Energy Festival" brings lawmakers, conservationists, scientists, environmental organizations, and social justice groups together in Sioux Falls today to promote environmentally friendly energy alternatives. Organizer Deb McIntyre says the one- ...Read More

Madison, WI – Defective tires are now exempt from consumer lawsuits in Wisconsin because of language in a new federal tire safety rule. Consumer watchdogs say it's another case of corporate interests being put ahead of public health and safety. Bill Schulz with the American Association for ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The "Legislative Commission to End Poverty in Minnesota by 2020" will hear testimony today on the impact of poverty on children. Andi Egbert, of the Children’s Defense Fund of Minnesota, will testify that, while poverty affects people of all ages, it affects kids the most ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM – The Albuquerque school board will consider a recommendation tonight to create an independent school police force and to arm all officers. Rio Grande High School teacher Rosina Roybal says the idea has had a mixed reaction from students. "A lot of the students are feeling li ...Read More

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