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PNS Daily Newscast - February 21, 2018 


While school shooting survivors demand stricter gun control measures some teachers are talking about their own walkout; Republicans vow to keep fighting the new district map in Pennsylvania; and from the West Coast - a health care group slams Trump's "skinny" insurance plans.

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Archive: November 9, 2016

Advocates say special emphasis should be placed on teaching children to be environmental stewards. (cbtrust.org)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - If you know someone who works hard to protect Chesapeake Bay, you can nominate them for an award for their efforts. The Chesapeake Bay Trust is seeking applications and nominations for its 2017 Annual Scholarship and Awards Program. Individuals, communities, businesses and organiza ...Read More

New Hampshire voting-rights advocates will be following up on reports of long lines and any other Election Day 2016 issues with an eye to recommending changes to modernize the system. (Mike Clifford)

CONCORD, N.H. - If you were one of the Granite Staters who stood in a long line to cast your ballot, voting-rights advocates will be tracking what happened this year on Election Day to urge lawmakers to make changes for future elections. There were limited problems with voters being turned away in ...Read More

BNSF is on trial over transport of coal on its railways in Washington state. (Matthew Nichols/Flickr)

SEATTLE - Environmental groups say railway company BNSF is allowing coal to fall off uncovered coal trains and into Washington's waterways, and this week they're looking to prove it in front of a federal judge in Seattle. The Puget Soundkeeper, Natural Resource Defense Council and others say BNSF i ...Read More

Californians have voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people ages 21 and older. (growweedeasy/Morguefile)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - At the stroke of midnight, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California - but there are a few important details about the new law. It now is legal for adults age 21 and older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana or eight grams of concentrated cannabis for persona ...Read More

A new report confirms that habitat protections for the greater sage grouse benefit other species as well. (Twildlife/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Protections for sage grouse have directly benefited multiple species that share the same habitat, according to a new report. The study examined three songbirds whose populations have declined in the vast sagebrush sea that stretches across much of Nevada and 10 other Western sta ...Read More

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