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PNS Weekend Newscast - April 29th, 2017 


Here's what's happening: Donald Trump has now been president of the United States for 100 days, the People's Climate march on Washington is taking place today, and another missle launch from North Korea.

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Archive: December 5, 2016

State Rep. Joni Jenkins has received a Champions for Justice Award for her work on behalf of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. (Greg Stotelmyer)

LEXINGTON, Ky. – To survivors of intimate partner violence and their advocates, Joni Jenkins and Laura Sudkamp are champions. The two women, who serve Kentucky in different ways, have received the 2016 Champions of Justice Award. A state representative since 1995, Jenkins has helped secure ...Read More

Chronic wasting disease continues to take a toll on the Wisconsin deer herd. (twildlife/iStockPhoto.com)

WAUPACA, Wis. – Wisconsin's annual gun deer hunting season is over, and preliminary figures from the Department of Natural Resources show more than 140,000 deer were taken, about 3,500 fewer than last year. This year's estimate for percentage of the herd infected with chronic wasting disease ...Read More

The CDC recommends hands be washed with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. (Pixabay)

LANSING, Mich. – Colds and flu are common this time of year, but health experts say those illnesses and other infections often can be prevented with just a little soap and water. It is National Handwashing Awareness Week, and medical professionals are educating Michiganders about the importa ...Read More

About 78,000 people in the Carolinas live with IBD illnesses, which often are not apparent to their friends or families. (Peter Gerdes/Flickr)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – This is Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week, aimed at increasing understanding of a condition often called the "invisible disease” – although the 78,000 people who have Crohn's or colitis in the Carolinas will tell you it is anything but. Crohn’s and coliti ...Read More

Pennsylvania has more than 1,300 Christmas tree farms. (CBF Photo)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – If you want to help the environment this Christmas, you might want to "get real" when you're shopping for a tree. Environmentalists point out artificial Christmas trees often end up as plastic waste in a landfill. And according to B.J. Small, director of media and communica ...Read More

The struggle to limit natural gas waste on public lands is heating up in court, even before new BLM rules take effect. (Pixabay)

DENVER – A coalition of national, state and local conservation and health organizations has filed a petition in federal court to defend new standards limiting natural gas waste on public and tribal lands. Two oil and gas groups and the states of Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota filed suit a ...Read More

The U.S. Secretary of Education is asking states to ban corporal punishment. (U.S. Dept. of Education/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Education Secretary recently asked states to consider banning corporal punishment in schools, but are Idaho lawmakers listening? Idaho is one of only seven states that does not have a law against corporal punishment. All the other Northwest states have banned it. Th ...Read More

Texas could face a lawsuit brought by advocates for women's reproductive rights over new state regulations set to go into effect mid-December. (Twilight/iStockphoto)

AUSTIN, Texas – Recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings have struck down several anti-abortion restrictions, but advocates for women's reproductive rights say some states, including Texas, still have onerous regulations on the books. Last week, lawsuits were filed in Alaska, Missouri and North Car ...Read More

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