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.

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NEW YORK — A new, 50-state study finds that putting more people in jail for drug offenses doesn't reduce drug use or overdose deaths. On ...Read More
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Physicians' groups are sounding the alarm on the health risks posed by hydraulic fracturing, and have published a compendium ...Read More
HOUSTON — A new study finds that immigrants were almost twice as likely as non-immigrants to suffer unemployment and economic loss from Hurrican ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa — A rally is planned at the Iowa state Capitol tomorrow to urge lawmakers to reject legislation that would strip so-called ...Read More
BOSTON – Civil-rights groups are asking the Commonwealth's highest court to stop federal immigration officials from arresting people at courthou ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – There is a strong link between mass shootings and domestic violence, according to an analysis of seven years of shootings ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – A bill to restore the vote to thousands of Connecticut residents is getting a hearing Thursday in the General Assembly ...Read More
RALEIGH, N. C. – It has been 50 years since the historic Kerner Commission found that discrimination against African-Americans had created ...Read More
LOS ANGELES – Even as President Donald Trump wraps up his first visit to the Golden State since the election, immigrant-rights groups are ...Read More
DENVER – The Colorado House Local Government Committee on Wednesday is set to decide the fate of the "Right to Rest Act." House Bill 1067 woul ...Read More
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