PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

President Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers, but groups in New Hampshire say they oppose the get-tough approach. Also on today’s rundown: A protest against expanding tar-sands oil refining in California; and in Seattle, a group demands a moratorium on youth jail construction.

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Seattle, WA – Washington gets high grades from the American Lung Association for its measures to control smoking, but the Association says ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – A new study finds Minnesota isn't making good enough use of the national School Breakfast Program, even though starting the day ...Read More
Bismarck, ND – It's more than the ABCs. Soon all schools in North Dakota, public and private, will have AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) ...Read More
Charleston, WV – West Virginia lawmakers will be back in business later this week, and a statewide campaign aims to get them working promptly ...Read More
Minneapolis, MN – Minnesotans have the healthiest hearts in the nation, according to the America Heart Association. Spokeswoman Elizabeth ...Read More
Boise, ID – It's all about learning, not testing. That's what Idaho educators will tell the state's legislators in the session that begins next ...Read More
Silverton, OR – Oregon's lowest-paid workers are getting a raise this week, but a new report shows it won't help many of them escape poverty ...Read More
Portland, OR – Oregon schoolchildren still have a big chunk of their winter break stretching out before them. Educators suggest that parents ...Read More
Albany, NY - This week marks the first anniversary of "Timothy's Law," which guarantees mental health insurance for New York children. The law ...Read More
Lansing, MI – Kicked out of school and onto the road to prison? So-called "zero tolerance" policies in Michigan have been on the books for ...Read More
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