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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Poverty Issues

SALEM, Ore. - More than 100 people from around the state converge on the State Capitol today to hand out valentines - and advice on helping Oregon ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.VA. - New numbers from Workforce West Virginia say the state's unemployment insurance fund is in better shape than previously estimated ...Read More
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Up to now, three insurance providers, including two for-profits, have been contracted to provide health care for the state's 400,00 ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The state Legislature will soon debate bills that would force major changes in the way teachers are represented in negotiations ...Read More
WASHINGTON, D. C. - Colorado aid agency leaders are in the nation's capitol today to discuss the importance of a federal program to help people who ...Read More
SALEM, Ore. - Lower-income parents in Oregon are looking to state lawmakers to help them afford child care so they can keep their jobs. Advocates for ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio - February is National Dental Health Month, and experts say keeping those 'pearly whites' healthy is a challenge for nearly half of ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Home-care workers say state lawmakers might not be so willing to cut the hours of personal care given to 45,000 Washingtonians who ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. - Veterans accounted for 13 percent of the homeless living in Connecticut shelters last year, according to a report released today by ...Read More
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Dipping temperatures are raising heating bills for all North Carolinians, and many seniors are feeling a heavy burden on their ...Read More
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