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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Community Issues and Volunteering

Vail, CO – 'Tis the season for Christmas wishes, even for the police. Many police departments in Colorado have new recruits at the top of their ...Read More
Cleveland, OH – It's a dirty little secret that many hope will be openly debated by presidential candidates: Too many Americans are going ...Read More
Olympia, WA – Is "housing security" an oxymoron? A quarter-million Washington State families think so. They're in over their heads on housing ...Read More
Boise, ID – You may be able to get a job in Idaho, but finding a good job that pays a living wage is another matter. A new report says only ...Read More
Nashville, TN – "Home for the Holidays" looks like a safer choice than a nursing home for many older and disabled residents of Tennessee ...Read More
Bedford, NH - New Hampshire is one of the fastest-aging states, and older adults in the state want to have a bigger say in the policies that affect ...Read More
Tacoma, WA – Federal budget cuts are making it harder for people released from prison to start over and stay out of trouble. In Washington ...Read More
Lansing, MI – The economic "Grinch" is visiting more Michigan families this holiday season. The state's poverty rate is among the fastest- ...Read More
Arlington, VA – What's to like about higher poverty rates, climate change, disappearing species and other gloomy topics? The visionary author ...Read More
Charleston, WV – It's a disturbing trend, according to teen advocates. New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the ...Read More
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