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PNS Daily Newscast - June 23, 2017 


Today on the rundown: the Senate GOP releases a draft of their health-care bill; Tropical Storm Cindy is bringing heavy rainfall to the South; and could Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ “tough on drugs” approach fuel mass incarceration?

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Public News Service - AR: Native American Issues

PHOTO: Arkansas is locking up fewer young offenders, but more can be done to provide effective alternatives for those who are nonviolent. CREDIT: Thomas Hugh Martin, Esq.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas may have locked up more young offenders 10 or 15 years ago, but its new approach to juvenile justice appears to be paying off. A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows youth incarceration numbers were up 20 percent in the state through 2010 - but in 2008, Ar

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