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PNS Daily Newscast - December 15, 2017 


What's next following the FCC vote to end net neutrality? We have a pair of reports. Also on our Friday rundown: We'll let you know why adolescents in foster care need opportunities to thrive; and steps you can take to avoid losing your holiday loot.

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Public News Service - CO: Gun Violence Prevention

Some religious institutions in Colorado say keeping security plans private is the best defense against a possible threat. (Pixabay)

By Emma Gibson CU News Corps DENVER — Parishioners in Colorado and around the country are questioning what they would do if someone decided to target one of their weekly services or prayer sessions. Many places of worship in Colorado have responded by creating safety teams to protect their m

The proposed loss of mandatory firearm training required for a concealed carry permit in Colorado is raising concerns about Senate Bill 17-116. (WikiMediaCommons)

DENVER -- Attendance at the Tanner Gun Show this weekend was "comparable to last year" according to representatives. The show is the largest firearm retail event in Colorado - three times larger than its nearest competition - and attracts a significant weapons industry presence in the state. Meanw

More people die during police encounters than previously reported. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Police officers have the legal authority to take lives, but keeping tabs on how many people are killed each year hasn't been easy. Brandon Patterson, a staff reporter for Mother Jones, broke down new Department of Justice data, which show police-related fatalities in the U.S. are si

For people suffering from mental health issues, stigma is a major barrier to seeking help. (Pixabay)

DENVER - For people struggling with mental health issues, stigma is a major barrier to seeking help, according to a new Iowa State University report. The research measured how 370 college students responded when given the opportunity to learn more online about mental health services. Daniel Lann

A statewide listening tour heads to Greeley Tuesday, May 24 in an effort to learn more about barriers to accessing mental health care. (Counselling/Pixabay)
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DENVER - Mental Health Colorado is bringing its statewide listening tour to Greeley on May 24 in an effort to engage more residents in breaking through the barriers of mental health care. Andrew Romanoff, president and CEO of the group, says more than 1 million Coloradans experience a mental-heal

After last week's shooting in Colorado Springs, groups supporting Planned Parenthood are asking leaders to tone down their verbal attacks on the health-care provider. Credit: Charlotte Cooper/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - In the aftermath of last week's attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, allies of the clinics are demanding accountability from politicians for their hostile rhetoric against the health-care provider. Presidential candidate Ted Cruz has called Planned Parenthood "barbari

New analysis from the Institute for Women's Policy Research shows, if current trends continue, women will not receive equal pay until 2059. Credit: CreativaImages/iStockphoto

DENVER - Women won't get paid as much as men until the year 2059, according to a report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research. Study director Jessica Milli says the median income for women working full-time was over $10,000 less than men in 2014. Milli says more needs to be done to close the

India Peaks Wilderness, in Colorado's front range. Credit: Hogs555/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - The U.S. Forest Service is holding a public hearing tonight in Nederland on its proposed management plan for recreational shooting along Colorado's front range. The agency has seen an increase in people using public lands for target practice along with an increase in other recreational act

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