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PNS Daily Newscast - December 13, 2017 


Alabama elects Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate; also on our rundown; A court victory for tribes and environmental groups fighting uranium mining in the Grand Canyon; and Seattle appears headed towards a police accountability initiative for 2018.

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Public News Service - MI: Native American Issues

Michigan's Upper Peninsula has abundant mineral resources. More than a century of mining has created serious environmental contamination. Photo, courtesy NASA

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan's Upper Peninsula has a storied history of mining. From iron ore to gold, the mining legacy has left both positive and negative impacts on the region. But a new report says pollution caused by hard rock mining has disproportionately harmed Native American tribes.

LANSING, Mich. - The Violence Against Women Act has been renewed twice with bipartisan support since originally passed in 1994, but this year's reauthorization has become the object of an election year political battle. The Senate has approved a version of the bill that includes immigrants, Native A

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