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PNS Daily Newscast - November 21, 2017 


The Trump administration shows 50,000 Haitians the door; also on the rundown; graduate students say the GOP Tax Bill is a primary concern; net neutrality in the balance today; plus a look at whether music can be a deterrent to juvenile crime.

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PHOTO: Facebook will now allow users to flag posts they suspect violate its new policy regarding the sale of guns, alcohol, drugs or adult products. Image courtesy of Moms Demand Action.

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The social media gun show has new rules, and one group of Michigan moms is pleased with the changes. Facebook is cracking down on the sale of guns, blocking minors from seeing those posts and deleting those that don't require a background check or cross state lines. Li

PHOTO: Hundreds of Michigan charities will take part in #GivingTuesday, a day that encourages community service and donations to nonprofit organizations to kick off the holiday season. Image courtesy of www.givingtuesday.org.

DETROIT - First came two days devoted to getting deals: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Then came shopping on Thanksgiving Day itself, but now charitable organizations across the state hope Michiganders will consider celebrating a day for giving back. Tomorrow marks the second annual Giving Tuesday,

PHOTO: Many Michigan seniors are among those who rely on landline service, which is why AARP Michigan cites serious concerns about legislation that would potentially cut it. Courtesy AARP-Michigan.

LANSING, Mich. - Can you hear me now? Advocates for Michigan seniors say the answer would be a resounding "no" under a bill before the Michigan Senate. Senate Bill 636 would give telephone companies free rein to discontinue landline services. About 90 percent of households of folks ages 65 and olde

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The National Organization for Women has stepped into the Rush Limbaugh controversy, calling on Clear Channel to "pull the plug on Limbaugh's microphone." NOW president Terry O'Neil issued a statement saying Limbaugh was trying to shame a young woman from coming forward and speaki

LANSING, Mich. - As Michigan lawmakers look to wrap up unfinished business before the end of the year, legislation to lift the cap on cyber schools is one of the items that could be decided. The controversial measure on such schools, also called virtual schools, where instruction is entirely online,

WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission may not relax its ban against newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership, according to a ruling Thursday by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals which also supported the FCC's decision to maintain other regulations intended to inhibit media monopolies. In add

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