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PNS Daily News - March 28, 2017 


We’re covering a variety of issues today including: word of a secret White House visit prompts calls for the House Intelligence chair to recuse himself from the Russia investigation; internet activity could be sold to the highest bidder under a bill up for a vote; and new research shows Uncle Sam is taking more from undocumented immigrants than the wealthy.

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Public News Service - MO: Gun Violence Prevention

A bill before the Missouri Legislation would charge adults with child endangerment if they left a firearm where a child could reach it and accidentally injures someone. (Eric Underwood)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri leads the nation in the number of children getting their hands on guns and accidentally hurting themselves or others. Last year, five children shot themselves or someone else. State Rep. Stacey Newman (D-St. Louis) has authored a bill that says a person could

PHOTO: Knowledge is power, and the ACLU of Missouri hopes its new smartphone app will empower Missourians with the information and tools they need to protect their civil rights. Image courtesy of ACLU of Missouri.

ST. LOUIS - If you don't know your rights, you won't know if they're being violated. With that adage in mind, the ACLU of Missouri has launched a high-tech campaign to educate and empower Missourians when it comes to proper contact with police and law enforcement. Jeffrey Mittman, executive direct

PHOTO: Tensions may have cooled somewhat in Ferguson, Missouri, but protesters continue to take to the streets, leaving many to wonder what it will take to put the city back together. Photo credit: LoavesofBread/Wikimedia Commons.

FERGUSON, Mo. - The unrest in Ferguson over the past two weeks since the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown has deeply moved Missourians and people across the U.S. Experts and politicians are now weighing in on what caused the community's problems, and how to fix them. Many have quest

PHOTO: Peace will be the topic of the day at Northwest Academy of Law High School where students are committed to a better future for themselves and St. Louis. Photo courtesy of freestockphotos.com

ST. LOUIS – Algebra and biology aren't the only difficult topics students at Northwest Academy of Law High School in St. Louis will be tackling, as they host a community discussion aimed at finding alternatives to crime, violence and drugs in the city. It's called the Urban Peace Summit, and

Give children opportunities to express their feelings. Photo courtesy of aap.org

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Families in Missouri and around the nation may be having a tough time getting into the holiday spirit because of the school shooting in Connecticut. Doctors and psychologists say it's common for children to become anxious after such events, even when they happen far away. Dr. De

Jefferson City, MO - Last year, two-thirds of Missouri domestic violence murders were committed with guns, according to a recent study, and advocates against domestic violence say it's time to get guns out of the hands of offenders. At present, a police officer cannot legally confiscate a weapon at

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