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PNS Daily Newscast - November 22, 2017 


Haitian communities vow to fight Trump moves to terminate legal status; also on the rundown; an update on the trial of an activist who shut down a pipeline; a new poll shows Americans want to talk turkey not politics, on Thanksgiving; and just ahead of Black Friday - Cyber Security an emerging toy-safety concern.

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Public News Service - WI: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

Reports indicate the Wisconsin state Crime Lab has a huge backlog of untested sexual-assault kits. Some say the backlog is now more than 6,000 kits. (Wisconsin Department of Justice)

MADISON, Wis. - Two Democratic state representatives from Madison have requested an official audit of the backlog of sexual-assault kits awaiting DNA testing in the state Crime Laboratory. Reps. Melissa Sargent and Chris Taylor said the drastic step is necessary because they've formally asked quest

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On average, three women in the United States are murdered by their husband or boyfriend every day. Credit: kentoh/iStockPhoto.com

MADISON, Wis. – Domestic violence takes a toll on the millions of Americans affected by it every year. The American Psychology Association says 3 million children in the U.S. are exposed annually to domestic violence in their homes. Emily Barnes, director of development and communications

MADISON, Wis. – In a domestic abuse situation, the checkbook can be a very potent agent of control. And as the economy in Wisconsin continues to suffer, that economic weapon can become an even bigger threat to a partner trapped in an abusive situation, according to Tony Gibart, policy coordina

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