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PNS Daily Newscast - December 8, 2017 


In focus on our Friday rundown; two members of Congress are stepping down over sexual misconduct allegations; the BLM suspends natural gas waste standards; and we have a noted historian's take on the GOP Tax plan.

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Public News Service - WV: Women's Issues

Charleston, WV – The recent, brutal attacks on Megan Williams show that violence motivated by race and gender is a real threat, according to organizers of a forum on hate crimes at West Virginia University. Tonight, legal scholars, law students, and an assistant Attorney General will discuss w

Charleston, WV – Sometimes, a homeless person isn't considered "homeless" according to federal standards, and that can compound the problems for West Virginians who are seeking help as they try to rebuild their lives. Amy Weintraub with Covenant House in Charleston recently testified before

Big Creek, WV – The Logan County torture incident is opening eyes to the racial divide in the region -– and some local residents are reaching across that divide this week. A candlelight vigil on Tuesday brings together black and white residents of the county. Reggie Jones is with the Log

Charleston, WV – The Logan County torture incident should serve as a wake-up call, according to domestic violence experts. Angie Rosser, with the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, says the reported crimes in the Logan County case are all too familiar for people who work with w

The Supreme Court's decision to ban a certain procedure to end pregnancies is the first time the court has ruled in such a case without making an exception for protecting a woman's health. Margaret Chapman with advocacy group West Virginia FREE says the procedure had the backing of major medical as

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