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PNS Daily News - April 25, 2017 


Today’s rundown includes a variety of topics including: the White House might consider a border wall compromise to avoid a government shutdown: Pennsylvania lawmakers consider denying the public access to police cam video; and a look at the important role DNA plays in our lives.

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Public News Service - WY: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

GRAPHIC: About 100 Wyomingites are hitting the Capitol with a flash mob today to draw attention to violence against women. It's part of an international day of action called One Billion Rising.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A Valentine's Day flash mob is hitting Cheyenne today. About 100 people will dance at the Depot Plaza and then march to the Capitol for a rally. The events are part of One Billion Rising, an international movement calling for an end to the culture of violence against women. Shelly

Laramie, WY - Attorneys throughout the state are marking the first-ever National Pro Bono Celebration week, organized to heighten awareness of what is often called the "justice gap," in which 50 million people across the country can't afford legal help for civil court issues. The Celebration will re

Cheyenne, WY - Just being female can cost a Wyoming woman her health insurance coverage, either through denial of enrollment or high premium prices, according to a new comparison of insurance rates for similar coverage for women and men in every state. The National Women's Law Center has found heal

Cheyenne, WY – "Becoming one with nature" is a phrase that takes on new meaning this week, as survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault head into the wilderness seeking ways to restore their confidence and ability to forgive. They'll use the isolation of wild places to break through th

Cheyenne, WY – Part of the focus of this year's "Sexual Assault Awareness Month" is on the smallest Wyomingites at risk. Ben Tanzer, with Prevent Child Abuse America, says most sexual assaults on children are committed by someone the child knows. That fact warrants more discussion, Tanzer exp

Gillette, WY – A new snapshot of domestic violence in Wyoming from the National Census of Domestic Violence Services shows programs that help victims are often overwhelmed. Domestic violence help requests were tracked statewide for one day last September and in 24 hours, 349 victims asked for

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