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Why "Why" Isn't Enough: Our human need to make sense of "senseless violence" is strong, and therapeutic. We interviewed international trauma therapist Jill Freedman, M.S.W. about the immediate needs of a community reeling from profound violation and asked her how we can determine what the "right questions" are. Listen here


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PNS Daily News - October 21, 2014 


We’re covering a variety of issues in today’s news including: a multi-state tour aimed at protecting women from gun violence; supporters continue their fight for legalized medical marijuana in Florida; and why some parents want to keep fracking at a distance.

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Photo: Those who receive Medicare benefits can now update their prescription coverage under Part
Monday, October 20, 2014
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The signup period is open to enroll in or make changes in Medicare Part "D" prescription coverage. People age 65 and older on Medicare can decide to add the additional coverage. "If you love your Medicare Part D plan, and it's ...Read More
PHOTO: Rooftop solar has become a significant enough issue for utility companies to seek new fees from homeowners who install it. Photo by Alfred Twu. \
Monday, October 20, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. - Utilities in several states including Virginia are turning to new charges to make up for revenue they're losing to homes with solar power. The price of solar panels has fallen dramatically, and more people are installing them ...Read More
PHOTO: More than 22,000 people in the Treasure Valley are going to be trained to prevent child sexual abuse. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith\
Monday, October 20, 2014
BOISE, Idaho - Two hours in training to protect Idaho children from child sexual abuse. More than 22-thousand in the Boise area will undergo the training in the coming months. Comments from Michael Graves, national director of partnering in ...Read More
Monday, October 20, 2014
MIAMI - While the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the medical community scramble to get a handle on the spread of Ebola in the U-S, low-wage workers at Florida's airports are concerned about the risks. Cabin cleaners ...Read More
PHOTO: A new report on the federal budget and North Dakota finds a 68 percent increase in federal taxes paid per capita over the past five years. Photo credit: StockMonkeys.com.\
Monday, October 20, 2014
BISMARCK, N.D. – The amount of federal tax dollars flowing out of North Dakota continues its dramatic rise, according to the latest analysis of local impacts of the federal budget. Becky Sweger, director of data and technology for the ...Read More