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PNS Daily Newscast - February 23, 2018 


As the NRA doubles down on "good guys with guns," the Broward County Sheriff admits an armed deputy did not engage with the Parkland school shooter. Also on our nationwide rundown: workers across the nation will spend part of their weekend defending the American Dream; and a study says the Lone Star State is distorting Texas history lessons.

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Archive: May 17, 2013

PHOTO: When the Sierra Club and Audubon Arkansas settled with SouthWest Power over construction of a coal fired power plant, eight million dollars was directed to The Nature Conservancy for the purchase and preservation of lands. The first tract from with that funding, the Terra Noire Preserve, is dedicated today. CREDIT: TNC of Arkansas

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – There is not much native prairie left in Arkansas, but a new tract to come under protection is being opened to the public today near Arkadelphia. The 360 acres will be part of the larger Terre Noire Conservation Area. The protection of these Blackland Prairies is vital, sa ...Read More

PHOTO: Photographer Michael Forsberg is sharing his passion for the Great Plains at the Montana Wilderness Association's annual gathering this weekend. Photo courtesy of Forsberg

BILLINGS, Mont. – Eastern Montana's plains are often considered a place to drive through, instead of a drive to. The region is part of the focus of the Montana Wilderness Association's (MWA) annual gathering today through Sunday. The group recently unveiled a Prairie Wildlands Campaign. ...Read More

Photo: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources warns against approaching fawns. Photo credit: DNR

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – There's a deer baby boom happening in Maryland right now. This is the time of year when most fawns are born, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is warning people not to approach or try to help them, even if the fawns appear to be alone. DNR deer biologist Geo ...Read More

PHOTO: A new federal bill would phase out

PHOENIX – Cage-free, free range, pasture-raised or just eggs – a growing number of people are concerned with where and how their food is produced. Now a new bill in Congress would make egg-labeling mandatory, as well as adding more humane living standards for millions of egg-laying hens ...Read More

Advocates in New York and the nation have been using social media in an effort to keep the immigration reform drive alive in Congress  and they believe it's working.

NEW YORK – Advocates in New York and the nation have been using social media in an effort to keep the immigration reform drive alive in Congress – and they believe it's working. The U.S. Senate spent this week marking up the immigration reform bill, and Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, execut ...Read More

PHOTO: Making a stay in the hospital  or a visit  a better experience for patients and their families is the focus of a first-ever meeting today between some 50 Massachusetts hospitals and 160 members of Patient and Family Advisory Councils, or P-FACs. Members of the PFAC of UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester are participating. Photo courtesy UMass Memorial

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – Making a stay in the hospital – or a visit – a better experience for patients and their families is the focus of a first-ever meeting today among some 50 Massachusetts hospitals and 160 members of Patient and Family Advisory Councils, or PFACs. Many hospitals ...Read More

Thursday, a Senate committee backed the nomination of Gina McCarthy along party lines, a week after Republicans boycotted a scheduled hearing on the matter.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The controversy surrounding the nomination of President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency has individuals from both sides of the aisle saying good governance should trump politics. Thursday, a Senate committee backed the nomination of Gina McCar ...Read More

PHOTOS: These girls Beat the Odds and are being awarded college scholarships from the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota. Left to right: Maria Cruz Mendiola, Dorothy O'Berry, Rachel Flores and Salina Samaniego. CREDIT: CDF-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – The Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota tonight is honoring four young women who have overcome extreme adversity to pursue their dreams. The winners of the Beat the Odds awards are all high school seniors who, despite challenges, have done well in school and are planning to at ...Read More

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