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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: August 23, 2013

PHOTO: Some Northwest fishermen say the 'thrill of the catch' would be a lot less thrilling if coal shipments compromise air and water quality on the Columbia River. Photo credit: Nic Callero.

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Northwest fishing community says state and federal agencies ought to be trolling for a lot more information before allowing coal export terminals to be built along the coast. Fishermen are signing a petition that warns more coal could mean fewer fish and jobs in Oregon's ...Read More

Oscar Perez is in the U.S. without permission, but since coming to this country at 17 he's built a life and business that presently employs three. PHOTO of Oscar and his children at home, courtesy of Amanda Perez.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Behind all the immigration debates and statistics are real people, such as Amanda Paris Perez. Perez was born and raised in Rogers and still lives there, taking care of her two young children and helping her husband, Oscar, run a small construction firm. Oscar slipped i ...Read More

Photo: Nevadans at Free Community Law Day Class at Boyd School of Law at UNLV. Credit: Etkins

LAS VEGAS – Free legal advice is available Saturday for Community Law Day, and local advocates say the uptick in the economy also is producing an increase in the number of Nevadans seeking advice in divorce and custody matters. Lynn Etkins, associate executive director at the Legal Aid Cente ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan's economy would be stronger with more investment in education, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute. The EPI report shows that states with well-educated workforces have higher median incomes. Gilda Jacobs, president of the Michigan League f ...Read More

PHOTO: The Army private who had been known as Bradley Manning has requested hormone therapy while in prison so he can live as a woman. Photo credit: army.mil

RICHMOND, Va. – A transgender activist who communicated with Bradley Manning online and testified at his trial says it's critical he get the help he needs to live life as a woman – even behind bars. Manning, who was sentenced this week to 35 years in military prison for leaking U.S. i ...Read More

PHOTO: Karen Boorshtein (center), president, CEO of Family Service League of Long Island is among social workers “shocked” by a report from a libertarian think-tank that suggests poor Americans are living comfortably on public assistance and have no incentive to find work. Courtesy FSLLI

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. – A report from a libertarian think-tank that says poor Americans are living comfortably on public assistance has New York social workers shocked. The report, titled The Work versus Welfare Trade-Off: 2013, by the CATO Institute says that people on public assistance have lit ...Read More

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