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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: July 23, 2015

The 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act is Sunday with a number of events planned across Iowa this weekend. Credit: Jason Doiy.

DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s a major milestone as the landmark civil rights law that ensures equal opportunity for people with disabilities celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was spearheaded by former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa and sign ...Read More

A new poll commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation found 83 percent of those surveyed agree that Clean Water Act rules should apply to small waterways. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

HELENA, Mont. – When it comes to keeping small streams and wetlands clean, there's little controversy among hunters and anglers. A new poll commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation found 83 percent of those surveyed agree that Clean Water Act rules should apply to small waterways. Da ...Read More

A new poll finds the latest protections of the Clean Water Act are supported by a majority of anglers and hunters in Minnesota. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest/Flickr.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – When it comes to protecting smaller streams and wetlands in Minnesota, among those casting wide support for the latest rule on what's covered under the Clean Water Act are those who fish and hunt. According to a new poll commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation, 82 ...Read More

PHOTO: Hunters and anglers in Pennsylvania are nearly unanimous in their support for a controversial EPA's clean water policy, according to a new poll. Pennsylvania stream photo courtesy of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

CARLISLE, Pa. – A poll of national and Pennsylvania hunters and anglers has found overwhelming support, even among self-described conservatives, for a controversial EPA clean water policy. Commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the survey found support for an EPA plan to ap ...Read More

Colorado River headwaters. Credit: Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia.

DENVER – A new national survey of hunting and fishing enthusiasts reveals broad support among voters of all political stripes for applying Clean Water Act standards to smaller streams and wetlands. The poll was commissioned by the National Wildlife Federation. Bill Dvorak, a river outfitter ...Read More

Activists in Illinois are standing in solidarity with those in New York. Credit: Christopher Dilts

CHICAGO – A New York wage board voted Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for restaurant workers to $15 per hour, and some Illinois workers now say it's their turn. Fast-food, home-care and child-care workers will rally in Chicago today, along with hundreds of others in cities across the coun ...Read More

A new law is on the books to help Arkansas caregivers and recent hospital patients ease transitions from medical facility care to home care. Credit: Susan Chiang/iStock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A new law is on the books to help Arkansas caregivers and recent hospital patients ease transitions from medical facility care to home care. The Arkansas Lay Caregiver Act (Act 1013) allows patients to officially designate a caregiver who will then be included and briefed ...Read More

Advocates for people in prison are asking President Barack Obama to ban the criminal history box on federal job applications. Credit: i_frontier/iStockphoto.

SAN FRANCISCO – Advocates for prisoners incarcerated in California are asking President Barack Obama to take action to ban the question about criminal convictions on applications for federal jobs, and positions with federal contractors. Their calls come after the president's recent comment th ...Read More

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