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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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Human Rights/Racial Justice

BOSTON – It was big news when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last week dismissed more than 20,000 drug cases due to misconduct by a fo ...Read More
PIKEVILLE, Ky. - The push for multiple executions in Arkansas has shed a harsh light on the death penalty in America, especially in the South ...Read More
NEW YORK - Juvenile-justice advocates say New York City is spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year on a punitive approach to school discipline ...Read More
NEW YORK - Drug policy should be based on facts, not fear. That's one of the messages scientists, academics and their allies will be taking to the ...Read More
BOSTON — The number of Bay State kids being held in secure detention while awaiting court dates has dropped by more than 50 percent over eight y ...Read More
TACOMA, Wash. - More than 400 immigrants at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma are holding a three-day hunger strike to protest conditions in ...Read More
OAKLAND, Calif. – Millions of Californians live close to a major port and this week, community leaders in West Oakland filed a federal ...Read More
NEW YORK - With the state budget due on Saturday, advocates for immigrants in New York say Gov. Andrew Cuomo needs to commit public dollars for legal ...Read More
BOSTON – Amherst, Cambridge and Northampton are among the Massachusetts cities now under threat of losing federal funding for grants and ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Civil-liberties advocates want the General Assembly to do more to ensure the public can hold police accountable. In 2014 ...Read More
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