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PNS Weekend Update - August 27, 2016 


We’re looking at stories from around the country on this weekend’s rundown, including: more celebrities are joining the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline; parts of North Carolina’s anti-transgender bathroom law are on hold; and we’ll take a look at how the Affordable Care Act is faring in Texas.

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JOHN DAY, Ore. - The small-town sheriff who made front-page headlines in Oregon this week also tops an investigative report by the Southern Poverty ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The week when Ohio voters can register and cast a ballot at the same time - known as "Golden Week" - is gone again. A 2014 law that ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Four in five voters of color support President Obama's efforts to protect public lands and want the next president to do the ...Read More
NEW YORK - The U.S. Justice Department will be ending its contracts with private prisons, but watchdog groups point out that Homeland Security will ...Read More
SEATTLE – Washington state owes nearly $500,000 in fines over the last month for failing to provide mental competency evaluations within a week ...Read More
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The City of Wilkes-Barre has agreed to stop enforcing its "one strike, you're out" ordinance. The local law allows the city to ...Read More
LEESPORT, Pa. — Monday will mark one week since 22 mothers began a hunger strike to demand that they and their children be released from an ...Read More
ST. LOUIS – If you're going to take one last road trip before summer ends, there's a history lesson to learn along U.S. Route 66. Frank ...Read More
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Third-party candidates should have an easier time getting their names onto Connecticut ballots after a ruling in federal court ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas — Voting rights advocates encouraged the more than 500,000 Texans who could not have voted under the Texas Voter ID law because ...Read More
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