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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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Criminal Justice

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
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - An Illinois juvenile-justice reform group says the state's new law to provide lawyers to more young offenders is a good start ...Read More
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" drew national attention to the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. Steven Avery was ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Department of Justice's plan to end its use of private prisons is renewing calls to keep a private Minnesota ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As it stands, getting caught with marijuana in Tennessee could leave you with a criminal record or even jail time. But a ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. - Montana lawmakers will meet Monday in Helena to finalize changes to proposed state laws on crimes involving sexual violence - bills ...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
BALTIMORE — Indictments this week in a human-trafficking ring in Prince George's County bring to light the on-going issue of human trafficking a ...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
INDIANAPOLIS – Over the weekend, workers calling for a $15 hourly minimum wage held a national march and rally in Virginia – and research ...Read More
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