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    PNS Weekend Update - June 25, 20160 


    On this weekend’s rundown, we’re covering stories from across the globe, including: After Brexit, Google says many Britons may not know what they actually voted for; a Boston religious leader calls for peace in the wake of the Freddie Gray case acquittal; and Sunday marks one year since marriage equality was upheld by the nation’s highest court.

Public News Service - Indiana

Advocates say the anti-poverty plan developed by Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan wouldn't go far enough to help Hoosier families. (Virginia Carter)

INDIANAPOLIS — The ...Read More

Public News Service - IN

Thousands of Hoosiers are suffering from PTSD either from military service or a traumatic event. (defense.gov)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Almost 25 million people in the U.S. are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to the support group PTSD United. That includes thousands of Hoosiers who have suffered a traumatic event, from crimes or natural disasters to events surrounding military service. ...Read More

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A proposed greenway project would run along the White River between Muncie and Anderson. (Veronica Carter)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A study by one of the country's leading planning firms reveals that a proposed linear park and trail system along the White River in Indiana will produce health and environmental benefits, plus a $13 million boost to the region's economy. Environmental advocates in Indiana are...Read More

Public News Service - IN

A federal court has ruled that the FCC can treat the Internet as a utility. (Virginia Carter)

WHITESBURG, Ky. – A federal court has upheld the Federal Communication Commission's decision to treat the Internet like a utility – a victory for consumers say advocates of net neutrality. The 2-to-1 ruling came Tuesday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C. Marty Newell...Read More

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Bison that have been locally decorated are being placed all around Indiana ahead of the bicentennial celebration. (United Way)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A unique way to celebrate Indiana's bicentennial. The Indiana Association of United Ways is coordinating a Bison-tennial Public Art Project by placing as many locally decorated 5-foot-tall Fiberglas bison in as many of Indiana's 92 counties as possible. Adam Drummond, inter...Read More

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Parents are being encouraged to get involved in their child's education. (Angylee Parrott)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A group that's worked for more than two decades to get parents more involved in their children's education says a lot of work needs to be done across the country to beef up communication. Project Appleseed is made up of mostly volunteers who try to get parents, grandparents a...Read More

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Study is underway on a drug that could extend the lives of dogs. (Virginia Carter)

INDIANAPOLIS – Researchers are studying a drug that could extend the lives of dogs, and some day maybe even humans. They maintain the drug rapamycin, typically used to treat organ transplant patients, could be used at low doses to slow the aging process, attacking cancer and other age-relate...Read More

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Dormant Butt Syndrome is caused by repetitive motions when playing sports, and also by sitting still too much. (Pixabay)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - It may sound like a joke or an insult, but Dormant Butt Syndrome is a real issue and affects millions of Americans. It's a weakness of the gluteal muscles that can be caused by repetitive motions, or by sitting still for too long. Wexner Medical Center sports medicine physic...Read More

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