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PNS Daily Newscast - February 20, 2018 


A day in court for the alleged Florida school shooter. Also on our nationwide rundown: a 24-hour hotline "reignites" to support immigrants; and a new study finds prescription drugs in the Hudson River, from Troy all the way to New York City.

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Public News Service - MD: Animal Welfare

PHOTO: Maryland Legislature at an Impasse over Pit Bull Legislation. Photo credit: HSUS Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Time is running out for the Maryland General Assembly to resolve what's become a dogfight over dog bite liability. It's been a year since the Maryland Court of Appeals declared pit bulls inherently dangerous, a decision which dramatically raised the stakes in dog-bite cases for pit

PHOTO: Many butterflies in Maryland and throughout the Northeast are shifting their ranges north as the climate changes.

BALTIMORE - Critters large and small in Maryland are featured in a report released today by the National Wildlife Federation. The research examines how species such as deer, birds and butterflies are being impacted by a changing climate. Report author Amanda Staudt, a senior scientist for the feder

BALTIMORE - The use of chimpanzees for most types of research is no longer necessary for most projects, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine about the use of chimps in biomedical and behavioral research. It was funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jeffrey Kahn of the

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - A new type of food bank is open in Maryland - one which focuses on four-legged needs. The Maryland Hay Bank in Mount Airy began offering emergency feed for horses about two months ago, says coordinator Jenny Kurtz, with the goal of providing a helping hand to horse owners who have

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