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PNS Daily Newscast - February 23, 2018 


As the NRA doubles down on "good guys with guns," the Broward County Sheriff admits an armed deputy did not engage with the Parkland school shooter. Also on our nationwide rundown: workers across the nation will spend part of their weekend defending the American Dream; and a study says the Lone Star State is distorting Texas history lessons.

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Public News Service - NC: Animal Welfare

RALEIGH, N.C. - Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It's a question that may never be answered, but animal-rights organizations are asking that the chickens come first when it comes to egg production. With egg cartons now bearing descriptors like "natural eggs," "animal friendly" and "cage-f

MORGANTON, N.C. - Animal rescue organizations in North Carolina don't often turn people away who want to offer a loving home to an animal, but this month, many are choosing not to offer adoptions of black cats. Halloween is the reason, with organizations fearing the possibility of animal cruelty aga

NEW BERN, N.C. - North Carolinians continue to assess the damage to their homes and businesses after Hurricane Irene dumped 14 inches of rain in the eastern part of the state and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage. While Tar Heel State residents clean up, many of their four-

RALEIGH, N.C. - Including "man's best friend" in your July Fourth festivities may not be the healthiest choice for your pet. The loud noise that accompanies most celebrations causes extreme stress for many animals, according to the Humane Society of United States. While cats often hide when they a

MEBANE, N.C. - Lions, tigers and a bad economy are prompting such organizations as the North Carolina Conservators' Center to say, "Oh my!" when it comes to finding enough funding to serve the population of wildlife in need. The nonprofit group, located in Mebane near Chapel Hill, houses wildlife l

DURHAM, N.C. - "Where's the beef?" has a whole new meaning in the restaurant world, as more establishments work to offer vegetarian options to consumers. This month, the Durham County Commission proclaimed "Meatless Mondays" to encourage residents to explore plant-based menu options once a week. The

RALEIGH, N. C. - New laws take effect this month for hunting and trapping in the Tarheel State. Among the most controversial is the decision by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to allow crossbow hunting any time a bow-and-arrow is permitted. Animal rights advocates — including

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