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PNS Daily Newscast - February 22, 2018 


President Trump holds a listening session at the White House as the demand for action to curb gun violence spreads across the nation. Also on today's rundown: an Arizona ballot initiative would require 50-percent renewable energy by 2030; and a new report suggests local democracy is being "run over" by Lyft and Uber.

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Public News Service - NY: Criminal Justice

New York, NY — Here's a chilling statistic: New Yorkers, especially people of color, are more likely to be shot and killed by police than residents of any other major United States city. That's the finding in an analysis of fatal police shootings in the nation's 10 largest metropolitan areas.

New York, NY – A lot of New York convicts are serving other people's time, leaving the real criminals out on the street. That's the conclusion of a new study by the Innocence Project, which has used DNA evidence to exonerate two dozen falsely prosecuted New Yorkers, seven of whom were wrongful

Patchogue, NY – A coalition of Long Island religious, labor, and immigrant leaders, as well as the N.A.A.C.P., meets today to demand an end to a rash of hate crimes in the area. From swastikas, to an explosion in the mailbox of a black household, to nooses at Hempstead city offices, local huma

New York, NY - Racial tensions have the nation watching the town of Jena, Louisiana, where as many as one thousand New Yorkers have traveled to join a protest. Last year, nooses -- a racially charged symbol -- were hung from a tree. This troubled black students in Jena, and was followed by a series

Solutions may soon be at hand for residents of greater Bellport, Long Island, a south shore community that attracted national attention with the recent drive-by murder of a North Bellport teenager who had just attended a “National Night Out Against Crime.” Sarah Lansdale, with Sustaina

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