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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PHOTO: A new report examines the way climate change is impacting Ohio's big game and their habitat. Photo courtesy NWF.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's white-tailed deer firearms hunting season is coming up, and a new report examines the ways climate change is creating an uncertain future for deer and other big game species in the state, as well as for hunting aspects of the outdoor economy. The research from the National Wi

PHOTO: Rising water temperatures are not only posing a threat to Ohio fish, but also local economies, according to a report released this week by the National Wildlife Federation. Walleye jumping out of Lake Erie. Courtesy NWF.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Whether its catching walleye in Lake Erie or catfish in the Ohio River, fishing is an important part of Ohio's outdoor traditions and economy. But a new report finds climate change fueled by industrial carbon pollution is affecting freshwater fish. Frank Szollosi, Great La

PHOTO: hioans have a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of more than two dozen sustainable agriculture operations this summer. Photo credit Jason Bowers Photography.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - All those who have ever wanted to see how their food is produced can get a sneak peek in Ohio this summer. Over a two dozen sustainable and organic farms are being featured as part of a farm tour series. According to Lauren Ketchum, communications coordinator for the Ohio Ecologic

PHOTO: Picture of wind turbine in Bowling Green, Ohio. Credit Justin Zollars.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hunters and anglers from Ohio are among those urging lawmakers to extend tax incentives that encourage the production of clean wind energy. The Production Tax Credit and the Investment Tax Credit promote renewable-energy production and energy efficiency and are due to expire at the

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans have a chance see the ins and outs of some of the state's finest sustainable and organic farms. More than a dozen farmers are opening their gates to show people firsthand how food gets from the field to their dinner plate. The free public tours are offered as part of the Ohi

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The escape of more than 50 exotic animals in Zanesville is putting the spotlight on Ohio's laws regarding the ownership of dangerous, wild animals. Some say the tragedy could have been avoided had the state not allowed an executive order to expire. Dozens of exotic animals includin

COLUMBUS, Ohio - From Meals on Wheels to feeding Head Start students, Community Action Agencies in Ohio run various food programs throughout the year. And this summer, many agencies are thinking outside the box as they implement unique ways of getting food to people who need it. Hocking Athens P

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Conservationists want a Lake Erie power plant near Toledo to change its ways, and now they're taking the battle to court. Environmental groups have filed a legal challenge against recently-issued U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) permits that they say allow First Energy's

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