PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

President Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers, but groups in New Hampshire say they oppose the get-tough approach. Also on today’s rundown: A protest against expanding tar-sands oil refining in California; and in Seattle, a group demands a moratorium on youth jail construction.

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Public News Service - VA: Arts & Culture

In 1619, Virginia was home to the first Representative Legislative Assembly in the Americas. (Fort Monroe Authority)

HAMPTON, Va. — Fort Monroe, the first national monument dedicated by Former president Barack Obama, is one of many historic sites in Virginia that are re-examining the past and shedding new light on the role of African-Americans in American history. American Evolution - Virginia's 2019 Comme

PHOTO: Arlington did well when measured by a new online interactive livability index set up by AARP. Photo courtesy of Flicker and Arlington County.

RICHMOND, Va. - A new livability index rates Arlington and four other Virginia communities as good places to "stay healthy, get around and enjoy life." AARP's new interactive online tool compares locations for housing, transportation, neighborhood services, health and the environment. It also consi

RICHMOND, Va. - School is almost out for the summer, but educators in Virginia say that's no reason for children to put away all their books. There's a place they can go that's free, air-conditioned and educational, and just about every community has one: The public library. Students who don't read

RICHMOND, Va. - Small community radio stations run by schools, churches and other nonprofit groups could fade to static if Congress fails to act this session. These groups contend they've already faced an uphill battle to keep their lower power FM radio stations, known as LPFM, in the hands of the p

Front Royal, VA - The "Art of Surviving" is on display in Virginia. It's a traveling exhibit that features poetry and art by survivors of sexual violence. Kate McCord, with the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, says the art created covers a wide range of emotions. "The artwor

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