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Updated PNS Daily Newscast - September, 22 2017 


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Public News Service - VA: Native American Issues

PHOTO: The Nansemond Indian tribe is planning to build a cultural center and replica Indian village on property that used to belong to its ancestors. Photo Credit: Jesse Bass

SUFFOLK, Va. – This weekend, the Nansemond Indian Tribe is reclaiming its ancestral land in Virginia. After years of delays, the city of Suffolk is transferring park land to the tribe so it can build a cultural center and a replica Indian village. The deed signing will take place at the tr

RICHMOND, Va. - Reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) remains in limbo. The legislation has implications for the victims of rape, stalking and domestic violence in Virginia and around the nation. Originally enacted in 1994, the Senate passed a reauthorization last month (

Richmond, VA – The water in the Mattaponi River may be more precious than gold. The river is part of a list of more than 50 places that could be considered the nation's "most threatened" by development. A proposal to dam the Mattaponi and create a reservoir to provide water for the growing N

Washington, DC – Learn to walk and talk -- and go directly to jail. That's a life story that children's advocates say is being played out for too many black and Latino children, in Virginia and across the country. Social workers, educators and child development experts are meeting today to loo

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