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PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2019 


President Trump rattles the Middle East, saying the U.S. will recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights. Also on our Friday rundown: A judge blocks laws limiting the power of the new Wisconsin governor. Plus, momentum builds across party lines to abolish the death penalty.

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A chance at a clean slate at age 18 for nonviolent juvenile offenders is the idea behind a proposal in the Kentucky Legislature. (Greg Stotelmyer)

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Giving Kentucky youth who have committed a nonviolent offense a clean slate when they turn 18 is the idea behind a new bill in the Kentucky Senate. Young people who committed violent or sex crimes would not be eligible. But Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advoc ...Read More

Veterans suffering from PTSD are finding healing through yoga instead of relying solely on prescription drugs and psychotherapy. (Warriors at Ease)

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Flashbacks, nightmares, anger, night sweats and anxiety are adverse reactions some military veterans experience after combat. The Department of Veterans Affairs says up to 20 percent of the 2.3 million U.S. veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from ...Read More

Watchdog groups say Indiana's legislative session scored some good points, but there were some shots that lawmakers didn't take. (Massimo Catarinella/Wikimedia Commons)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - College basketball is a big deal in the Hoosier State and the Indiana Institute of Working Families took a "March Madness"-type look at how state lawmakers did this past legislative session. Senior policy analyst Andrew Bradley says while there were some good laws passed, they ...Read More

The Bureau of Land Management has advanced plans to build the largest wind farm in North America in southern Wyoming. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wy. - Wyoming is closer to launching North America's largest wind farm. The Bureau of Land Management recently gave a thumbs up on the project's environmental impact plans. According to BLM spokesperson Brad Purdy, the project would generate enough energy to power almost a million homes a ...Read More

Kick Butts Day stunts and events in West Virginia and around the country were aimed at stopping young people from smoking. (The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Wednesday was Kick Butts Day in West Virginia and around the country. The national anti-tobacco campaign aims to stop teen smoking with a little creative marketing. Rachel Skubis, a teacher at Robert C. Byrd High School in Clarksburg, said her students made selfie signs ...Read More

Rural, business and renewable energy groups in North Dakota are helping home and business owners find new ways to save money by saving energy. (iStockphoto)

WEST FARGO, N.D. – As many people are going green for St. Patrick's Day, some North Dakotans will be talking green energy in West Fargo. The Green Economics conference today will focus on new technologies that will help homes and businesses save money by saving energy. The North Dakota Ass ...Read More

A group of environmental organizations is planning to sue the U.S. Corps of Engineers over a permit for a major development near the San Pedro River watershed in southeastern Arizona. (Charlie Schultz/Sierra Club)

BENSON, Ariz. – A coalition of environmental groups says it intends to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a permit for a major development in the San Pedro River watershed in southeastern Arizona. The groups say the permit for the 12,000-acre Villages at Vigneto project would imperil ...Read More

Supporters of the Insure Tennessee program say it would reduce the number of emergency room visits and uncompensated care. (Grant/morguefile.com)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The almost 300,000 Tennesseans currently in the coverage gap between Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act are no closer to coverage. On Wednesday, two measures that would have funded Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee program failed to advance in the state legislature. On ...Read More

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