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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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Archive: March 21, 2016

The Idaho Democratic caucus is Tuesday night, and venues have been added around the state to accommodate a surge in interest. (vepar5/iStockphotos

BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Democratic Caucus is tomorrow night, and the party has had such a huge surge in interest, several locations have had to switch or add venues to accommodate the anticipated crowds. In Ada County, the caucus will still be at the Boise Centre on the Grove, but a second site h ...Read More

Ignition interlock devices cut drunk-driving deaths by 15 percent, according to a new report. California will soon consider legislation to require them in DUI convictions. (Smart Start)

LOS ANGELES - States that require ignition-interlock devices for all drunk-driving offenders have seen a 15 percent drop in deaths from alcohol-related crashes, according to a new report. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found Driving Under the Influence (DUI) crashes take 11,000 Am ...Read More

The grid-scale electrical storage industry is growing quickly around the country. (Advanced Energy Economy)

RICHMOND, Va. - Big battery systems and smart appliances are starting to bring rapid change to the electricity grid for Virginia and the rest of the U.S. The price of grid-scale batteries has fallen dramatically and, as a result, the amount of installed, grid-scale electricity storage doubled last ...Read More

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designed almost 14,000 acres in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado as critical habitat as for the endangered New Mexico meadow jumping mouse. (USFWS)

SANTA FE, N.M. - Federal officials have declared 14,000 acres of Western land as critical habitat to protect the endangered New Mexico meadow jumping mouse. The small mouse, which lives only in grasses along flowing streams, is native to parts of New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado. But Jay Lininge ...Read More

Jacinta Gonzalez (center) was arrested on Saturday near Phoenix for blocking traffic on a road leading to a political rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump. (Mijente)

PHOENIX - A Phoenix woman arrested on Saturday as part of a protest against presidential candidate Donald Trump claims she was racially profiled by officials at the Maricopa County Jail because she has a Latino surname. Jacinta Gonzalez said an arraignment court judge ordered she be turned over to ...Read More

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