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PNS Daily Newscast - March 26, 2019 


Mueller reported to give Barr three weeks' heads-up that he would not make a conclusion on Trump obstruction of justice. Also on the Tuesday rundown: Poverty figures into student literacy. Plus, natural-gas waste is higher than average on Navajo lands.

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Montana consumers and the state government will get millions from a legal settlement with Volkswagen. (mootcreative/morguefile)

HELENA, Mont. - About 2,800 Montanans who drive certain diesel cars made by Volkswagen and Audi are eligible for cash payments and more, part of a massive multi-state settlement between automaker Volkswagen, the U.S. Department of Justice and the states. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox said he exp ...Read More

Will Ohio Republicans be rolling out the welcome mat for Donald Trump? (Republican National Committee)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is known as a presidential battleground state, and it could also become the location of a major political showdown. The Republican National Convention in Cleveland is just a couple of weeks away, and there's talk that some opponents of presumptive nominee Donald Trump are push ...Read More

A new study shows 20 percent more kids drink water at school if it is cold and offered with cups. (alvimann/morguefile)

SAN FRANCISCO - A new study offers a simple solution for getting kids to drink more water in schools or child-care settings: Make it more convenient. Researchers from the University of California at San Francisco did an intervention study in 12 middle schools, giving some schools cold-water pitcher ...Read More

Law enforcement officers in California soon will have to record the racial identity of people they stop as part of the state's efforts to curb racial profiling. (Bluegame/iStockphoto)

LOS ANGELES - In a week where news of police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota has filled the airwaves, California is taking concrete steps to fight racial profiling - with the first meeting of the new Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board today in Los Angeles. The board was ...Read More

Oregon ranked third among states for high identity-theft rates in 2014, according to a Federal Trade Commission study. (Don Hankins/Flickr)

BEND, Ore. - Oregonians are hitting the road for summer vacation, but they may need to keep a closer eye on their credit cards. The Beaver State ranked third for identify-theft rates across the country in 2014, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission. Only Florida and Washington had ...Read More

A study of the geology along the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline route shows it would run through a fragile, karst

RICHMOND, Va. - A big chunk of the proposed path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline is in what ought to be a "no-build zone," according to a geologic study. Ernst Kastning, a former professor of geology at Radford University, looked at the karst geology along the path for pipeline opponents. The karst ...Read More

Coordinated efforts to defeat marriage equality have shifted gears and are targeting state legislatures to pass discriminatory measures, according to a new report. (IRobertson/Wikimedia Commons)

DENVER - Groups that led the opposition to marriage equality are shifting their efforts from the national stage to states. New research by the group Freedom for All Americans has detailed connections between individuals and organizations across the country that are pushing legislation targeting les ...Read More

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is encouraging residents and tourists to bear-proof their yards and campsites. (sstaton/iStockphoto)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Nevada Department of Wildlife wants you to think like a bear - in order to protect them. In the past 10 years, bear complaints have risen sharply as drought restricts their natural food supply and more people make their homes near bear habitat. In response, Gov. Brian Sandov ...Read More

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