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PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2018 


Jared Kushner is finally granted his security clearance. Also on our nationwide rundown: A new lawsuit seeks the release of a gay man from ICE detention in Pennsylvania; and protecting an Arizona water source for millions near Phoenix.

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Archive: August 1, 2016

Nearly three out of four Kentuckians want executions halted in Kentucky until problems with the system are fixed according to a new poll. (Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty)

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A new poll finds that nearly three out of four Kentuckians want executions halted in the state until problems with the system are fixed – problems that were exposed in a 2011 report from the American Bar Association. The poll, conducted by the University of Kentucky Su ...Read More

Nearly 330,000 signatures were submitted for a ballot initiative to create a voucher donation system for funding future Washington elections. (Chelsea Talbert/Integrity Washington)

SEATTLE – Backers of an initiative aimed at amplifying small donations to politicians are waiting to hear if they've qualified for the November ballot. Initiative 1464 would give Washingtonians three $50 democracy vouchers to donate to the politicians of their choice for each election. The ...Read More

Researchers say while South Dakota has made big improvements, the state could do more to help children stay safe and educated. (iStockphoto)

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota recently was ranked one of the most-improved states for children’s well-being, but researchers are laying out ways the state could do better. After looking over the latest >Kids Count Data Book, experts are suggesting several key areas where the state could ...Read More

On the state's largest university campus, police have strong feelings about whether students should be allowed to carry guns. (Ahlapot/iStockPhoto.com)

MADISON, Wis. – Five years ago, Wisconsin passed a law with a provision that colleges and universities must allow concealed carry on campus. But another provision to the law says guns can be banned from campus buildings if signs stating that guns are prohibited are posted at every entrance. ...Read More

California's truck traffic soon may generate power through vibration sensors in the road. (Dodgerton Skillhause/morguefile)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California has almost 400,000 miles of roads and a ton of truck traffic that together may soon become a source of renewable energy. When a truck rumbles down the road, it sends out powerful vibrations, and the state is set to test something called piezoelectric technolog ...Read More

Many supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders say they'll refocus their attention on other political races in Congress and state legislatures. (Laura Musikanski/morguefile)

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Idaho supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders now face some big choices – whom to support in November and what to do with the powerful grassroots organization behind his primary campaign. Many say they're now taking another look at the third-party candidates. A ...Read More

Double Up Food Bucks is matching SNAP benefits at more than 50 participating farmers' markets in Oregon. (Mack Male/Flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Food stamps are worth double for fresh fruits and vegetables at more than 50 farmers' markets and other food outlets across Oregon this summer. Double Up Food Bucks Oregon will match each dollar Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, recipients spend on their EB ...Read More

In 2014, about 200 industrial-sized garbage bags full of oil production waste were found in an abandoned gas station in Noonan, ND. (Dakota Resource Council)

BISMARCK, N.D. – After North Dakota's Health Council approved new toxic waste rules during what turned out to be an illegal public meeting last year, environmental groups are urging concerned residents to weigh in at a do-over meeting next Tuesday. Groups including the Dakota Resource Counci ...Read More

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