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PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2019 


A look at some of the big takeaways from the release of the redacted Mueller report. Also, on our Friday rundown: Iowa recovers from devastating floods and prepares for more. And, scallopers urged to minimize the threat to seagrass.

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Archive: March 1, 2019

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts more than 100,000 additional social workers will be needed in the United States in just seven years. (NASW)

AUSTIN, Texas – March is National Social Work Month, and a rally is set for Thursday on the steps of the Texas State Capitol to highlight the ways social workers help Texans of all ages overcome obstacles and reach their full potential. Miriam Nisenbaum, executive director of the Texas chapt ...Read More

About half of Oregon SNAP recipients' benefits ran out very early in February, because they'd been delivered two weeks early due to the government shutdown. (kelycuba13/Twenty20)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Federal food benefits are going out to everyone who typically receives them today, bringing relief to folks across the country who got last month's assistance early during the government shutdown. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) dollars for February were dist ...Read More

Children's advocates are calling for more investment in diversion programs, such as civil citations, that keep young people out of the juvenile justice system. (marcino/Pixabay)

TAMPA, Fla. – A major conference in Tampa is bringing experts together from across the country to address why kids involved in the juvenile justice system have high levels of behavioral health disorders. The 32nd Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Beha ...Read More

Between 2010 and 2016, opioid-related overdose deaths tripled in Ohio. (christinacorsco/Twenty20)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – While the opioid crisis has touched Ohioans from all walks of life, some of the risk factors may not be random. In an attempt to better understand how the opioid epidemic has unfolded across the country, Syracuse University Associate Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat exa ...Read More

For Roger Carroll, managing editor of The Laconia Daily Sun, writing about his experiences in the New Hampshire mental-health system has prompted an outpouring of community support. (R. Carroll)

LACONIA, N. H. – In New Hampshire, the number of people waiting in hospital emergency rooms for a bed in a psychiatric facility has more than tripled since 2014, according to the state's new Mental Health Plan. A local journalist has been covering this issue firsthand. Managing Editor of th ...Read More

Hundreds of students and teams across the United States and Canada compete in 11 events as part of the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. (APPE)

BALTIMORE – It's an event that organizers hope many in Washington, D.C., can watch and learn from. But the ultimate goal of this weekend's Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Baltimore is to help train students before they enter the workforce on how to work through complex moral issues. This year ...Read More

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