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PNS Daily Newscast - February 20, 2019 


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Juvenile Justice

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska lawmakers hold a public hearing Thursday for a bill that would limit the use of juvenile solitary confinement in ...Read More
CHICAGO – Illinoisans ages 18 to 25 are not children anymore, but many are not quite grown up either. New research examines how the state can ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In one of his last acts as governor, Bill Haslam has granted the prospect of freedom to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. – With time short in the lame-duck legislative session, some policy groups and youth advocates are hopeful lawmakers will pass ...Read More
CHICAGO – Hundreds of young children are held in juvenile detention facilities each year in Illinois. And the county responsible for many of ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – People who've spent time in Connecticut jails and prisons are asking the state to invest in opportunities for all instead of ...Read More
KEARNEY, Neb. – Momentum is building to install a $2 million fence around a youth detention center in Kearney, but children's advocates are ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Some advocates and policymakers are hopeful Illinois will become part of a wave of national juvenile justice reform ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas ranks 43rd in child well-being – which makes it one of the ten worst states for kids, according to the Annie E ...Read More
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The state of Nevada tries children as adults for certain crimes; but when children enter the adult system, the state has ...Read More
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