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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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Public News Service - CT: Criminal Justice

HARTFORD, Conn. - Often troubled teens and young adults end up in jail, but a one-of-a-kind advocacy group in Connecticut says providing help that is targeted to kids' specific problems is often a better solution. The statewide Center for Children's Advocacy says jail is often not the answer, and th

WATERBURY, Conn. - Early intervention is the key to success in dealing with many problems, and that apparently holds true for youngsters who act out in school, or who are more withdrawn that most. Lori Hart directs the Waterbury Prevention Policy Board, and heads the "Bridge to Success" program in

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Organizers of immigrants' rights marches on Saturday (May 1) in New Haven and Hartford are calling Arizona's tough new immigration law "problematic" – although they hope the furor that surrounds it will bring more people to their events. Kurt Westby, a district leader for S

HARTFORD, Conn. - Compared to most states, Connecticut has seen a greater reduction in the past year in the percentage of people in prison. It ranks sixth in a new report from the Pew Center on the States, which shows that the nation's overall prison population has declined for the first time since

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