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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Public News Service - MA: Youth

BOSTON - Housing prices are rising, and not surprisingly, so is the nation's homelessness rate. A national conference in Boston this week aims to get families and children back into homes. According to the most recent data, 100,000 children are homeless at some point each year in Massachusetts. Sue

Sturbridge, Mass. -- It's not your grandpappy's library. Today, shelves once bulging with books or magazines also offer video games. It's a way to get young people into their building, librarians say, and that's the first step toward turning them on to reading. Librarians Cheryl Zelazo and Patricia

Cambridge, MA – Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, but for the majority of shoppers who haven't yet checked all the names on their lists, an alternative gift might be just the thing for that special someone. According to a new report from Journal of Consumer Research, as materialism in

Massachusetts needs tougher punishment for violent youth. At least that's the opinion of the Justice Department, which says youth and gangs are to blame for the nationwide rise in violence, up for the second year in a row. It's calling on Congress to pass laws allowing stronger prosecution of you

Boston, MA - For the reader on your list, the Massachusetts Library Association is recommending library cards as a last-minute stocking stuffer or Hanukkah gift. The children's section in Massachusetts libraries is growing even faster than the adult section. The latest report from the Massachusett

Boston, MA - Giving poor students more time to learn may be what it takes to help close the achievement gap. A new report by the state's two teachers unions suggests several ways to make it happen, including full-day kindergarten, before and after-school programs and helping parents make homework-fr

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