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PNS Daily Newscast - May 25, 2018 


President Trump scraps planned talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Also on our Friday rundown: California lawmakers support and emergency hotline for foster kids; and boating is a booming business in states like Minnesota.

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Public News Service - MD: Animal Welfare

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is launching a contest to name the heron on its bay plates. Graphic Courtesy: Chesapeake Bay Trust

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - You've heard of Smokey Bear and Tony the Tiger. Now it's time to name the Bird of the Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Trust is launching a contest to name the iconic blue heron on its Bay license plates. According to Trust communications and development manager Kristin Foringer, entries m

PHOTO: Maryland Legislature at an Impasse over Pit Bull Legislation. Photo credit: HSUS Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Time is running out for the Maryland General Assembly to resolve what's become a dogfight over dog bite liability. It's been a year since the Maryland Court of Appeals declared pit bulls inherently dangerous, a decision which dramatically raised the stakes in dog-bite cases for pit

PHOTO: Many butterflies in Maryland and throughout the Northeast are shifting their ranges north as the climate changes.

BALTIMORE - Critters large and small in Maryland are featured in a report released today by the National Wildlife Federation. The research examines how species such as deer, birds and butterflies are being impacted by a changing climate. Report author Amanda Staudt, a senior scientist for the feder

BALTIMORE - The use of chimpanzees for most types of research is no longer necessary for most projects, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine about the use of chimps in biomedical and behavioral research. It was funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jeffrey Kahn of the

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - A new type of food bank is open in Maryland - one which focuses on four-legged needs. The Maryland Hay Bank in Mount Airy began offering emergency feed for horses about two months ago, says coordinator Jenny Kurtz, with the goal of providing a helping hand to horse owners who have

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