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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 - MT: Immigrant

HELENA, Mont. – Protests against conditions in detention centers at the U.S./Mexico border take place in Montana and across the nation today. A steady stream of details from the border is mobilizing people to call for immigrant detention centers to be shut down in "Lights for Liberty" vigils

Martha Hernandez (L) and Ana Suda (R) were detained for 40 minutes by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who overheard them speaking Spanish. (Brooke Swaney/ACLU of Montana)

HAVRE, Mont. – Two women who were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after an agent overheard them speaking Spanish are suing the agency. Martha Hernandez and Ana Suda were questioned last year outside a convenience store in Havre, near the Canadian border. Both women are U.S. ci

The fight over refugee resettlement has become a flashpoint in Montana. (Mrs. Gemstone/Flickr)

HELENA, Mont. -- A new report examines the deep roots of the growing anti-Muslim movement in Montana. The Montana Human Rights Network's "ACTing for Islamophobia" report takes a look at some of the groups spreading hate directed at Muslims - specifically local chapters of ACT for America, a networ

HELENA, Mont. - A U.S. House committee today is to take up a bill that would expand the powers of the Department of Homeland Security by waiving compliance with 36 environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, within a 100-mile buffer along borders and coastlines. Lynn Scarlett, a former deput

Helena, MT – In the game of keeping government secrets "secret," a new report finds the government is winning. The report examines the complex system used by state and local governments to keep information from public view, versus information attained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

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