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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd - we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend 10 dollars on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - NH: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

Concord, NH - Should New Hampshire toughen its' laws against sexual abuse of children? The House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety takes testimony today on a bill that would expand the definition of a "minor" in cases involving child pornography, by raising the age from 16 to 18 years.

Concord, NH - The new federal budget may mean less help for battered women. Although the budget passed by Congress last week adds $17 million dollars for programs that include transitional shelters and sexual assault services, it also cut $35 million for programs created by the "Victim of Crime Fund

Concord, NH - Could it happen here? A proposal to ban spanking in Massachusetts has generated discussion of similar legislation in New Hampshire, but some health professionals are dismissing the idea. Dr. Louis Josephson, CEO of Riverbend Community Mental Health in Concord, agrees there are gentler

Nashua, NH – Children frequently witness acts of domestic violence against a parent. If they don't get help dealing with the experience, advocates say it can set them on the path to becoming abusers in adulthood. Thanks to a major grant, domestic violence agencies in New Hampshire will launch

Concord, NH – A murder/suicide in Dover, a 75-year-old woman shot and killed in Grantham, and an 18-year-old victim of an overdose in Brentwood. The connection: each was among the 14 victims killed by intimate partners -- a spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend -- in New Hampshire since 2005. Their

Manchester, NH – A new film premiering in Manchester tomorrow is aimed at combating childhood abuse. "Common Threads – Stories of Life After Trauma" is based on the book by New Hampshire therapists Connie Robillard and Marcel Duclos. It deals with the subjects of healing, overcoming obst

Visitors to downtown Keene on Saturday may see something shocking. The Monadnock Men’s Resource Center is joining with Keene State College and several other groups for a march against sexual violence called "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." The shocking part? Many men in the march are expected to s

Kris Roberts of Keene is a state representative, a retired Marine lieutenant colonel, and a survivor of childhood sex abuse. Today he joins Gov. Lynch and Attorney General Kelly Ayotte to raise awareness of the crime committed against him when he was a child, and other sexual violence and abuse. Ro

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