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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - OH: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

PHOTO: Teresa Matthews of Ohio is being honored for her work to prevent sexual violence and help survivors. Credit: Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Assault.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – One-in-five women has reported being raped in her lifetime, and more than 40 percent of Ohio women are victims of other types of sexual assault. An Ohio woman is being honored for her work to help survivors and prevent sexual violence. Teresa Matthews is a witness victim c

Michael Greenman of Columbus, Ohio, national moderator of the Move to Amend Interfaith Caucus

COLUMBUS, Ohio - One group that disagrees with the 2010 "Citizen United" Supreme Court decision, which ruled that corporations are people and money is protected as free speech, is organizing in the faith community to get money out of politics. Michael Greenman, Columbus, is national moderator of the

PHOTO: Law enforcement leaders in Ohio, including Attorney General Mike Dewine, are stepping up awareness of human trafficking to help victims and bring perpetrators to justice. Photo credit: Attorney General's Office.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's a crime that is often hidden in plain sight, but law enforcement leaders say human trafficking continues to be a major problem in Ohio. This is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and state leaders are renewing their efforts to increase awareness. Attorne

IMAGE: As more details come to light in the kidnapping of three Cleveland women, experts say those specifics will likely have great impact on all rape survivors, their supporters, and the whole community. Image courtesy of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Held captive for more than a decade and now back with their families, the healing process begins for Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight. And as the details of their ordeal unfold, experts say the trauma will continue for both them and other survivors of rape. M

PHOTO: Blue is in fashion in Ohio today, as business, school and community groups wear the color to spread awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Photo courtesy of PCSAO.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It doesn't matter if it's indigo, navy or periwinkle. Whatever the shade, Ohioans are encouraged to don their best blue today to help prevent child abuse and neglect. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Patti-Jo Burtnett, public relations manager for Lorain County Children's Se

PHOTO: The Steubenville rape trial has gained national attention and those working to end sexual violence say itís time to stop blaming victims and support survivors. Photo courtesy of OAESV.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Steubenville rape trial has gained national attention, and those working to end sexual violence say it's time to stop blaming victims and focus instead on supporting survivors. Two high school football players were convicted Sunday in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old. Since

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Social media can helpful in tracking down an old friend or flame, but it is going beyond that in Ohio, helping organizations build awareness for important causes. For example, in April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month, Ohio children's services agencies used Facebook as a launc

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Human trafficking is not only a popular story line on police dramas on television; it also is a growing crime in Ohio as well as around the world. An estimated 1,000 children in Ohio are at risk of being forced into the sex trade each year, and law enforcement experts say the Intern

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