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PNS Daily Newscast - February 21, 2019 


Signs that the Mueller Trump/Russia probe could wrap up in the next week. Also on our Thursday rundown: A death penalty repeal likely to pass in New England. Plus, cancer survivors rally for tougher smoking laws in Tennessee.

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Public News Service - OH: Civil Rights

COLUMBUS, Ohio - This week the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is 19 years old, and advocates for people with disabilities in Ohio say it's a birthday worth celebrating, because the rewards over the years have been numerous. The measure prohibits discrimination in a wide range of employment

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year

Columbus, OH - Voters in Ohio's largest cities will have a helping hand on Election Day. In an effort to avoid problems seen in previous elections, volunteers with OhioVotes will be outside of polling locations in Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland acting as poll monitors. OhioVotes Executive Direct

Columbus, OH – Ohioans eager to vote this election season may want to take note that the next seven days are known as Golden Week. This is a once-a-year opportunity to both register and vote on the same day. The television show, "Live From Main Street Columbus," will host a first-ever virtual

Columbus, OH – Ohio has landed in the "much-improved" category in a new report that examines voting preparedness in the nation's 10 "swing states." The government watchdog group Common Cause says scrutiny of Ohio in the 2004 election apparently has paid off, leading to changes that should help

Columbus, OH – A year before Election Day, Ohio religious leaders have a simple message for candidates: Keep it clean. Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders have joined to release a petition today declaring Ohio a "Political No-Sleaze Zone," and they want candidates to sign on. Rabbi Richard

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