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PNS Daily Newscast - February 17, 2020 


44 Americans infected but not all show signs of sickness of coronavirus; and NC counties declare 2nd Amendment sanctuaries.

2020Talks - February 17, 2020 


Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Public News Service - TN: Criminal Justice

Nashville, TN - Tennesseans with disabilities are being victimized by criminals looking for easy targets. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) reports that crimes against people with disabilities in Tennessee, primarily thefts, assaults and burglaries, were up 88 percent so far in 2009. Car

Nashville, TN – Two high-profile cases of alleged abuse in Tennessee nursing homes have focused keen attention on pending state legislation to limit nursing home liability in lawsuits. In Knox County, the dehydration death of a Hillcrest North patient is being reviewed by the Tennessee Bureau

Nashville, TN – Electing judges is being judged a bad idea by the Tennessee Association for Justice. Today, a legislative hearing will be held to consider putting the state's appellate and Supreme Court justices on the ballot, rather than appointing them. The judicial jobs are currently fille

Nashville, TN – A group of Tennessee lawmakers is proposing changes to the state's death penalty system. The group on Thursday released results of a capital punishment study and also unveiled legislation proposed to improve the process of executing Tennessee's death row criminals. The recommen

Nashville, TN – Those concerned with the national salmonella outbreak caused by tainted peanut products say it shows that the national food safety watchdog has no teeth. The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta has issued an updated report on the outbreak, which raises the number of Tennesse

"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

Nashville, TN – Learn to walk and talk -- and go directly to jail. That's what children's advocates say is happening to too many Black and Latino children, in Tennessee and across the country. They are meeting this week in Washington, D.C. to look at ways to divert kids away from what's called

Nashville, TN – The state's first execution in an electric chair since 1960 is set for early Wednesday morning. Daryl Holton was convicted ten years ago of killing four children, three of them his own. Dixie Gamble, Holton's spiritual advisor, admits there is little sympathy for Holton, even t

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