PNS Daily Newscast - August 15, 2018 

Closing arguments today in the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. Also on the Wednesday rundown: Primary Election results; climate change is making summer fun harder to find across the U.S.; and how parents can win the battle between kids' outdoor play and screen time.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - VA: Housing/Homelessness

Richmond, VA – The troubled economy hurts domestic violence victims in two ways: lost services and greater need for help. A yearly snapshot of programs in Virginia shows help is available for immediate assistance, but more long-term legal support and housing are necessary. The National Netw

Abingdon, VA - With a struggling economy and predictions of a frigid winter, many Virginians will soon face the daunting task of paying their home heating bills. Rob Goldsmith is the President of People, Inc. in Abingdon, one of the places people can go for help. He says federal funding for a home w

Fairfax, VA - Virginia's Prince William County has been among those areas worst hit nationally by the foreclosure crisis, with Latinos in the area twice as likely to be facing serious trouble holding onto their homes. The trend doesn't surprise James Scruggs, managing attorney for the Fairfax offic

Richmond, VA – The "to do" lists are ambitious as the General Assembly gets underway this week. The governor is proposing new investments in mental health care as a result of the Virginia Tech shootings, but there are other issues at stake for Virginians as well. Ben Greenberg with the Virgi

Richmond, VA – Sitting in traffic not only wastes time, it wastes the chance to reduce climate change, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute. Stewart Schwartz with the Coalition on Smarter Growth says the demand for compact, accessible neighborhoods that require less driving

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