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PNS Daily Newscast - June 17, 2019 


Trump once again floats the idea of being president beyond two terms. Also on the Monday rundown: A new national report ranks children's well-being, from coast to coast; and a Family Care Act gains support.

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Public News Service - VA: Youth

Richmond, VA – Scientists have long said that secondhand smoke injures the lungs of nonsmokers -- and now, there are pictures to prove it. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that documents structural damage deep in the lungs of nonsmokers is being released today by The Children's Hospital of Phi

Richmond, VA – Just saying "no" is not enough –- at least, not when it comes to sex education for Virginia teens. A new study by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy includes both good news and bad for adults concerned about what, and how, the teens in their live

Richmond, VA – It's showdown week for state health insurance for kids. More than 80,000 Virginia children will soon learn whether or not they'll get to keep their health insurance coverage. The U.S. House is set to vote Thursday an override of President Bush's recent veto of a bipartisan bill

Washington, DC – Learn to walk and talk -- and go directly to jail. That's a life story that children's advocates say is being played out for too many black and Latino children, in Virginia and across the country. Social workers, educators and child development experts are meeting today to loo

Beaumont, VA – Violence nearly every day. That's what parents of children sentenced to the Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center say they hear is going on inside the prison walls, and they're demanding that the facility be shut down. Their parents say the 260 children sentenced to terms at B

Richmond, VA – Virginia public schools are due for a quality check. The state is preparing to review minimum standards for things like class size and updated textbooks, and the Standards of Quality Coalition says meeting those minimum goals means the state needs to come up with $1.4 billion in

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