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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 

Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.

2020Talks - September 29, 2020 

Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Public News Service - WI: Criminal Justice

PHOTO: Jim Moeser with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, says the state should rethink its policy of trying 17-year-olds as adults.

MADISON, Wis. - Two days before Christmas, in the Forest County Jail in Crandon, a 17-year-old girl from Lac du Flambeau took her own life. She was being held on charges relating to taking a vehicle without the owner's consent. Charged as an adult, she was awaiting trial housed with adult inmates. F

GREEN BAY, Wis. - April is National Distracted Driving month, and a timely new Wisconsin law will be published on Wednesday. AB 291 prohibits drivers under 18 with probationary licenses and instruction permits from using cell phones and other wireless handheld devices. The law will take effect in No

MADISON, Wis. - The cleanup of contaminated sediment from the Lower Fox River in Wisconsin is a project that continues even after 25 years, following a long battle with paper companies that dumped polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) into the river beginning in the 1950s. A new report from the American

MADISON, Wisc. - The state's largest teachers union is hoping to convince the state not to close a juvenile corrections facility to save money. The state is considering shutting down either Lincoln Hills School or Ethan Allen School after the 11-member Governor's Juvenile Corrections Review Committe

MADISON, Wis. - With a drop in the number young people incarcerated in Wisconsin's three juvenile correctional institutions, per-capita costs are up. To save money, the Juvenile Corrections Review Committee of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections is considering closing either the Ethan Allen Scho

MADISON, Wis. - The number of inmates calling Wisconsin prisons "home" has dropped, along with the national number, which has dipped year-to-year for the first time since 1972. According to a Pew survey, Wisconsin's prison population was down 1.2 percent from 2008 to 2009. That represents 268 fewer

MADISON, Wis. - Not just Wisconsin teens, but anyone with a driver's license in Wisconsin would be banned from texting while driving under a bill moving through the Legislature, and Governor Jim Doyle says he'll sign it when it gets to his desk. Teens will probably be the most affected, though, sinc

Madison, WI - They are coming from every state Senate district, and they are hoping their presence at the State Capitol today can make a difference for kids. The Wisconsin chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is bringing more than 330 people to Madison to talk with lawmakers

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