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PNS Daily News - September 18, 2019 


President Trump visits California, targeting its homelessness crisis and environmental protections; and Tennessee is a top destination for out-of-state women seeking abortions.

2020Talks - September 18, 2019. (3 min.)  


Interfaith Alliance's Connie Ryan and Family Leader's Bob Vander Plaats on their differing views of religion's role in politics; and former Rep. Mark Sanford confers with cardboard cutout of President Trump.

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Public News Service - WV: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - There were more than 200 confirmed cases of child sexual abuse in West Virginia last year, and advocates for children say many more such cases probably went unreported. They say more should be done, not only to teach children to speak up and defend themselves, but to prevent thei

CHARLESTON, W.V. - One thing that should come out of the Penn State situation, where an assistant coach is accused of sexually abusing children, is more understanding of how to prevent such incidents from happening, according to West Virginia child advocates. They say not only should the alleged chi

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week and looking back on how things have changed over the last three decades. Roger Lockridge went from being a domestic violence victim as a child to being a volunteer victims' advocat

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Marshall University is recruiting its athletes to get the word out about a serious issue on the nation's college campuses. A recent national survey of women college students found 40 percent had experienced some kind of dating violence or abuse. One in three said at some point

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Legal Aid of West Virginia is launching an online system designed to let people file their own forms if they want to represent themselves in family court. The system is designed for West Virginia residents who can't afford a lawyer and have a routine, uncontested family court iss

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Supreme Court is looking at ways to make the state's legal system more open and available. According to advocates for victims of domestic violence, that can be a matter of life or death. On Valentine's Day 2002, Lisa Tyler's husband beat her nearly to death wi

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - In West Virginia, one-third of all murders have been linked to domestic violence, and studies show a strong connection between domestic violence and other crimes. By one count, four-fifths of female prisoners across the country have been victims of some kind of abuse. A federal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - National children's advocates, meeting in West Virginia this week, want to build a movement to expand on current successes in preventing child abuse and neglect. They're seeing good results they hope could spark a nationwide movement. Statistics show declines in neglect and abus

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