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PNS Daily Newscast - February 17, 2020 


44 Americans infected, but not all show signs of coronavirus illness; and many NC counties declare themselves 'Second 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 - WV: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

Charleston, WV – It's the annual "Crime Victims Day" at the West Virginia state capitol today. A domestic violence watchdog group is using the occasion to set the record straight regarding what they call "misleading information" about statistics on victims and perpetrators. The West Virginia

Charleston, WV – With families and friends getting together this week for holiday celebrations, domestic violence experts say it's a good time to offer help and hope to people living with violence and abuse. Angie Rosser with the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence says thousands

Charleston, WV – At least one in 50 West Virginia children is a victim of child abuse or neglect, according to state statistics. But there's some good news on this "World Child Abuse Prevention Day" -- there are proven ways to build strong families and stop abuse before it starts. Jim McKay,

Charleston, WV – The recent, brutal attacks on Megan Williams show that violence motivated by race and gender is a real threat, according to organizers of a forum on hate crimes at West Virginia University. Tonight, legal scholars, law students, and an assistant Attorney General will discuss w

Big Creek, WV – The Logan County torture incident is opening eyes to the racial divide in the region -– and some local residents are reaching across that divide this week. A candlelight vigil on Tuesday brings together black and white residents of the county. Reggie Jones is with the Log

Charleston, WV – The Logan County torture incident should serve as a wake-up call, according to domestic violence experts. Angie Rosser, with the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, says the reported crimes in the Logan County case are all too familiar for people who work with w

Charleston, WV - With Father's Day coming up, a growing number of men say stopping domestic violence should be a "guy thing." According to a new poll from the Family Violence Prevention Fund, most men believe they have a responsibility to stop domestic violence and sexual assault, and they want to

Charleston, WV - Domestic violence shelters are busier than ever in West Virginia, yet the official number of crimes is at its lowest point in years, according to federal statistics. The National Crime Victimization Survey shows intimate partner violence is down about two-thirds. Joyce Cook with th

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