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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Public News Service - WV: Peace

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A powerful art exhibit opening in West Virginia this week is intended to bring home the cost of the Afghan war to the civilians in that country. Prominent Chicago mural artist John Pittman Weber helped organize "Windows and Mirrors" for the American Friends Service Committee. W

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The last 10 years in West Virginia have seen a rise in interfaith dialogue, often in direct response to the backlash against Muslims here and in other parts of the nation. After the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, members of the Islamic Mosque in Charleston expected backlash

CHARLESTON, W.V. - Call it another kind of bridge day. People will gather at noon on Tuesday, March 8, on Charleston's Southside Bridge to celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day. They also will be supporting women victims of war. Organizer Barrie Kaufman says the West Virgini

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The volunteer organization Give An Hour asks mental health professionals to set aside an hour a week to help veterans and their families. According to Army Reserve Lt. Sylvia Bowersox, it works. This week, Bowersox was in West Virginia, which has one of the highest percentages

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Because of the importance of the coal industry in West Virginia, climate change is usually a domestic, economic issue in that state. However, according to a dozen three- and four-star retired military officers, climate change is a serious U.S. national security threat. Retired Vi

Charleston, WV - West Virginians are increasingly likely to know someone with what Barbara Romberg calls the "invisible wounds" of combat. Romberg is founder and president of Give An Hour, a group that asks mental health professionals to volunteer their time to help veterans. Veterans Administrati

Charleston, WV – Today is the five-year anniversary of President Bush's "mission accomplished" announcement, proclaiming an effective end to the Iraq war. Critics of the war here in West Virginia are using the date to highlight the ongoing costs of the war, in terms of American casualties and

Charleston, WV – Bringing the National Guard back to West Virginia is the goal of a resolution introduced in the State Legislature. It asks Congress and the President to end the deployment of the state's National Guard troops in Iraq and Afghanistan -- because they've got plenty of work to do

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