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PNS Daily Newscast - June 18, 2019 


Iran threatens to exceed the uranium enrichment limit agreed to under a 2015 nuclear deal. Also on today's rundown: More results of a new report on children's well-being; and a North Carolina Jewish congregation returns to its synagogue after sharing a local church.

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Public News Service - WV: Children's

Charleston, WV – West Virginia comes in pretty low nationally for children's quality of life, ranking number 44 among the states. According to the new Kids Count report out today, the state has an opportunity to do better for its children. The report looks at things like teen pregnancy, the h

Charleston, WV – Children's advocates and faith groups say two proposals before state lawmakers this week could have a shocking impact -- raising the chances of child abuse and neglect. One bill would require a 50-50 custody split between parents in divorce cases, with limited exceptions; the

Charleston, WV – Healthier, happier children and a healthier bottom line for West Virginia. Those are the goals of a report released yesterday. It spells out the benefits of a unique "in-home" family education program to prevent child maltreatment. The report, from Partners for Community Outre

Charleston, WV – West Virginia lawmakers will be back in business later this week, and a statewide campaign aims to get them working promptly on the needs of the youngest West Virginians. Margie Hale with the West Virginia Kids Count Fund believes early child development should be lawmakers

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 – It's a disturbing trend, according to teen advocates. New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the national teen birth rate rose last year, for the first time since 1991. Teen births are up in West Virginia, too, following the national trend. Kim

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 – West Virginia kids may spend more time in a new classroom – the Great Outdoors. A provision in the "No Child Left Behind" Act, now up for renewal in Congress, would include grants and other support to help schools teach about the environment. The plan is being called "No

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