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PNS Daily Newscast - April 10, 2020 


The week ends with the story that has dominated the news for a month now. COVID-19 impacts on domestic violence, child abuse and more.

2020Talks - April 10, 2020 


Today's the deadline for ballots to be returned to the Alaska Democratic Party office in Anchorage. They're using using vote-by-mail to try and expand the electorate -- but the system alone does have some limitations.

Juvenile Justice

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- As state officials continually review and implement measures to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus, criminal justice ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine -- A task force in Maine is recommending that the state's only juvenile-corrections facility be emptied within three years. A group ...Read More
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A new panel looking at issues facing North Dakota children meets today for only the second time since being formed last year ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A bill to end solitary confinement for young people in Washington state jails and detention facilities is making its way through ...Read More
BALTIMORE -- While racial disparities in imprisonment in the U.S. have decreased overall, Maryland's is on the rise, according to a new report ...Read More
NEW YORK -- Getting to zero, that's the goal of a project begun in New York to end the incarceration of girls in the juvenile justice system ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine - The task force looking at Maine juvenile justice is finding signs the whole system is upside down. Jill Ward, project manager of ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The juvenile court in Davidson county is spearheading an effort to reduce the number of girls and gender-nonconforming young ...Read More
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio ranks in the top eight states nationwide for the number of girls in youth detention facilities, and Cuyahoga County is now ...Read More
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. -- A movement is afoot to reduce the number of teenage girls behind bars to zero, led by a coalition of juvenile justice ...Read More
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