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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: January 22, 2007

Montana could have a new pot of money to invest in law enforcement personnel, training and equipment, but only if the death penalty is abolished. The Montana legislature is looking at a bill sponsored by State Senate President Pro Tem Dan Harrington, who says the death penalty is more expensive tha ...Read More

Keeping warm has nearly become a full-time job in Colorado this winter, and local charities are coming together to make sure facilities that bring the needy in from the cold are properly weatherized. Shelley Wallace with Energy Outreach Colorado has been working on the project to improve shelters a ...Read More

South Dakota AARP members are gathering in Pierre this week to meet with lawmakers on a range of senior issues, and a new law on elder abuse is at the top of the list. Sam Wilson with AARP says hundreds of thousands of older people are abused each year nationwide, and legislation is needed in Sout ...Read More

Just ahead of the President's State of the Union Address, ten major U.S. corporations are teaming up with environmental groups to urge the White House to move faster in dealing with climate change, as part of the newly formed "United States Climate Action Partnership" (USCAP). The companies include ...Read More

The Minnesota Dental Association is offering free dental care to all Minnesota kids. Over 1,500 volunteer dentists will be on duty the first Friday and Saturday in February, according to spokeswoman Lindsey Strand. "We invite anybody who knows a child who needs dental care and treatment, but is una ...Read More

Ten major US corporations will join national environmental groups today to announce a major effort against global warming. Big names like Alcoa, Caterpillar and GE are among those calling for reductions in global warming pollutants. Francis Beinecke, director of the Natural Resources Defense Counci ...Read More

President Bush's State of the Union address is expected to cover health care and global warming, two topics at the top of the list in a recent survey by University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center on what Americans want Congress to spend money on. But the other big speech topic, Iraq, ...Read More

The latest New Mexico "Kids Count" report has been released, and while there's some good news, there are a lot of stumbling blocks for the state's youngest children. According to the report, teen mothers in New Mexico are the least likely in the nation to smoke during pregnancy, but are more likely ...Read More

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