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PNS Daily Newscast - October 28, 2020 


A technical error rejected your ballot? Take action. Plus, doctors sound off on harmful health impacts of tailpipe emissions.


2020Talks - October 28, 2020 


The window is closing to mail ballots in states like GA, MI and WI that require them to be received before Election Day. Experts recommend going in-person if possible.

Archive: October 12, 2007

Fargo, ND – Environmental hazards can be found in many remote places of the country, including North Dakota's tribal lands. One of the challenges for Indian tribes is finding trained people who can recognize environmental hazards and plan for their cleanup. Now, a training course is being offe ...Read More

Manchester, NH – As a new U.S. Farm Bill is being written in Washington, an advertising campaign being launched in New Hampshire calls on Congress for change. The Senate is expected to take up a version passed by the House next week, but opponents say it provides too much help to corporate meg ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Iowa is at the forefront of the move to biofuel production, but the National Academy of Sciences has released a report warning of increased water pollution and local water shortages unless Congress adequately funds conservation programs in the next U.S. Farm Bill. Both Iowa Se ...Read More

Webster, SD – Health illiteracy is on the rise in South Dakota, and it comes with consequences. Lola Pollard, a physician's assistant from Webster, says health literacy refers to a patient's ability to understand basic health information and services. It's important, because poor health lite ...Read More

Portland, OR – Oregon's weather is turning cold early and, with predictions for high heating costs this year, low-income residents can expect an unpleasant surprise when the first utility bills arrive around Halloween. While there is energy assistance available for low-income seniors, people w ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - A plan to provide 1.5 million new housing units for low-income families is halfway through Congress. The U.S. House has approved the "National Affordable Housing Trust Fund." Chip Halbach, with the Minnesota Housing Partnership, says it would have a big impact in Minnesota. "It would ...Read More

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