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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: November 14, 2007

Des Moines, IA - The annual "Great American Smokeout" is here again, and there are more incentives than ever to quit smoking. The cigarette tax has forced more Iowans into a smoke-free lifestyle for financial reasons, and there also is more support available to help those who want to quit. Stacey ...Read More

Rapid City, SD – South Dakotans who are ready to kick the tobacco habit can join millions of others nationwide tomorrow during the annual "Great American Smokeout." Statistics from the American Cancer Societyshow almost 500 South Dakotans will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year, and 420 ...Read More

Medford, OR – Congress has a wild week in store, as a House subcommittee hears testimony on six wilderness bills, including one from Oregon. The "Copper Salmon Wilderness Act" would protect a 12,000-acre parcel of lands and rivers in Southwestern Oregon. Supporters say it's critical to ensure ...Read More

Richmond, VA - They're usually the first to greet public school students each day, but they tend to be last on the pay scale. School bus drivers, office workers and classroom assistants receive special recognition today for their unique contributions to education, as Virginia celebrates "Educational ...Read More

Adena, OH – More than 70 Ohio veterans signed on to voice their opinions in favor of better fuel efficiency standards this week. Their Veteran's Day letter to Congress was released to the public yesterday, and it's a plea to federal lawmakers to boost vehicle fuel economy in an effort to reduc ...Read More

Helena, MT – Oil and gas companies are hoping to win big in Montana later this month, as about 250,000 acres of land goes up to bid for development. A local sportsmen's group is playing referee on the drilling plans. Ben Lamb of the Montana Wildlife Federation says the group is protesting abo ...Read More

Boise, ID – School attendance roll call may include some extra names this week. That's because it is "American Education Week" and Idaho parents are being encouraged to visit their children's public schools and get involved. Idaho Education Association President Sherri Wood says kids do better ...Read More

Boise, ID – There's a new kind of "Welcome Wagon" in Idaho. The "Welcoming Idaho Initiative" features advertisements, now popping up across the state, to let newcomers know that Idaho really is a friendly place. Leo Morales with the Idaho Community Action Network says human rights groups and c ...Read More

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