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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 16, 2007

Seattle, WA – Washington voters will have to dig a little deeper to find the answers they need before voting for the next U.S. President. The nonpartisan election watchdog group Project Vote Smart has released its latest "Presidential Political Courage Test." It's a survey given to all 202 Pre ...Read More

Charleston, WV – This Saturday is "National Family Volunteer Day," and more than 380,000 West Virginians work as volunteers each year. Kim Tieman with the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service says there are as many ways to volunteer as there are groups that can use your ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Yes, it really is a breath of fresh air. In the year since the state's "Smoke-Free Workplace" law was passed, it's seen a big increase in support, according to a poll released yesterday. The law passed with 58 percent of the vote last November, and in the poll conducted this mon ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – For years, people with unwanted prescription drugs have simply flushed them down the toilet. But now, concentrations of those chemicals are showing up in Iowa's rivers and streams. Metro Waste Authority spokesperson Amy Horst says the agency has been contracted by the Iowa De ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Amelia Bedelia is dashing to Nevada for the final days of "National Children's Book Week." Luise Davis of the Douglas County Library branch says in this popular book series, Amelia's wacky literal translations of the English language really make kids laugh, and that makes child ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Even in this age of the Internet, government secrets are still tough to uncover in Wyoming, according to a new report. The study found no easy access to information on lobbyists, government contracts, or details about business subsidies and tax breaks that are supposed to result ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Even in this Internet age, government secrets are still tough to uncover in Tennessee, according to a new report. While the state does give some level of access to information on lobbyists and government contracts, there is no current information about subsidies and tax breaks ...Read More

Memphis, TN – School bus drivers, office workers, and classroom assistants are being honored this weekend for an "Educational Support Professional" celebration. Sarah Redden is an interpreter for the deaf in the Memphis School District. She says she hears from ESPs every day around the state a ...Read More

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