PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: December 18, 2007

Albany, NY – New York State is trying to get more adults into higher education, to help the state economy as well as the students themselves. Despite a recent increase in numbers of high school graduates entering college, New York trails most of the country in college attendance by adults ove ...Read More

Vail, CO – 'Tis the season for Christmas wishes, even for the police. Many police departments in Colorado have new recruits at the top of their wish lists. Steven Wright, Administrative Commander with the Vail Police Department, says joining the police force is a good way for people to give b ...Read More

Cleveland, OH – It's a dirty little secret that many hope will be openly debated by presidential candidates: Too many Americans are going hungry because their housing costs too much. The U.S. Conference of Mayors is calling for a federal commitment to affordable housing to help solve the prob ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Is "housing security" an oxymoron? A quarter-million Washington State families think so. They're in over their heads on housing costs due to the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market and other calamities. Gov. Christine Gregoire and state legislative leaders are joining to ...Read More

Rock Springs, WY – They didn't see it coming. Some Wyoming residents say they've been blindsided by the federal Bureau of Land Management, which has granted permission for natural gas drilling in a popular recreation and hunting area near Flaming Gorge on the Utah border. One of those upset i ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – The people of Iowa give and get a lot of Christmas presents every year. That's good. But a lot of what they give and get winds up in the garbage, in the form of discarded wrapping and packaging. That's bad. Amy Horst with Metro Waste Authority says it doesn't have to be that w ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Could the Grinch be switching from green to blue? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, known as "The Blues," is trying to get state laws changed so it can make a lot more money from its policy holders and even kick some of them off their current plans. The State Attorney General a ...Read More

Boise, ID – You may be able to get a job in Idaho, but finding a good job that pays a living wage is another matter. A new report says only about 20 percent of jobs available pay a "living wage" for an average family, reckoned as around $20 per hour. That's the minimum needed to cover basic e ...Read More

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