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 26, 2007

Concord, NH - The new federal budget may mean less help for battered women. Although the budget passed by Congress last week adds $17 million dollars for programs that include transitional shelters and sexual assault services, it also cut $35 million for programs created by the "Victim of Crime Fund ...Read More

Portland, OR – The health care cost crisis isn't only for the uninsured. According to a new report from Families USA, having health insurance is no guarantee that health care will be affordable. The study shows more than 850,000 Oregonians are in families that will spend more than ten percent ...Read More

Washington, DC – Hunting and fishing in Iowa are more than fun and relaxing pastimes -- they're also big money-makers for the state. A new report finds that the value of public lands in Iowa goes beyond protecting the environment and wildlife for future generations. Melinda Gable, of the Nati ...Read More

Washington, DC – Hunting and fishing in North Dakota are more than fun and relaxing pastimes -- they also have a major, positive impact on the state's economy. A new report finds that the value of the state's public lands goes beyond protecting the environment and wildlife for future generatio ...Read More

Mesquite, NV – Christmas is over, but "Old King Coal" may be hanging around in Nevada. In Southern Nevada, critics say the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is overlooking clean energy alternatives to a 750-megawatt coal-fired power plant that's been proposed near the town of Mesquite. Mes ...Read More

Gray's Harbor, WA - A New Year's bonus, of sorts, is available to teachers' union members in the 12 Washington counties that have been declared disaster areas. Members and retirees of the American Federation of Teachers(AFT) can apply for disaster relief grants to help with flood cleanup of their ho ...Read More

Why not make some of your New Years' resolutions "green" this year? Sierra magazine's Lifestyles Editor, Jennifer Hattam, says there are ways to not only simplify your life, but make a global difference. For instance, she suggests picking some part of your daily routine, such as a daily commute to w ...Read More

Californians will remember the devastating tsunamis in the Indian Ocean three years ago today that killed more than 220,000 people in eleven countries. Three years later, reconstruction has ended and the region is transitioning into a new phase, with the goal of economic stability. Caitlin Carlson ...Read More

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