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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 

Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.

2020Talks - September 29, 2020 

Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Archive: May 1, 2007

South Dakota workers are joining a nationwide effort to support the Employee Free Choice Act, a law that grants workers more say when it comes to joining a union. The measure recently passed in the U.S. House and is headed for a vote in the Senate. Mark Anderson with the South Dakota State Federat ...Read More

A new report says there's a big economic boost when farmers convert their operations from conventional to organic crop production. The study from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture found organic rotation farming produced 52 percent more sales revenue than conventional farming, and it a ...Read More

Half of all pregnancies in Minnesota are unintended, according to state statistics. Pregnancy counselor Valerie Romanoski says, in view of the high-profile deaths of several newborns recently in Minnesota, it's important that women know about an important state resource. “There is the 'Safe ...Read More

As the federal government becomes more aggressive in hunting down undocumented immigrants, opposition to harsh enforcement measures is growing among faith, labor, and human rights groups. Immigrants and supporters will rally in Manchester today to draw attention to the human costs of immigration e ...Read More

Immigrant families in New York are rallying on May Day to draw attention to the way immigration laws can tear families apart. Immigrants will carry a family tree to symbolize how immigration policy and recent raids in Albany and on Long Island have separated parents from children, and spouses from ...Read More

Idaho farmers can make more money by adding something a little extra to production, such as a wind farm, pick-your-own crops, and corn mazes. A federal grant can help them get new operations up and running. Mike Heavrin with the Center for Rural Affairs says the USDA's "Value Added Grant" helps a ...Read More

Public employees say they have a lot to celebrate this May Day, thanks to gains in the just-ended legislative session. Leaders of the North Dakota Public Employees Association say they saw progress in issues including equitable pay for state agency workers and teachers in higher education. Execut ...Read More

On this date a year ago, more than one million immigrants to the United States took to the streets in major cities, including Seattle, skipping work and school in a national boycott to call attention to their contributions to the U.S. economy and to ask for immigration reform. Today, the reforms the ...Read More

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