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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.


2020Talks - August 12, 2020 


California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: May 4, 2007

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of more than 2,500 scientists appointed by 130 countries, is releasing a third report on global warming today with the focus on solutions. Nathan Peterson, the South Dakota spokesperson for the National Environmental Trust, says today's report ...Read More

Walk for your health. That's the message of a new campaign by the America Heart Association. Minnesota spokeswoman Heidi Guetzkow says the campaign asks employers to provide time for their workers to walk. She says it makes sense, both physically and economically. “As we increase employees' ...Read More

New York lawmakers are considering a measure that would restore state employees' rights to sue their employer. They lost that right after a series of Supreme Court rulings in the early 90s said states could not be forced to follow laws like the Fair Labor Standards Act, which has been on the books ...Read More

The American Civil Liberties Union has asked the government to investigate evidence that taxpayer dollars are funding religion in the "Stop and Think" program, a service of the Oregon-based Lane Pregnancy Support Center. Jann Carson with the ACLU of Oregon says a contract requiring presenters to hav ...Read More

Forty-six years ago today the historic "Freedom Rides" through the South began in Washington, D.C. Now, a "Freedom Caravan" is planned for next month, leaving from Albuquerque for the U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta. Joann Gutierrez-Bejar with the Southwest Organizing Project says the goal is to unite ...Read More

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