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PNS Daily Newscast - October 28, 2020 

A technical error rejected your ballot? Take action. Plus, doctors sound off on harmful health impacts of tailpipe emissions.

2020Talks - October 28, 2020 

The window is closing to mail ballots in states like GA, MI and WI that require them to be received before Election Day. Experts recommend going in-person if possible.

Archive: June 6, 2007

A rating of "four stars" has a whole new meaning in Montana. The Bozeman Community Co-op realized that shoppers have a hard time telling where meat comes from and how it was raised. Mike Lang, the co-op's meat and seafood manager in Bozeman, worked with Montana's Corporation for the Northern Rockie ...Read More

The California News Service provides radio stations with another resource for local news and voices. In a unique approach motivated by journalistic integrity, the independent service will be funded by a wide array of contributions from non-profit organizations, foundations and individuals that have ...Read More

A group of diverse leaders from the Upper Midwest have been meeting for the past three years as part of the Great Plains Institute's regional "Powering the Plains" program, and today they're releasing details of an unprecedented new agreement on a new 50-year energy "roadmap" for the region. Lar ...Read More

A new "roadmap" unveiled today details the path Iowa needs to take to cash in on the nation's energy future. The Great Plains Institute's "Powering the Plains" roadmap was plotted by business, environmental, agriculture, and government groups interested in meeting energy needs affordably, and reduci ...Read More

A broad coalition of industry, agriculture, legislative and environmental leaders from Minnesota and four other Midwest states have come up with what they call a "roadmap" for the region's long-term energy future. Spokeswoman Sara Bergan with the Minnesota-based Great Plains Institute says the 50 ...Read More

Last night parents and teachers met with education watchdogs to discuss New York City's landmark $7 billion education funding increase. Geri Palast, head of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, says parents have a right to make sure the funding reaches the city's neediest kids and isn't high-jacked for ...Read More

The State Senate released its budget plan yesterday, and while the higher education plan has grabbed the most attention, observers say there are also key provisions for seniors, health care, and the environment. Bill Sundermeyer with AARP-Ohio says he's glad to see full funding for the Ohio "Passp ...Read More

A new energy "roadmap" is being released today that shows what route North Dakota and other states in the region need to start taking when it comes to the future of energy production. The map from industry, agriculture, business, and environmental groups calls for a big investment in energy efficie ...Read More

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