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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage Alt-Right groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


2020Talks - September 30, 2020 


Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: July 20, 2007

A Senate committee has taken up legislation to renew a program, known as S-Chip, that provides health coverage to the nation's poorest kids. It has bipartisan support, but President Bush says he'll veto it, citing its cost. Minnesota spokesman Marc Kimball says too many kids are on their own. "Nin ...Read More

It was supposed to give more health care options to seniors but two New Hampshire citizens groups say the Medicare Advantage program is a disadvantage for the state's seniors. The Advantage program works through private insurance providers and the New Hampshire Citizens Alliance and Working Families ...Read More

A proposed coal power plant got a chilly reception in an environmental impact hearing Thursday in Albuquerque. At the hearing, citizens, conservationists and public health experts said coal is an outdated and polluting technology, and the state should focus on more modern, cleaner alternatives. Tris ...Read More

Wednesday's steam pipe explosion in New York City has left behind a cloud of debris, asbestos, and uncertainty about the reliability of the nation's aging infrastructure. Laura Haight with the New York Public Interest Research Group says exposure to asbestos dust is one of the big problems, and clea ...Read More

When Ohioans plan for their golden years, raising their grandchildren isn't usually at the top of their list but over 86,000 Ohio grandparents are primary caregivers for their grandkids. Many of those grandparents will be meeting at a first-of-its-kind statewide conference Friday in Columbus. Joy Gi ...Read More

A recent survey says most U.S. shoppers want American-grown foods but finding out where food comes from can be next to impossible. A Country of Origin Labeling law enacted five years ago by Congress would answer that question for many food products but the rule has twice been postponed by Congress. ...Read More

It's a medical project identical to ones staged in third world countries. Volunteer doctors, dentists, and ophthalmologists set up for the weekend to treat people who can't afford, or can't get to, health care - only this clinic is right here in Virginia. Karen Wilson with the Remote Area Medical Fo ...Read More

Two Washington residents are beginning the ride of their lives as they take off from London in the 2007 Mongol Rally Saturday. They'll be traveling a third of the way around the world in a car with a very small engine. On average, only half of the 200 teams make it to the finish line. Team SKODA mem ...Read More

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