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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: July 25, 2007

This year's "Kids Count" report, released today, shows Ohio has lots of room for improvement. Barbara Turpin is director of the Kids Count program in Ohio. She says the report found more kids living in poverty and more parents without secure jobs. She warns that leads to other problems, including a ...Read More

This year's "Kids Count" report, released today, shows Oregon has lots of room for improvement. The report says Oregon continues to have the nation's lowest rate of low-birth weight babies, and its infant mortality rate is among the lowest. But Oregon's biggest problems are high rates of child and f ...Read More

This year's "Kids Count" report, released today, shows West Virginia still has a ways to go. The state ranked in the bottom ten on things like child poverty, economic security, and death rates for teens and children. Margie Hale with the West Virginia Kids Count Fund says there's hope for the stat ...Read More

Already endangered salmon, orcas and other species could see much of their habitat washing away due to rising sea levels brought on by global warming, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. Including Puget Sound, Washington has more coastline than California, and the repor ...Read More

Wyoming's looking good -- at least on paper. The new Kids Count report released today shows the state is up three notches to 25th in the nation for kids, with less child poverty than most other states, lower child death rates, and good school test scores. But families with children are not attracted ...Read More

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