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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 


Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.


2020Talks - August 13, 2020 


Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: July 9, 2007

As Congress gets back to work today, legislators and lobbyists will try to revive stalled legislation on immigration and labor reform. Andrea Batista-Schlesinger with the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy says immigration reforms aren't just for immigrants. She says under the current system, ...Read More

Idahoans will soon have a new "license to kill" when it comes to endangered wolves. New federal rules expand the "allowable" killings, as well as clear the way for a hunting season and systematic reduction of wolf packs in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Louisa Wilcox with the Natural Resources Defense ...Read More

When you travel or commute by plane, train, or automobile, it has an impact on global warming pollution, and a new online "calculator" can help you add up how much good, or bad, those choices mean for the environment. Brian Smith with Earthjustice says if Ohioans do things like carpooling, biking, ...Read More

Keeping the lights on is a necessity in any household, but for many Oregon families it's a struggle. Thanks to the legislature, more Oregon seniors and families with children will get some help. A bill that expands the Oregon Energy Assistance Program is on its way to the governor's desk. Jim Abrah ...Read More

As thousands of Washingtonians flooded to the state's parks over this week, rangers and other employees say they need more support from park officials to maintain quality service. They've approved a "no confidence vote" in the Parks Director. Saint Edward State Park Ranger Mohammad Mastafavinassab ...Read More

As people in Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma pick up the pieces from recent floods, a unique relief project is helping to prepare for future disasters here in West Virginia. Community Lutheran Partners is assembling kits full of household goods for disaster survivors with things like can openers, cand ...Read More

People with developmental disabilities are at a much higher risk of being victims of crime. According to national data, women with developmental disabilities are at a 4 to 10 times greater risk of sexual assault than women in general, and kids with disabilities have a 68 percent higher risk of mal ...Read More

Wyoming wolves are in the crosshairs. A new federal rule makes it easier for justifiable killings, and hunting them for sport could start this fall. Louisa Wilcox with the Natural Resources Defense Council says while most advocates support controlled hunting seasons, mass killings are also planned t ...Read More

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