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PNS Daily Newscast - August 11, 2020 


Small business owners say postal delays make it harder to survive the pandemic; federal stimulus funding falls short for mental health treatment.


2020Talks - August 11, 2020 


Connecticut updates its election rules, and two Trump allies face off in Georgia's state runoff. Plus, a preview of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Archive: August 14, 2007

A new Sierra Club report looks at the new economy of the West and finds there's more value in the natural resources above ground than the fossil fuels underneath. It says Colorado's Roan Plateau is one area that will be worth much more in the long run if it's left intact. The club's Kristina Johnson ...Read More

A stroke of the pen means drought relief will finally be on the way to South Dakota farmers and ranchers left out of the recent disaster relief bill because of a technicality. South Dakota Farmers Union president Doug Sombke says clearing the language means help will soon be on the way to producers ...Read More

Every estimate done by state officials forecasts a huge worker shortage in Iowa in just the next five years. Students beginning classes in the next few weeks at community colleges across the state will likely be the first ones tapped for those jobs. Des Moines Area Community College president, Rob D ...Read More

Governor Pawlenty and state lawmakers are considering a special session to consider transportation issues in light of the collapse of the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi. At issue is a bill the Governor twice vetoed that would raise the gas tax to fund infrastructure upgrades. Niel Ritchie with th ...Read More

A new Sierra Club report looks at the new economy of the West and finds there's more value in the natural resources above ground than the fossil fuels underneath. It says New Mexico's Otero Mesa is one area that will be worth much more in the long run if it's left intact. Kristina Johnson with the C ...Read More

The clock is ticking for a measure that would make it easier for locals in Westchester and Putnam Counties to preserve open spaces and historic places. Governor Spitzer has until midnight Thursday morning to sign the Hudson Valley Community Preservation Act into law. Katherine Nadeau with Environmen ...Read More

Clicking for free legal information is a big hit in West Virginia, with a new law website seeing more than a half million hits in seven months. Bruce Perrone with Legal Aid of West Virginia says they designed the site because they've never had the funding or staff to assist all the people who have a ...Read More

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