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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

2020Talks - August 14, 2020 

Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: August 15, 2007

The American Lung Association says that cars and trucks are the No. 1 single largest source of air pollution, and that's why they're encouraging South Dakota residents to "go green" by using higher blends of cleaner burning bio-fuels. American Lung Association Clean Fuel and Technologies Vice Presi ...Read More

When the Iowa caucuses are held in January over 100,000 Iowans will brave the cold winter weather to support a candidate. And the bottom line for thousands will be the money. Dave Stone with Iowans for Sensible Priorities says they've been canvassing caucus-goers and are finding many want changes in ...Read More

Airports can mean long lines and longer delays, but a key Midwest hub is trying to put some of that "spare time" to good use. Twin Cities International is launching a first-in-the-nation mile-and-a-half walking route for travelers. Elizabeth Warmka is with the state American Heart Association, which ...Read More

Part of the "cure" for the nation's health crisis is already in place, although expansion is needed -according to a new report from the National Association of Community Health Centers. The primary health care needs of sixteen million Americans are being served by more than a thousand Community Heal ...Read More

The price tag is over one billion dollars for Idaho so far, according to a new report released today that details the cost of the Iraq war to state taxpayers. Jim Hansen with United Vision for Idaho says it's money that's sorely needed for better bridges, roads, schools and health care here at home ...Read More

The federal government wants to change the way it manages federal forests in Western Oregon. The Bureau of Land Management has released new guidelines that reduce protections and allow logging in areas containing much of the state's last old growth forests, wildlife habitat, hunting and fishing area ...Read More

The devil is in the details, and a review of Tennessee's Ethics Reform Act of 2006 shows some of those "details" may be unconstitutional. The Ethics Commission agreed this week there are questions about restrictions on lobbyist campaign contributions. Registered lobbyist Bill Mason with Tennessee Ci ...Read More

Tennessee has scored a "needs improvement" grade in a new test from Congress on a list of the best ways to help kids get access to CoverKids health insurance. CoverKids is the new State Children's Health Insurance Program, also called S-CHIP. Tony Garr with the Tennessee Health Care Campaign says th ...Read More

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