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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 

Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.

2020Talks - September 30, 2020 

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

Archive: August 22, 2007

Ohio's plan to offer health coverage to more kids might be eliminated by new rules from the White House. The state budget passed this year would use federal funding to cover uninsured children in more low-income families. Last week, however, the Bush Administration reportedly informed state governme ...Read More

It's a unique prescription for a healthier West Virginia. Health professionals say wild lands are good medicine, and they're rallying to save West Virginia wilderness in hopes that more people will enjoy and benefit from it. More than 100 healthcare workers from around the state are part of a new c ...Read More

Mother Nature is taking a toll on Latin America this disaster season, and that has Oregon-based relief workers scrambling to meet the growing needs. Mercy Corps is gearing up to respond to Hurricane Dean in Mexico, and already has workers on the ground in Peru after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake last w ...Read More

More time in the schoolhouse could mean fewer trips to the "Big House." A coalition of police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys, violence victims, and law enforcement leaders has launched a statewide campaign to establish pre-kindergarten programs in New York school districts, touting them as an ...Read More

This week, the 'talk of the town' across New Mexico will be how to achieve the goal of health care for all citizens. Both a state legislative committee and a coalition of public health advocates will host public meetings to hear residents' ideas about health care reform. Senator Dede Feldman chair ...Read More

A Northwest humanitarian group is mobilizing to help two areas hit by natural disasters in the past week. Mercy Corps is ready to assist Hurricane Dean survivors in Mexico, and is already working in Peru after last week's 7.9 magnitude earthquake. It's turning out to be a busy fall for the organiz ...Read More

One of the first pieces of legislation Congress is expected to take up when it returns from its summer vacation will be the Americans with Disabilities Restoration Act. A growing number of Senators and Congressman say they support the idea of updating the 17-year-old, landmark civil rights legislati ...Read More

Minnesota kids are heading back to school soon, and state officials are urging parents to shop smart, and shop green when they look for those school supplies. Erin Jordahl-Redlin of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says one way to do that, is to consider items that can be used again. "Lunch ...Read More

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