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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.


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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 29, 2007

Wheeling, WV – On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, more than 60,000 survivors still live in FEMA trailers, and at least 200,000 people haven’t returned to their homes. Teams of students from Wheeling Jesuit University have spent their summer breaks and other vacations help ...Read More

Milwaukee, WI – If Hurricane Katrina was a wake-up call to invest in public works, America hit the snooze button, according to a Wisconsin labor leader. On the second anniversary of the hurricane's direct hit on the U.S. Gulf Coast, Wisconsin AFL-CIO President David Newby sees the failure of t ...Read More

Columbus, OH – New U.S. Census Bureau figures released Tuesday show well over a million Ohioans still live in poverty, one-half million of them are children. That's not much change since the last such report, but ongoing foreclosure problems and growing health care costs threaten to make those ...Read More

Columbus, OH – If Hurricane Katrina was a wake-up call, America hit the snooze button, according to an Ohio expert on poverty and race. John Powell is the director of Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. He says people of color and low-income Amer ...Read More

New York, NY – In the two years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast, nearly $17 billion has been poured into housing relief, and a New York-based civil rights group continues its fight to "follow the money." Damon Hewitt, assistant counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, ...Read More

New York, NY – On the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, scientists warn New Yorkers are at risk for more major storms and flooding. Gary Yohe of Wesleyan University participated in a Union of Concerned Scientists "Climate Impact Study." He insists that residents of New York City and Lon ...Read More

Drought in California? Get used to it. That’s the gist of a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council that details traditional water management policies and practices in California and throughout the West, and explains why changes are necessary in order to stretch shrinking water res ...Read More

Helena, MT – Drought in Montana? Get used to it. That’s the gist of a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council that details traditional water management practices and policies in Montana and throughout the West, and explains why changes are necessary in order to stretch shrink ...Read More

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