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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: August 29, 2007

Richmond, VA – In Virginia, poverty is down slightly and median incomes have risen slightly, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report released Tuesday. But Michael Cassidy of The Commonwealth Institute says the good news is tempered by perspective: Poverty and income levels still have not ...Read More

Portland, OR – It's been two years since Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, and more than 300,000 former residents of the area are still living elsewhere, including many families that came to Oregon. Angela Glover Blackwell with the group PolicyLink says most want to return to ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Prolonged drought in some areas of Wyoming may just be a sign of the times –- and climate change gets the blame, according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Report coauthor Barry Nelson says Western states should prepare themselves for shrinking wat ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Idaho Senator Larry Craig (R) is in the headlines again today for his arrest and guilty plea in a lewd conduct case, and he defended himself yesterday by saying, "I’m not gay." It’s a comment that Bob Spencer of Cheyenne finds offensive because it connects homosexu ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Washington is one of the few states where people are making more money, according to the new U.S. Census Bureau report on income and poverty levels. The same report says the number of Americans without health insurance is on the rise in most states –- but again, not here. ...Read More

Boise, ID – Idaho Senator Larry Craig (R) is in the headlines again today for his arrest and guilty plea in a lewd conduct case. Craig defended himself yesterday by stating, "I am not gay." That's a strange way for Craig to explain his actions, according to retired hospital chaplain and form ...Read More

Littleton, NH – On this second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the continuing struggle to rebuild the Gulf Coast is taking its toll on a new set of victims. Mental health professionals have been working with victims since the storm struck, and psychologist Dr. Mark Lindberg of Northern Huma ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau presents a disappointing picture, according to Nan Madden, director of the Minnesota Budget Project. She says despite the nation’s wealth, more people are being left behind economically. "We are five years into an economic recovery ...Read More

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