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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


2020Talks - October 1, 2020 


Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: September 24, 2007

This week marks the final countdown for S-CHIP, the children's health insurance program that expires Sunday, and coverage for tens of thousands of New York kids is at stake. Late last week, President Bush threatened to veto an expansion of coverage to half the nation’s nine million uninsured k ...Read More

Des Moines IA – Farmers who use conservation practices could reduce soil erosion, filter out pollutants from groundwater and provide a habitat for wildlife, but U.S. farm policy encourages farmers to do exactly the opposite, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The report s ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), farmers' conservation efforts can reduce soil erosion, filter out pollutants from groundwater and provide a habitat for wildlife. However, current U.S. farm policy often encourages farmers to do exactly the opposite. ...Read More

Portland, OR - As winter approaches, the Oregon Food Bank Network is worried there will not be enough food to go around. Less support from the federal government and food producers, combined with recent food product recalls, have resulted in a dip of nearly 75 percent in donations. Normally, the Fo ...Read More

Children's advocates are meeting this week in Washington, D.C. to find ways to divert Black and Latino children from what's been dubbed the "cradle to prison pipeline." Angela Glover Blackwell, spokesperson for the Children's Defense Fund, says the "pipeline" is more than a catchphrase for a problem ...Read More

Boise, ID – The woman who wrote the book "Dead Man Walking" says it's time for Idaho to rethink capital punishment. Sister Helen Prejean is in Boise this week continuing her crusade against the death penalty. And she says in Idaho, it's an issue that comes with a multimillion dollar price tag, ...Read More

Craig County, VA – Finally, there's a doctor in the house in Craig County. It's an area that has been without a physician for years, but now basic services are available at the just opened Craig County Health Center. And the way locals and businesses worked to get the center open can be an exa ...Read More

Choteau, MT – Communities along Montana's Rocky Mountain Front are working to grab more of the tourism industry with a new "Discovery Guide" that promotes hunting, fishing, camping and sightseeing. Mickey Hodgkiss with the Choteau Chamber of Commerce says plenty of people pass through on their ...Read More

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