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PNS Daily News - October 26, 2020 


Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court moves toward a final vote; judicial appointments issue looms in the election; and five COVID-19 infections confirmed within VP Mike Pence's inner circle.


2020Talks - October 26, 2020 


Youth voter turnout has been high in early voting. And presidential candidates court swing-state voters in the last days until November 3.

Archive: January 14, 2008

Salem, OR – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has been swamped with more than 20,000 public comments about its Western Oregon Plan Revision (WOPR) that would increase logging and remove some stream and wildlife habitat protections in Western Oregon forests. Although the public comment period ...Read More

Madison, WI – Election Day registration could soon be a thing of the past in Wisconsin. A proposal currently before an Assembly committee would require voters to register at least two weeks in advance of election dates. But Andrea Kaminski, director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, ...Read More

Charleston, WV – Under state law, state-funded construction projects include funding for workers' health care, but strangely enough, the law does not require contractors to make sure their workers actually get that insurance coverage. A proposed law before the West Virginia Legislature aims to ...Read More

Beulah, ND – More than 5,000 North Dakotans suffer from glaucoma. During "Glaucoma Awareness Month," physicians are warning that many of these cases are directly related to untreated diabetes. Like the rest of the country, North Dakota has seen an increase in diabetes cases. This disease, in ...Read More

Reno, NV – The year began with hundreds of homes being flooded by a ruptured canal in Fernley. Now, just 30 miles away, an unusual coalition is working to prevent similar disasters along the Truckee River. The Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Wal-Mart and Washoe County have joined forces to help p ...Read More

Rapid City, SD – The South Dakota Tobacco Free Kids Network celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. It began in 1998 with a coalition of 18 groups, including law enforcement, healthcare professionals, educators, parents and youth groups. Today, it's grown to represent 50 organizations, a ...Read More

Richmond, VA – If the State of Virginia spends a quarter-million dollars, it can put more than $10 million in Virginia taxpayers' pockets. That's a bargain, according to the Virginia Community Action Partnership. The group will discuss how to achieve that goal as it opens its legislative confe ...Read More

Concord, NH – Helping kids be all they can be -- that's the hope behind two special education bills being introduced in the New Hampshire Legislature on Wednesday. Supporters say the higher standards proposed in the legislation will ensure that kids with acquired brain injuries and others reac ...Read More

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