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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 


Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.


2020Talks - August 14, 2020 


Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: January 25, 2008

Syracuse, NY - New Yorkers will be headed to the polls in less than two weeks, and a new AARP poll finds voters of all ages could still change their choice for president based on where candidates stand on two major issues: health care and financial security. Even at this late date, Bill Ferris with ...Read More

Nashville, TN – People are rallying outside the Tennessee Attorney General's office today, asking the Attorney General to drop the state's appeal of the Paul House case. House was sentenced to death for murdering a woman he always said he never touched, and three courts, including the U.S. Sup ...Read More

Boise, ID – Idaho may soon have a special permission slip to kill hundreds of gray wolves. A new federal regulation says wolves can be hunted if they have an impact on deer or elk populations. Melanie Stein with the Sierra Club says studies of elk and deer herds show that nature has balanced i ...Read More

Portland, OR – Church congregations from around the state are making a special effort this weekend to welcome everyone, no matter how they relate to their sexual orientation or gender. The "Equality Sabbath" was originally planned as a celebration of the state's acknowledgment of the rights of ...Read More

Burnham, NM - A Texas energy company is telling the Environmental Protection Agency to "get the lead out," but residents of the Four Corners area say the company should be more worried about mercury and other pollutants from its planned Desert Rock power plant. Houston-based Sithe Global Power has n ...Read More

Des Moines IA – This session of the legislature, lawmakers will be considering changes to the 30 year-old "Bottle Bill." The Governor is recommending doubling the deposit and expanding the types of bottles and cans covered to include water and juice containers. However, the bill currently file ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Tax rebates are getting a big welcome in Michigan under the "economic stimulus" plan being crafted by Congress, but the state with the highest unemployment rate in the nation will need a little bit more to help shore up the economy, according to a new analysis. Sharon Parks with ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – State lawmakers will hold a hearing today to consider bids by two Canadian companies to mine for precious metals in Minnesota, and the request for permits is drawing opposition. Clyde Hanson with the Sierra Club says it wouldn't be a "traditional" mining operation. "It's mining ...Read More

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