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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

2020Talks - September 22, 2020 

It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: October 8, 2008

Boston, MA – The early bird has the best odds. That's one of the messages being published in connection with the current "Massachusetts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month." Susan Brown, with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, says early detection is the key for the successful treatment ...Read More

Boise, ID – The Gem State is a lot greener heading into the winter season this year. A report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranks Idaho as the most-improved state in the nation in terms of efficiency in response to high prices, energy security, and climate change. ...Read More

Charleston, WV – Doctors, dentists, nurses and other health care professionals in West Virginia are being alerted to the often "hidden" diagnosis of domestic violence. Governor Joe Manchin today is signing a proclamation for "Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day." Laurie Thompsen, health ...Read More

New York, NY - The mess on Wall Street has many New York families on waiting lists for child care help. Advocates say the soured economy has parents needing affordable care for their kids so they can keep their jobs or look for work. The problem is most pronounced in Suffolk County, where Audrey R ...Read More

Chicago, IL - New records for voter registration have been set in Illinois, where a campaign that targets immigrants has signed up almost 26,000 new voters. Lawrence Benito, associate director of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, says the effort was a lot of work, going door- ...Read More

Roanoke - They say their right to choose the best schools for their kids has been "left behind." When Forest Park Elementary in Roanoke was shut down last spring, students were assigned to one of three other schools. Parents say that move denied them their right under the "No Child Left Behind" law ...Read More

Pierre, SD - The state's largest teacher organization, along with dozens of other groups in South Dakota, is opposing Measure 10, a state ballot initiative that would prohibit governmental bodies from lobbying. Sandra Waltman, director of government relations with the South Dakota Education Associat ...Read More

Riverside County, CA - With less than a month to go before the presidential election, a California county is launching a probe into the office of its registrar of voters. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the audit after an election watchdog group claimed election workers had fail ...Read More

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