PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: November 10, 2008

Albany, NY — A new crop of young New York voters may provide the political punch needed to head off cuts to higher education. There's just one week and counting until lawmakers head to Albany to try to find another billion dollars in cuts, and State University of New York supporters say the "R ...Read More

New York, NY — President-elect Barack Obama used his first news conference since being elected to call for a new economic stimulus package, and he is getting high marks from some New Yorkers for focusing on people in the middle. With the economy shedding jobs at the highest rate in 14 years, ...Read More

Cleveland, OH –"Green collar" jobs could be the wave of the future in Ohio. Governor Ted Strickland is among those backing the Apollo Alliance, a new national project that could add hundreds of thousands of clean energy jobs in the next decade. Strickland says that as a top energy user Ohio n ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD - The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are warning South Dakota residents who qualify for Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits to review their policy options, because many companies are increasing premiums and making other significant changes for 2009. Sam Wil ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – The Bush administration just made Nevada's nuclear waste problem even bigger, according to environmentalists and Native American tribes who are looking to the Obama administration for solutions. Last week the director of the Energy Department's Civilian Radioactive Waste Progra ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – President-elect Barack Obama declared the economy to be his number-one job, and to that end, Lynn Warne, president of the Nevada State Education Association, says bolstering education would be the next logical step. "He has said repeatedly, and we agree with him, that a sound ...Read More

California's fish troubles may go beyond the current salmon crisis. Amid warnings of overfishing in the Pacific and other oceans, a new report from the University of British Columbia finds that one-third of the fish caught worldwide is not for humans to consume, but for livestock feed. Each year mor ...Read More

Sandpoint, ID – Idaho's new law to keep exotic invaders out of waterways is being watered down, according to one expert who has been following the problems invasive species have caused in other states. Susan Drumheller with the Idaho Conservation League says the administrative rules being wri ...Read More

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