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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 


Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.


2020Talks - August 13, 2020 


Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first public appearance and running mates. President Trump called Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for baseless conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: November 26, 2008

Taxes. We all have to pay 'em. But are some people paying more than their fair share during this time of economic turmoil? A new budget report says that's the case in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center/em> recently issued a report titled "The Common Good: What Pennsylvania's ...Read More

Boise, ID – Idaho has come a long way from the days of a reputation associated with white supremacist groups, but in some ways, the state still has a long way to go to on the non-discrimination front. That's the assessment coming from the recent Idaho Equality Summit. Emilie Jackson-Edney wi ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Despite the protests of thousands, seven Illinois state parks will close on Sunday. Lawmakers restored $220 million dollars cut from the state budget and appropriated a couple of million to fund 11 state parks - but Governor Rod Blagojevich has decided only four should stay ...Read More

Cleveland, OH – The upcoming Obama administration could mean big things for the future of Lake Erie. That's the hope of groups like the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition. They and others are vowing to work with the new president and the new Congress for change needed to restore and pr ...Read More

The idea of creating underwater parks for our fish and wildlife is "catching" on; as California continues to expand its statewide system of these underwater safe havens, a national effort is now underway as well. The National Marine Protected Areas Center has launched the first system of MPAs to be ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – When changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect in January, more Iowans will be able to claim disability and be protected under the law. Rik Shannon with the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council says the original protections included in the law will be e ...Read More

Florida school boards are scrambling to make ends meet in the wake of a 355-million dollar cut in the state education budget. This latest round of cuts leaves many districts with multi-million dollar shortfalls, searching for cutbacks in a system already nearly cut to shreds. The easy reductions t ...Read More

Salem, OR – When Governor Ted Kulongoski's new budget is released on Monday for mid-2009 to mid-2011, it is expected to include cuts of up to 10 percent in state services and departments. Oregon's charitable organizations point out that with unemployment at a record high in the state, such ma ...Read More

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