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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.

2020Talks - August 12, 2020 

California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: December 10, 2008

Philadelphia, PA - The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania will urge a federal appeals court today to uphold a 2007 ruling that a school district violated a student’s first amendment rights. The boy, Jason Layschock, posted a parody profile of his school's principal on MySpace in 20 ...Read More

Madison, WI - Producers who sell organic food in Wisconsin have not seen a dramatic drop in sales, despite the sharp economic downturn. But the recession has meant slower growth for an industry that had been growing at an annual clip of 20 percent. according to an organic specialist at the Midwest O ...Read More

Cleveland, Ohio –While many agree the auto bailout is important, environmentalists want Congress to ensure "green" strings are attached to the deal. Groups such as the Pew Environment Group are opposed to diverting funds previously set aside for fuel efficiency retooling to support the bailout ...Read More

Springfield, Illinois – After the arrest of Governor Blagojevich, many are calling for an end to corruption in Illinois government. Among other things, the Governor is accused of trying to “auction-off” President-elect Barack Obama’s former Senate seat. The executive direct ...Read More

New York, NY — The State of New York is taking action in the wake of the trampling death of a Wal-Mart employee on Black Friday. Crowd control experts who handle tens of thousands of concert goers and Islanders hockey fans will be among those testifying at a hearing today. The goal is to help ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – The future of Arizona's middle class may hang in the balance as workers await more details on President-elect Obama's job-creating public works plan, according to a major Arizona labor leader. Jim McLaughlin, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 39, sa ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Debate continues in Washington over a financial aid plan for U.S. automakers, and a number of issues remain unresolved. Any agreement on the proposed $15-billion package will likely come with conditions and restrictions, according to many lawmakers. Christopher Cox, Minnesota ...Read More

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