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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 12, 2008

Environmental groups are warning that Pennsylvania's clean water is threatened by erosion, pollution, and flooding. It's why the Pennsylvania Campaign for Clean Water wants to change the state's erosion control regulations. The group has launched its BUFFERS 100 Campaign, which aims to add at lea ...Read More

Lansing, MI - "Home for the holidays" will be a new home for several dozen teens being resettled from Burma and the Republic of Congo to Michigan this month. They are refugees from wars being waged in their countries and, when they arrive, they will need foster homes and help assimilating to their n ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD - South Dakota's faith community is reminding residents this needn't be a blue Christmas, despite a gloomy economy. Gene Miller, executive director of the Association of Christian Churches of South Dakota, says starting new traditions while staying within the family budget is a great ...Read More

Madison, WI - Wildlife activists are suspicious after six federally protected wolves were found shot to death in Wisconsin just before the gun deer season. The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation says the shootings don't appear to be accidental. Federation Executive Director George Meyer says it is high ...Read More

Northwood, ND – It is, once again, time to roll up your sleeves in pursuit of a healthier flu season. National Influenza Vaccination Week is encouraging people to get a flu shot before the brunt of the season begins, though the cost may be keeping some from getting vaccinated, says doctor Jon ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada's Native American tribes are denouncing a federal recommendation to triple the amount of nuclear waste to be sent to the Yucca Mountain Repository. Nevadans learned of the plan this week and Native Americans complain their members have been exposed to nuclear waste since ...Read More

New York, NY — President-elect Barack Obama wants to see an auto bailout agreement before the week is out and economic experts say New York has tens of thousand of jobs riding on that deal. James Parrott, chief economist at the Fiscal Policy Institute, says the last thing the economy needs i ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Having a full-time job doesn't guarantee you can pay the bills, according to a new report that says most job openings in four Northwest states don't pay a "living wage." The Northwest Federation of Community Organizers compared job openings and wages for those jobs, to the number ...Read More

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