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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: December 3, 2008

Members of Minnesota's Indian, Jewish and Islamic communities are denouncing the terrorist violence in Mumbai, in which hundreds of people were killed and wounded. Spokesman Satveer Chaudhary, a state senator, says it wasn't just an attack on India. "It was an attack on a financial center. American ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – More than 10 percent of all births in the United States are premature, and one national group says many of those are through unnecessary Cesarean procedures. Lisa Houchins with the Iowa Chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network says the state didn't do well on th ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohio's budget problems are the worst in a half century, but experts say state lawmakers have a variety of options to help stop the fiscal bleeding. According to The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the state's fiscal problems will probably go on for at least two years af ...Read More

Concord, NH - There are 21,000 children in New Hampshire without health insurance . . . and counting. A new report from Families USA tracks trends in the number of uninsured children, and it finds the ranks have been growing as insurance costs rise, and as people lose their jobs. Families USA Exec ...Read More

Charleston, WV – There are holiday card lists, gift lists and, a list of how you want to be cared for at the end of your life. The "Engage with Grace" project is underway in West Virginia, where bloggers, families, and even business people making presentations, are floating a list of questions ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – Among nine midwestern states covered in a new survey, only North Dakota's economic index showed an improvement in November. However, there are clouds on the horizon. The positive news showed up in the Creighton Forecasting Group's November monthly survey of purchasing managers ...Read More

Boston, MA - A Disney Fairies chair set, Hannah Montana jewelry, and High School Musical items have made this year's "toxic toys" list in Massachusetts, according to The Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow. Popular toys were tested for lead, arsenic, mercury, and plastics that mimic hormones, and one ou ...Read More

Boston, MA – The end of the year is approaching, and Bay Staters are being encouraged to take an inventory of medications and dosages, both prescriptions and other remedies. The Partnership for Healthcare Excellence and CVS pharmacies are teaming up to hand out wallet-sized cards that can be u ...Read More

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