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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 


Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.


2020Talks - September 25, 2020 


Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: December 4, 2008

Chicago, Illinois –It's a role many don't expect to take on, but when they're needed, they do. An increasing number of Illinois residents are stepping in to help loved ones in need. A new AARP report finds the value of unpaid family caregiving in the state is more than $17 billion, an increase ...Read More

Warren, PA - A Pennsylvania wilderness group is hoping new leaders in Congress will prioritize protecting the Allegheny National Forest. Kirk Johnson, director of Friends of Allegheny Wilderness, says obtaining the support of newly elected members of the U.S. House of Representatives is important ...Read More

Bismarck, ND - The vast majority of North Dakotans prefer to remain and receive care in their homes, according to a recent AARP survey, but currently North Dakota funnels 95 percent of its Medicaid long-term care dollars to pay for care in nursing homes. Governor Hoeven told lawmakers during his bud ...Read More

Des Moines, IA –Iowa lawmakers are likely to revisit the smoking ban they approved just last session when the new session begins in January. Some lawmakers want to see it expanded to include casinos; opponents would like to see the ban revoked entirely. Peggy Hubbard with the Iowa chapter o ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – It's a hearing on a proposal to build a small rail line, but it's expected to draw big protests today because the Caliente Rail Line would carry tens of thousands of tons of toxic nuclear waste. You had to sign up two weeks in advance to speak at this hearing, but that isn't st ...Read More

Salem, OR – Fourteen groups that serve Oregon seniors, people with disabilities and low-income families have banded together to protest this week's newly-announced state budget cuts for 2009-2011. Calling themselves the Campaign for Oregon's Seniors and People with Disabilities, they have form ...Read More

Hurricanes are a fact of life in the Sunshine State, but some scientists say they are becoming more destructive due to global warming. According to scientists meeting in Orlando today for the Hurricane Science Safety Leadership Forum, rising sea temperatures and sea levels caused by global warming f ...Read More

Denver - Colorado's roadless areas have been traveling a winding regulatory road in recent months. This week a California circuit judge reviewed her previous injunction against the Bush administration's changes to the rules governing roadless areas. Her revised decision removes Colorado's 4.4 millio ...Read More

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