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PNS Daily Newscast - September 23, 2020 

U.S. COVID-19 deaths double in last 4 months as total tops 200,000; poll workers in short supply as Texas registers a record number of voters.

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Mitt Romney supports putting a Supreme Court nominee to a vote. Plus, $20 million raised so far to pay court fees, fines for returning citizens to vote after being incarcerated.

Archive: December 8, 2008

Jefferson City, MO - Prices are up, incomes are down, and donations scarce. Nonprofits across Missouri are facing huge increases in need this holiday season, even as they suffer a tumble in donation revenues. Rebecca Gordon, of the Central Missouri Association of Fundraising Professionals anticipate ...Read More

Philadelphia, PA - Pennsylvania is doing a poor job of preventing premature births, according to the March of Dimes. In its recently issued "Premature Birth Report Card" for every state, Pennsylvania earned a grade of "D," with nearly 12 percent of babies in Pennsylvania born prematurely. Dr. Vin ...Read More

The state canvassing board will begin reviewing contested ballots this week in the senate race between Norm Coleman and Al Franken. But even the conclusion of that process is not likely to determine the winner. Paul Demko, political writer for the online Minnesota Independent, says the only way the ...Read More

Colorado Springs - This Wednesday will be "Day Without a Gay" in Colorado. GLBT Coloradans will be "calling in gay" at work, and instead volunteering their time to give back to the larger community. Ryan Acker with the GLBT Community Center of Colorado in Colorado Springs explains that the idea is ...Read More

Ames, IA – Understanding why Iowa's spring flooding occurred and exploring what can be done to prevent it from happening again are part of the agenda today at a gathering in Ames. Jerry DeWitt, director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University, which is co-hos ...Read More

Madison, WI - Climate change researchers at the University of Wisconsin have new technology that allows them to measure how much rain fell in a given period, even thousands of years ago. Their research indicates the fall of the Roman and Byzantine empires more than 1400 years ago may have been driv ...Read More

Seattle, WA – One bright spot in the holiday retail picture is online shopping, which is expected to be up about nine percent this year. But not everyone will be happy customers. Last year, 1210 Internet shoppers filed complaints with the Washington Attorney General's office, up from 819 in 20 ...Read More

Seattle, WA – More than seven million people visit the three National Parks and other Park Service-run sites in Washington every year – but how many of them carry loaded guns? Late Friday, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced it is lifting the longtime ban on loaded, concealed ...Read More

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