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PNS Daily Newscast - August 10, 2020 

The U.S. tops 5 million COVID-19 cases; and the latest on the USPS mail slowdown.

2020Talks - August 10, 2020 

Sunday was the sixth anniversary of the police killing of Michael Brown. Tomorrow, Rep. Ilhan Omar faces off against a primary challenger in MN, plus primaries in CT, VT and WI. And a shakeup at the Postal Service.

Archive: December 9, 2008

Akron, Ohio - Community members and local leaders are gathering in Akron tonight for a town hall meeting on the current economic crisis. As part of the national "Economic Crisis Week of Action," participants will discuss ways to communicate to public leaders the needs of those outside of Wall Street ...Read More

Okoboji, IA - How tough should Iowa's water laws be? The State Department of Natural Resources will be looking for answers when they hit the road this week with a series of statewide public comment meetings. The DNR is proposing new water regulations, called anti-degradation rules, to determine how ...Read More

St. Louis, MO - The sick economy is taking a toll on Missouri women's wallets and on their health. A recent survey shows many Missouri women are skimping on medicine, skipping doctors' visits, and putting off tests such as Pap smears to save money. While the situation may make it a bit easier for th ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - The Land of Enchantment didn't make it onto the list of "Top Ten Severe Weather Events of 2008," but things that did like wildfires, widespread tornadoes and heavy snowstorms are all very familiar to New Mexicans. This year's list was compiled by climate scientists and meteorologi ...Read More

Concord, NH – Calls to the New Hampshire "homeless hotline" are up by 400 in just one month. Four thousand more people have applied for Food Stamps. And there's been a 400 percent increase in fuel assistance applications. Those are some of the statistics that tell the story of what Granite Sta ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Years of war and the broken economy are having an impact on the types of people seeking help from Arizona's largest homeless shelter, and one group being found more frequently living on the streets is transgender individuals. David Bridge, chief program officer for Central Ariz ...Read More

Lansing, MI – One of the agenda items for the legislature to deal with before lawmakers go home for the holidays is a package of bills that would allow Blue Cross to raise rates on individual insurance policies by up to 40 percent - without the usual state oversight, which checks to see if pri ...Read More

Missoula, MT – It's an abundance for the holidays that's just too much. Montana's overall elk population is above target levels; so much so, that hunting seasons have been extended in two areas of the state. Seasons have not been extended to this extent in more than 30 years, according to Mo ...Read More

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