PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: February 6, 2008

Columbus, OH – It could be a much bigger boost than that morning cup of joe. A vote is expected this week, perhaps even today, on the U.S. Senate's version of an economic stimulus package -- and it means good news for hundreds of thousands of older Ohioans. The Senate proposal makes more peop ...Read More

Lansing, MI – There's a cure for Michigan's prison system "blues." A report released today summarizes thousands of complaints from incarcerated people and their families, about the lack of responsive health care in Michigan's prisons. The report's coauthor says reform must start with a system ...Read More

Detroit, MI – A national conference brings both cash and controversy to Michigan today. "Creating Change" is an event for thousands who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT). They'll be in Detroit through the weekend to talk about everything from civil rights and healthcare, to B ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – The "S.O.S." for Nevada schools has gone out -- and now it's going forward again. A court has changed some of the wording and narrowed some parts of the $400 million plan, but educators are moving ahead with the "Save Our Schools" ballot initiative. Lynn Warne, president of th ...Read More

Missoula, MT – Montana doesn't have money to burn, so three local forestry experts are recommending that the State Legislature consider new policies they believe will increase public safety and protect property, while reducing taxpayer costs. Fires cost the state more than $42 million last ye ...Read More

Albany, NY — For many New Yorkers, it may sound too good to be true: utility customers in neighboring states are able to run their power meters backward, saving money when they use clean energy sources. A new report card gives New Jersey and Pennsylvania "A's" for their "net metering" policies ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – Demonstrations are planned in Minnesota and across the country today, to protest a federal government move that could put the deep-freeze on an already "chilly" lifestyle. The U.S. Department of the Interior plans to lease 30 million offshore acres of Alaska's North Coast to ...Read More

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