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PNS Daily Newscast - November 25, 2020 


Feeding hungry families, on Thanksgiving and beyond; and is that turkey really from a family farm? (Note to Broadcasters: The newscast has been granted a holiday for Thanksgiving, but we'll return first thing Friday.)


2020Talks - November 24, 2020 


Formal transition to Biden presidency begins; key Biden Cabinet nominations to be announced today. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: March 19, 2008

Des Moines, IA – Going back to school can be quite an adjustment after many years away, so some academic "refreshing" is in order for many of the freshmen in Iowa's community college system. Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson says that's not all bad. While his students need ...Read More

Portland, OR – Today is the fifth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war, and the National Priorities Project has released a state-by-state estimate of what the war has cost. For Oregon, the price tag is $4.2 billion already spent, with another $1.8 billion budgeted. The numbers are expected ...Read More

Seattle, WA – A ribbon-cutting ceremony today at a Seattle condominium complex could signal an upturn in construction of affordable housing around the state. Senator Patty Murray will be on hand to dedicate "Hiawatha Village," where half the units will be sold to low-income, first-time buyers. ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA – Starting at the break of dawn today, grassroots groups are taking to the streets of Philadelphia and cities around the state for all-day actions to mark the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. Petitions are being circulated, and rallies and vigils held, to focu ...Read More

Roanoke, VA - It's a different twist on 'unlawful search and seizure' - cases of illegal 'seizure' from banks apparently unwilling to 'search' for the right information. Many Virginia banks allow creditors to garnishee the accounts of Social Security recipients, even though Federal law prohibits sei ...Read More

Lyons, NE – Minnesota farmers are being encouraged to try something different with their crops and land, and it could mean federal money in their pockets. Mike Heavrin with the Center for Rural Affairs says millions of dollars are available through the U.S. Agriculture Department's "Value-Adde ...Read More

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