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PNS Daily Newscast - August 3, 2020 


Negotiations to resume today on a COVID-19 relief package; social-service organizations brace for a surge in homelessness.


2020Talks - August 3, 2020 


Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Archive: March 20, 2008

San Francisco, CA – Wireless technologies may offer convenience, but some experts believe our cellular phones, PDAs and wireless computer networks might be making us sick. Scientists meeting in San Francisco are discussing recent findings that suggest a link between serious health problems and ...Read More

Chicago, IL - It's "National Agriculture Day," and Christian County organic farmer Paul Gebhart says it's a good time for Illinois producers to look at ways to best meet consumers' wants and needs, particularly with the rise in demand for locally-grown, sustainable and organic foods. He adds that, w ...Read More

Ann Arbor, MI - The 2008 shipping season gets underway today on Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes, attracting ships from around the world. Andy Buchsbaum with the National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes office says it's a milestone, in more ways than one. "Today marks not only the opening ...Read More

Charlestown, WV – Just in time for spring and summer travel plans, West Virginia is "on the map" for tourists -- literally. A National Geographic map released today highlights states in the Appalachian region. It is expected to boost tourism and introduce travelers to the area's rich history a ...Read More

Arcadia, WI – Wisconsin farmers can make money while protecting waterways, say organizers of a series of free workshops starting today. Harriet Behar with the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service will lead the classes, teaching farmers how to grow organic grains and soybeans for f ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Just how far should a smoking ban go? Entertainment venues in Kentucky have "cleared the air" with a full ban on smoking, and some believe Virginia should do the same. Environmental scientist Peter deFur says the Louisville law, which bans smoking in all public places, is far more ef ...Read More

Boise, ID – A Boise man admitted this week that he killed his infant son because he was under stress and unprepared to be a parent. Child abuse prevention expert Margaret Hower with the Idaho Children's Trust Fund says frustration is a common feeling for any new parent, and society needs to te ...Read More

Albany, NY - Governor Paterson and the New York Legislature are working to restore $350 million dollars in school funds cut by former Governor Spitzer, but it's become a battle over who needs more help -- upstate students with high needs, or downstate and Long Island residents with high taxes? The ...Read More

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