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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


2020Talks - September 30, 2020 


Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: April 1, 2008

Seattle, WA – $39 million is a lot of tax refund money. That's how much Washington's lowest-income families are missing out on, according to the Children's Defense Fund (CDF). A new report reveals that 58 percent of the state's lowest-income families, although poor enough to qualify for the Ea ...Read More

Portland, OR - Advocates of affordable housing in Oregon say they're glad to see the resignation of U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson. They say that during his four years at HUD's helm, Jackson consistently cut federal funding for low-income housing and rent-subsidy progr ...Read More

Boise, ID - Idaho and the federal government are likely to be "talkin' trash" very soon, now that a federal court has ruled that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) must make good on a 1998 agreement to clean up buried nuclear waste. Meetings to come up with removal plans are expected to be announce ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania is getting some follow-up care to health care reform this week. The House is expected to vote today on a bill that brings some reform to the health insurance industry. And it comes on top of a vote two weeks ago on legislation offering a new kind of low-cost coverage to ...Read More

Chicago, IL - The numbers are in, and profits are pretty. Papers filed with the Illinois Division of Insurance state that the largest medical malpractice insurance company in Illinois, the Illinois State Medical Insurance Exchange, is collecting more than $100 million more than it pays out for claim ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD - With just two weeks remaining until the federal tax filing deadline, South Dakota American Association of Retired Persons Tax-Aide Volunteers are stepping up efforts to provide free federal tax return help for South Dakota residents. Charlotte Jaeschke, an AARP Tax-Aide district ...Read More

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