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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: April 10, 2008

Helena, MT – Getting on the ballot for statewide office in Montana is easy -- if you're a Republican or a Democrat, that is. If not, there are myriad laws regarding signature-gathering, tighter deadlines, and fees that make the task practically impossible, according to a lawsuit filed in feder ...Read More

Boston, MA - Massachusetts' healthcare reform effort is two years old today, and many are calling it a 'happy anniversary.' Since the landmark legislation was signed into law, more than 300,000 people who had been living without health insurance now are covered. Thousands of others, including James ...Read More

Lyons, NE – Farmers and ranchers who have made it a point to practice conservation measures can receive payments for their efforts by enrolling in the federal "Conservation Security Program" (CSP). Traci Bruckner, with the Center for Rural Affairs, says the program focuses on practices that pr ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - We pay half, you pay half, and the job gets done. That's the new game plan unveiled by five groups who have made it their joint goal to see Pennsylvania meet federal requirements to stop pollution from entering and damaging Chesapeake Bay. The "fair share" proposal calls for $170 mi ...Read More

Detroit, MI - Babies can't be spoiled. That's the first piece of advice from a Detroit mental health expert who specializes in infants. She's sharing tips as part of Michigan's "Month of the Young Child." As Licensed Master Social Worker Julie Ribaudo explains, research shows that early experience ...Read More

Woodburn, OR – Car caravans in the Salem area this weekend will be cruising to attract attention, and new voters. They'll wind through the streets on Saturday in Independence, Salem and Woodburn, with a nonpartisan "get out the vote" message aimed at Latinos. In the last presidential election ...Read More

Peterborough, NH - Some of New Hampshire's neediest children will get a helping hand from the stars of tomorrow -- through the hit television show, "American Idol." The show has named the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) as a beneficiary of its "Idol Gives Back" fundraiser. CDF spokesperson Ashley Whi ...Read More

Madison, WI – Steelworkers are teaming up with conservation groups to call for more clean energy production and manufacturing, in Wisconsin and around the country. Chuck Geiger is with the Blue-Green Alliance in Wisconsin, a partnership of the United Steelworkers, the Sierra Club, and the Natu ...Read More

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