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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 - October 1, 2020 


Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: April 2, 2008

Mandan, ND – The high price of oil means steep increases in basic food prices as well - and that will mean people going hungry. In recent months, the price of foodstuffs ranging from milk to bread and eggs has skyrocketed because of the high cost of both transporting food from the field to the ...Read More

Bellport, NY - A new approach to affordable housing is getting going on Long Island, with the aim of bypassing the whole sub-prime mortage crisis. In an unprecedented action, Nassau County has recently turned six dozen properties seized for non-payment of back taxes over to a group of community orga ...Read More

Concord, NH - A lot of people in New Hampshire are paying a lot more than they need to just to pay their federal taxes - money they could surely use for themselves. The Children's Defense Fund says many working families who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit pay a total of almost seven million ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - A bill requiring insurance companies to show "good faith" in settling claims is finding some believers at the State Capitol. House measure author Representative Joe Atkins says it's designed to make sure insurance companies keep their end of the bargain they've made with policy holder ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Cleaner cars need a green light from Illinois. The new Illinois Climate Action Network coalition of health, faith, and environmental groups is working on ways to battle global warming, and the proposed Illinois Clean Cars Act is seen as one of the keys to success. The coali ...Read More

Denver, CO – The Children's Defense Fund says that in Colorado more than half the people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit pay to have their tax forms filed, even though free tax help is available. Another 19 percent get high-interest "refund anticipation" loans, according to a new ...Read More

Rapid City, SD – Protecting their state's underground water supply is a major concern for South Dakota residents opposed to uranium mining in the southwest part of the state. A special hearing called by the South Dakota Water Management Board in Rapid City today is taking more public testimony ...Read More

Boston, MA - Welfare reform hasn't helped lower-income families in Massachusetts fight their way out of poverty. In fact, acording to a new report, poverty has increased since reforms were enacted more than a decade ago. Those reforms were meant to take funding spent on monthly cash payments to peo ...Read More

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