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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: April 28, 2008

Seattle, WA – This week, you can have your say on whether people should be able to carry loaded guns in National Parks. The public comment period opens on Wednesday, on a U.S. Department of Interior proposal to change the current park rules, which allow firearms only if they are unloaded and n ...Read More

Olympia, WA – The State of Washington sits down this week with its biggest employees' union to begin contract negotiations. The workers on the "General Government" bargaining team are staff members at colleges across the state, and they're coming to the table seeking more money, better health ...Read More

Wheeling, WV – A special remembrance event takes place today in Wheeling, on behalf of the 47 West Virginia workers who have died on the job in the past year. "Workers' Memorial Day" is an annual commemoration, not only of these individuals' lives, but to remind others of the need to promote b ...Read More

Madison, WI – Wisconsin women are using their green thumbs in the state's rural areas, and there's a new effort underway to help them "grow" sustainable, environmentally-friendly businesses. The "Rural Women's Project" offers advice, training, and mentors for rural women statewide, in such ent ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Moving frail family members out of their homes into nursing care - and back again - is an untenable situation. But Tennessee's advocates for persons with disabilities are concerned that's what will happen if people who currently receive in-home care are caught in a human "tug-o ...Read More

Boise, ID – Farmers know the clock is ticking for the planting season in Idaho. But they may not realize time is running out in just a few weeks for a popular program funded through the U.S. Farm Bill, that rewards farmers and ranchers who take special care of land and water resources. Accord ...Read More

Richmond, VA - It's "Cover the Uninsured Week" in Virginia, where more than a million people are uninsured. Healthcare providers say many of them are children, and a disproportionate number of those living without health insurance are members of minority groups. Rick Shinn, of the Virginia Community ...Read More

Reno, NV – One in four Nevadans lives in a household where a language other than English is spoken. This week, Northern Nevada libraries are making a special effort to reach younger members of those families on "Children's Book Day," known in Spanish as "El día de los niños, El d ...Read More

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