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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: April 4, 2008

Washington, D.C. - Bills in the U.S. House and Senate that would increase the amount of federally protected land on Oregon's Mount Hood have been stopped cold the past two years, but two Oregon congressmen, Earl Blumenauer and Peter DeFazio, are giving it another try. They’re finalizing what t ...Read More

Charleston, WV – West Virginia matters in the current Democratic presidential nomination contest, and that could bring a state environmental issue to the national stage. Opponents of mountaintop-removal coal mining are calling on the candidates to speak up on the issue before next month's prim ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - Lack of health insurance coverage can be fatal in California. A new study-–the first state-specific report of its type--shows that an average of more than eight people of working age die in the state each day because they don't have health insurance. The report is from Famili ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Abuse and neglect in the first year of life are the lot of one baby in every 50 across the United States, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control. Michigan native Ben Tanzer, with Prevent Child Abuse America, says the statistics should instill urgency to do m ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – April is Financial Literacy Month, so designated by Congress to increase awareness about the importance of money matters and to encourage consumers to avoid financial problems arising from too much debt. Geoff Bullock, financial educator with Lutheran Social Services of Minne ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Energy marketing companies say they want to bring more competition to Ohio's electricity market, but a state energy watchdog says consumers could end up getting zapped. The companies are calling for a change in state law to remove regulations and allow more marketers to compete ...Read More

Memphis, TN - On April 3, 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on a balcony in Memphis, speaking in support of the city's striking sanitation workers, and asked America to be fair and honest to working people of all races. Forty years ago today, he was shot and killed. Now, a new study find ...Read More

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