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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 


President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.


2020Talks - October 23, 2020 


The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: May 15, 2008

Madison, WI - As the debate about coal power heats up, there's an effort today to cool off plans to expand a Wisconsin coal plant. Several environmental groups will take part in a protest and a separate "ratepayer meeting," planned to coincide with Alliant Energy Corporation's annual shareholder mee ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – It's been a long time coming, but farm advocates say the new U.S. Farm Bill wasn't worth the wait, and more work must be done on it. Nonetheless, the U.S. Senate plans to vote on the much-delayed legislation today, after it was approved on Wednesday in the U.S. House. Chuck ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Advocates of immigrants' rights say last week's raid on a federal courthouse construction site in Richmond illustrates what's wrong with the U.S immigration system. State police and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents rounded up 29 men and four women working on th ...Read More

Concord, NH - It's time to forget actor Dustin Hoffman's quirky character in the movie "Rain Man" - and find practical and affordable ways to help the growing number of real-life New Hampshire children who live with autism. That's the conclusion of a new report by the New Hampshire Commission on Aut ...Read More

Concord, NH - Senators and members of some labor groups are convinced the New Hampshire House has taken a big step backward in the debate about state employees' retirement plans. On Wednesday, the House passed a bill replacing Senate language with text that Senators had already turned down, which se ...Read More

Spokane, WA – Washington's representatives in the U.S. House were split 5 to 4, just barely in favor of the new U.S. Farm Bill, which is an indication of just how controversial it has been. The $288 billion legislation sets U.S. agriculture policy for the next five years. After two years of C ...Read More

San Francisco, CA - The polar bear is now officially on thin ice. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of the Interior placed the bear on the Endangered Species list, as a result of the rapid loss of Arctic sea ice that makes up much of the polar habitat. Kassie Siegel, Climate Program director for Sa ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN - New energy legislation is putting Minnesota in the national spotlight. It would require a higher percentage of the diesel fuel sold in the state to be made from biodiesel sources. Jim Kleinschmit, senior associate at the Minnesota-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, s ...Read More

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