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PNS Daily Newscast - December 3, 2020 

As the pandemic slams the brakes on the DC Metro, warnings of an environmental disaster; the U.S. Senate to consider end-of-life issues.

2020Talks - December 3, 2020 

Biden meets with laid-off workers and small business owners, supports new stimulus plan.

Archive: May 20, 2008

Des Moines, IA – There's a hidden treasure for Iowa's kids in the new Health Care Reform Bill, just signed by Governor Chet Culver. It expands coverage for children; over the next three years, it will provide health insurance for every child in the state. Dr. Jody Murph, president of the Iow ...Read More

Boise, ID – Doubled Medicare health insurance premiums have felt like a double punch in the gut to Idahoans over 65, who are seeing out-of-pocket medical costs rise too, along with food, utilities and gas. As Congress faces a tight deadline that could lead to another increase in Medicare premi ...Read More

Concord, NH - Attorney General Kelly Ayotte is getting a haircut today to help fight domestic violence in New Hampshire. It's part of a program called "Cut it Out," which is training hair stylists to recognize the signs of domestic and sexual abuse, and help guide victims to sources of help in the G ...Read More

Charleston, WV – Disasters have been big news lately, from tornadoes in Georgia and an acid spill in Louisiana to earthquakes and typhoons in Asia. That may have some West Virginians thinking about disaster preparedness here at home. David Hoge with the state's Homeland Security Agency says ...Read More

Wausau, WI – Memorial Day weekend kicks off a season of outdoor activities for a lot of Wisconsinites, and the state's many couch potatoes are being challenged to join in the fun, get active, and get healthier. It's part of the "Great American Get Active Challenge," an American Cancer Society ...Read More

Eugene, OR – If you think one person or one family can't make a difference when it comes to climate change, about 50 Eugene residents are willing to prove you wrong. They're the first participants in "Climate Masters," a new program developed at the University of Oregon to teach people exactly ...Read More

Three Rivers, CA - California has the doubtful honor of including within its borders one of the most polluted national parks in the country - any way it is measured. And it's going to be another hazy summer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in the Sierra Nevada of eastern California, so visi ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Illinois health care and child care workers are marching to the General Assembly today to try to keep the budget doors open for state systems that help working families, such as child care co-payments and quality home health care. Martina Casey is a home child-care provider ...Read More

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