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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: May 22, 2008

Nashville, TN - Quality education, access to health care, affordable housing and well-paying jobs: those things top the list of what experts call the "prosperity grid," a support system that ensures kids have the tools they need to succeed in life. The annual "Kids Count" report by the Tennessee Com ...Read More

Londonderry, NH - Grownups in New Hampshire can't get a "ticket" if they don't "click it," but police still urge motorists to use their seat belts when they take to the roads this holiday weekend. Peace officers in all the other 49 states are focusing on seat belt use this weekend, and will be able ...Read More

Chicago, IL - The Peace Corps -- it's not just for the younger generation any more. The Corps is seeking out Illinois residents in the 50-plus set who are looking for adventure during retirement, and it's partnering with AARP to encourage people to look beyond the 18th hole. Ron Tschetter, directo ...Read More

Hempstead, NY - Long Island residents are gathering at a town hall meeting today in Hempstead to urge that affordable housing be part of the 'New Suburbia' renovation at the site of the old Nassau Coliseum. The two-billion-dollar 'Lighthouse Project' will include entertainment, shopping, a renovated ...Read More

Salem, OR – Right in the aftermath of a busy and contentious primary election campaign, there's one issue a lot of Oregonians feel strongly about, whatever their political affiliations. A new survey of people over age 35 by AARP Oregon found 87 percent believe all Oregonians should have access ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Politics have skewed American science when it comes to endangered species, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. The GAO investigation finds that appointed officials aggressively tried to squelch protection of endangered species, including habitat preservat ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's revised budget proposal is a "triple whammy" for kids in California who rely on social services. That's according to children's advocates, who say the new budget is even more harmful than the one originally proposed in January. Saudeka Shabazz with ...Read More

St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN - President Bush, as expected, vetoed the five-year, $300 billion farm bill Wednesday, calling it too expensive. Hours later, the House overrode the veto, with a Senate vote expected as early as today. Reaction to the veto varies. Mark Schultz with the Minnesota-based Land ...Read More

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