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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

2020Talks - August 14, 2020 

Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: June 13, 2008

Chicago, IL – The "verdict" is not a good one for the Michigan Supreme Court. A University Of Chicago Law School ranking of the nation's 50 state supreme courts lists Michigan's at the bottom. The research combined such measures as judicial independence from political or outside influences, it ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Virginians need more protection against rising health insurance costs and canceled policies - and the state isn't providing it, according to a new report. The "Families First Report" was compiled by Families USA, a national consumer advocacy group focusing on healthcare issues. It giv ...Read More

Knoxville, TN – It's a long walk from San Francisco, California to Washington, D.C. - more than 4,000 miles. An international group of walkers, from Native Americans to Japanese and Polish citizens, and even Buddhist monks, have reached the halfway point in their journey, here in Tennessee. T ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Conventional dairy and beef production in Iowa may be heading toward a fundamental change. For generations, livestock producers have fed cattle mostly grains, such as corn. But, with grain prices at all time highs, more producers are looking to finish animals on grass. Angie ...Read More

Portland, OR – Despite this year's contentious presidential race, that battle will not be the main topic of conversation at the national League of Women Voters (LWV) convention, beginning today in Portland. At this meeting, which takes place every other year, members will cover issues they thi ...Read More

Boston, MA - Don't let the fresh smell of a new shower curtain fool you. A new study shows that distinctive, plastic odor could actually be very dangerous. The Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow tested curtains manufactured with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) that were purchased in popular stores. Tests foun ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – Legislation reauthorizing the federally-funded Community Health Centers program heads to the U.S. Senate, after the House gave its nod of approval late last week. The centers care for 60,000 people in 34 South Dakota communities, and the renewal legislation promises to reach ...Read More

Billings, MT – An innovative, converted school bus powered by biodiesel kicks off a seven-state tour today in Billings to promote how local fuel and products are tied to good-paying jobs and cash for rural communities. The power for onboard computers comes from the sun, and the food for the cr ...Read More

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