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PNS Daily Newscast - October 20, 2020 

GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander comes to the defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci; the NAACP goes to bat over student debt and Election 2020.

2020Talks - October 20, 2020 

Early voting starts in Florida, and North Carolina allows election officials to start the ballot curing process. Plus, Trump's attacks on Dr. Fauci.

Archive: June 2, 2008

St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is considering whether or not to "hold the line" for the proposed Big Stone Two power plant in northeast South Dakota. The PUC will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the findings of two Minnesota judges who ruled that power lines from the n ...Read More

Nashville, TN - Scientists have long been skeptical of concerns about cell phone radiation, but new research into the effects of radiation on young children is showing a rise in behavioral and emotional problems. As a result, some parenting experts say it's time to rethink the growing use of wireles ...Read More

Portland, OR - Gov. Ted Kulongoski has really stirred the pot by issuing specific challenges to food businesses and other industries during "Hunger Awareness Week." Demand for emergency food is up nearly 20 percent in some Oregon towns, with the highest jumps in rural and coastal communities. But wi ...Read More

The number or registered California voters now exceeds 16 million, but only a fraction are expected to vote in Tuesday's primary because it's the first California primary since World War II without a gubernatorial or presidential race, and most media and other attention has been focused on November' ...Read More

Albany, NY - Utility bills could skyrocket up 30 percent this summer, with Albany seeing some of the highest increases. Experts blame the hikes on rising wholesale energy costs. However, legislative action in the final weeks of the session could help some people offset part of their utility costs. ...Read More

New York, NY - Some talented high school kids are getting a free trip to the Big Apple, the grand prize in a debate competition on global warming. Eighteen year-old Will Beshears is a member of the winning team from Beaumont, Texas. He says their argument was about how to best reduce carbon emission ...Read More

Norfolk, VA - It's the end of an era. For the first time in more than 60 years, there's no UAW president at the Norfolk Ford assembly plant. Local 919 president Chris Kimmons has closed his office, after spending the past year shepherding workers toward new jobs following the plant's closure a year ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - It looks like a free lunch, but some people see strings attached. New Mexico campaign finance watchdogs are questioning the motives of a "get out the vote" picnic in Albuquerque Sunday held in honor of state Sens. Linda Lopez and James Taylor, and Rep. Dan Silva, all Democrats. Atr ...Read More

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