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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 

Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.

2020Talks - September 30, 2020 

Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: June 20, 2008

Seattle, WA – Imagine doing your banking without a bank . . . In Indonesia, there are more than 50,000 microfinance institutions, none of them with much money, and all making small loans to families and tiny businesses. Mercy Corps, the Northwest-based humanitarian aid organization, has gotten ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – The clock is ticking down to Monday's special legislative session, and lawmakers are looking to close the remaining budget gap. Governor Jim Gibbons says the state could save $100 million by deferring pay increases for teachers and other state workers. Nevada State Education ...Read More

San Francisco, CA - The humanitarian aid group Mercy Corps has received a major grant to help drive an innovative humanitarian strategy – microfinance institutions, which make small loans to keep families and small businesses afloat. Mercy Corps will use the new grant in Indonesia to train suc ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Iowa has had two record-setting floods in a span of 13 years, and this spring might be a sample of what's ahead, as weather extremes are a predicted effect of climate change. According to Harlan area organic farmer Ron Rosmann, Iowa farmers need to prepare. He says rotating cr ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The U.S. Senate has begun debate on legislation designed to help people afford to buy or rent homes. Barb Jacobs with the Minnesota Housing Partnership says the measure, if it becomes law, will provide a critical safety net for people facing multiple economic pressures. She sa ...Read More

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