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PNS Daily News - October 26, 2020 


Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court moves toward a final vote; judicial appointments issue looms in the election; and five COVID-19 infections confirmed within VP Mike Pence's inner circle.


2020Talks - October 26, 2020 


Youth voter turnout has been high in early voting. And presidential candidates court swing-state voters in the last days until November 3.

Archive: June 3, 2008

Boston, MA – Getting health insurance is one more thing to think about for graduating high school and college seniors in Massachusetts. Many grads are looking for a place to live and a job and, if the job doesn't offer health insurance, state law says they have to find it on their own. The goo ...Read More

Chicago, IL – More than 70 percent of baby boomers want to continue working beyond standard retirement age, according to AARP, and many want a new career for their golden years. More than 7,000 people looking for retirement jobs shared their stories in a national contest, and a woman in Chicag ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Campaign finance reform has sailed through the Illinois General Assembly, but it could be held up for a bit now that it's headed to Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The bill would stop state contractors from making unlimited campaign donations when doing business with state officers. ...Read More

Albany, NY - More kids will never start smoking, and more adults will quit. That's what anti-smoking activists hope will result from a rise in New York's tobacco tax going into effect today, by more than a dollar on a pack of cigarettes, up from the present rate of $1.50. Of course, some people aren ...Read More

Lansing, MI - Michigan taxpayers have a choice of saving or spending their federal economic stimulus checks, but state budget writers may have to choose whether to cut spending, raise taxes, or both. This is an unexpected consequence of the economic stimulus package, which may cost the state million ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - Californians trying to save on their energy bills may want to consider "nature's air conditioner." A strategically-placed shade tree can greatly reduce energy consumption, according to many of the state's public utilities that offer free residential shade trees to their customers. ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – This weekend will be a particularly good time to get the kids out of the house and away from the electronics. Saturday is "National Trails Day," designed to celebrate the miles of trails through the nation's parks and wilderness. The National Trail System in the U.S. has 60,00 ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota stands to gain from the development of more "green jobs." Joshua Low with the Blue Green Alliance says a new study by his organization, published today, calls for putting more public resources into areas that will reduce global warming and speed the transition to a ...Read More

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