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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 

A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.

2020Talks - August 5, 2020 

Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: July 3, 2008

Las Vegas, NV – The Southwest leads the country when it comes to numbers of the uninsured, with one adult in three in that category, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control. But it's not just individuals and families feeling the pain, but also the hospitals that serve them. ...Read More

Seattle, WA - Relief is on the way - from the Northwest to North Korea. Seattle-based organizations are leading the first U.S.-funded hunger relief mission to the isolated country in eight years. Joy Portella with Mercy Corps, one of the groups involved, says high global food prices are hitting Nor ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Right now, it takes more hours to train to be a dog groomer in the Evergreen State than it does to to be a home health care worker, but a major effort is being made to change that situation. Today more than 300,000 signatures are being delivered to the state capitol so that a mea ...Read More

Portland, OR - Oregon's ballot measure calling for teacher merit pay is a hot topic in Washington, D.C. this week at the annual meeting of the National Education Association. The measure is on the fall ballot, and it has the state's teachers concerned. Oregon Education Association President Larry W ...Read More

Nashua, NH - Safety advocates say when you're on the road this holiday weekend, don't declare your "independence" from buckling up. They're worried that as cars get safer, more drivers think they can skip their seat belt and rely on airbags and other features for protection. Steve Gratton with the L ...Read More

Columbus, OH – What a deal! Ohioans can save at least 800 dollars apiece on gas this year by laying off the lead foot, getting a tune-up, and hitching a ride to work one day a week, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Jim Presswood is an energy analyst with N ...Read More

Sacramento, CA – California drivers can save at least $800 on gas this year without buying a hybrid. A study from the Natural Resources Defense Council shares that positive news as people get ready to hit the road for the holiday. The report shows how maintenance and new driving habits bring i ...Read More

Washington D.C. – A new plan unveiled at the National Education Association conference this week outlines replacing the No Child Left Behind law. Some 9,000 educators from all over the country are attending the conference in the national capital. Among those on hand is Idaho Education Associa ...Read More

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