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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 

Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

2020Talks - August 13, 2020 

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first public appearance and running mates. President Trump called Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for baseless conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: July 7, 2008

Boston, MA - It's back to work today for most Bay Staters, but many will continue to celebrate a newfound independence: freedom from high health care costs. They've replaced costly COBRA benefits with health coverage through the Massachusetts Health Connector. This source of affordable, transportabl ...Read More

Seattle, WA – School may be out for most children in Washington, but some educators already are hard at work lining up next fall's after-school programs and teachers for English Language Learners (ELL). They classes are aimed at some 55,000 Latino and other students just learning English in th ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – How do you spell relief from the high cost of relieving your child's summer boredom? One way is to head down to your local library for free summer reading programs. John Crockett with the Nevada Library Association says the theme this year is "catch the reading bug" at the li ...Read More

New York City — The state has re-allocated $51 million in federal block grant money. As a result, child care agencies in 41 counties across the state cut back services today, and some are now closed to new clients. Suffolk County, where the state cut $2.2 million, is among the hardest hit. J ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Record high prices of crude oil and gasoline make headlines almost daily, but constant increases in the cost of natural gas and propane have gone almost unnoticed by the media. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has been tracking the rise, however. Spokesperson Jerr ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Rising gas and food prices, plus possible cuts in services because of the state's budget shortfall, could be putting many of Tennessee's disabled citizens in a crunch. However, one company is offering a unique way for people with disabilities and their caregivers to earn some e ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Investigators assigned to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect in Ohio have a new tool they can use in select cases. It's called "Alternative Response," and it can be used when there's no immediate threat to the child. Ten counties are involved in the pilot program, which ...Read More

Hillsboro, OH – Highland County has had to close the checkbook on foster kids. The county is low on money and has stopped sending reimbursements to foster families who care for about 70 children. Director of Highland County Children's Services Wendy Jacobs says she is uncertain, but hopeful. ...Read More

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