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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.

2020Talks - August 12, 2020 

California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: August 8, 2008

Sedro Woolley, WA – As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, North Cascades National Park kicks off a pilot program this weekend to introduce new people to the outdoors. It's a camp-out for Spanish-speaking families, from the Kulshan Creek neighborhood of nearby Mt. Vernon, with donated fo ...Read More

Greeley, CO - Angie Zapata was only 18 when she was brutally murdered last month in northern Colorado. A vigil Saturday evening in Greeley will celebrate the life and mourn the violent death of the young transgender woman. Mindy Barton, legal director for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgende ...Read More

San Francisco, CA - The path to becoming a U.S. citizen is growing longer and longer, leaving many of California's legal immigrants stuck in the process. It's a part of the immigration crisis that's often overlooked, according to a new report that finds the backlog can hurt families and careers and ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – High praise is being expressed for a 37-year-old visitation program at the South Dakota State Penitentiary. Since 1971, the M-2 (Man-to-Man) program has been helping inmates adjust to prison life and for their eventual re-entry into society, and the program is still going str ...Read More

New York, NY — Lawyers say they plan to appeal Thursday’s ruling that effectively denies tens of thousands of immigrants the right to vote in the upcoming presidential election, as a consequence of a big backlog in citizenship applications. U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence McKenna dism ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA – The Democratic Party platform is being finalized this weekend in Pittsburgh, and Pennsylvania health care reform advocates hope a guarantee for accessible health care for everyone makes the cut. A nurse who lost her home because of medical bills will join Congressman John Co ...Read More

Boise, ID – More than 80 percent of Americans believe the country's health care system needs a major overhaul, according to a new poll from The Commonwealth Fund, which is being touted by health care reform backers in Idaho. According to the study, one patient in every three claims to have e ...Read More

Montevideo, MN – If you've always wanted to try your hand at farming, here's your chance. The Land Stewardship Project is offering training sessions in farming for 60 families at three Minnesota locations. Spokeswoman Amy Bacigalupo says farming is a rewarding profession, offering a healthy li ...Read More

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