PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: September 11, 2008

Keene, NH – The stresses of college can take a toll on mental health - and suicide is a concern on campuses. Keene State College is working to keep students mentally healthy. The college has an an intensive program to remove the stigma of mental health issues and address alcohol abuse – ...Read More

Milwaukee, WI - What will it take to ensure that the future of the Great Lakes is smooth sailing? Stakeholders have gathered this week for the 4th Annual "Great Lakes Restoration Conference," to discuss their priorities and concerns. Governor Jim Doyle will give the keynote address to the group. Je ...Read More

Portland, OR – Every other year, the Oregon Food Bank surveys people who come in to get food from its network of distribution sites across the state. Rachel Bristol, CEO and executive director, says the new results confirm that many Oregonians aren't making enough money to cover basic needs. ...Read More

Memphis, TN – A coalition of local peace groups is calling for an end to what it believes has been a Bush Administration cover-up of abusive interrogation tactics at Abu Ghraib prison. Former Brigadier General Janis Karpinski was the highest-ranking officer reprimanded for the abuses. Today, ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – It's been two months since floodwaters receded across Iowa, leaving thousands of acres of crops ruined. It's been particularly hard on family farms that grow specialty crops and produce for farmers' markets, many of which were not adequately covered by federal crop insurance. ...Read More

Albany, NY — Frustration with healthcare reform in New York has consumer watchdogs trying to map the roadblock, and a new report from Citizen Action follows the political "money trail" on the issue. Karen Scharff, executive director of Citizen Action New York, says the health insurance lobby ...Read More

Lyons, NE – If you live in rural Minnesota and have a high-speed Internet connection, yours is a fortunate household, indeed. Only 38 percent of rural Americans have access to such speedy online connections, compared to 58 percent of city residents. Brian Depew, program director for the Center ...Read More

San Diego, CA - There's an underwater population boom taking place along portions of the California coastline. A study by the University of California at San Diego documents an explosion of sea life in the marine reserve at La Jolla Cove, an area off-limits to fishing. Not only are there more fish, ...Read More

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