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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: September 16, 2008

Albany, NY — Health, education and the needs of children aren't getting enough attention in this busy and contentious election season. That's the message at today's "Step Up for Kids" rally in New York. Karen Schimke, president of New York's Schuyler Center, says politicians shouldn't have to ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Virginians are working harder--and for what? Despite being more productive than ever, not all of the state's workers are seeing the fruits of their labor when they open their paychecks. A new report shows that wage growth has failed to keep pace with the increased productivity o ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – With almost $200 million in cuts for public school funding already penciled into the state budget, education advocates in Nevada are turning to the gaming industry for help. The two groups have teamed up to fight for a new source for funding for Nevada schools, and are circula ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohio has landed in the "much-improved" category in a new report that examines voting preparedness in the nation's 10 "swing states." The government watchdog group Common Cause says scrutiny of Ohio in the 2004 election apparently has paid off, leading to changes that should help ...Read More

Portland, OR – More folks in Oregon are looking for work now than at any time in the past three years. New state figures show the unemployment rate in August climbed to 6.5 percent, meaning at least 123,000 Oregonians are unemployed. If you're among them, and a job or career fair is on your l ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Through the eyes of a child, not enough is being said on the campaign trail about issues that affect kids and their families. That's the premise of "Step Up for Kids," a nationwide reminder for candidates to focus on what's important to children. In Arizona today, young people w ...Read More

Are your chads still hanging? Floridians remember Election 2000 all too well, when the nation dubbed the Sunshine State a "state of confusion." Eight years later, and with record-breaking voter turnout expected in November, an election watchdog group says Florida still has a long way to go to ensur ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Two Minnesota members of Congress who represent the Twin Cities are being urged to call for an independent and public investigation into police crowd control tactics during the Republican National Convention (RNC). The request comes in an open letter from a dozen legal, civil li ...Read More

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