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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 

President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.

2020Talks - September 24, 2020 

A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: September 22, 2008

Pierre, SD – A recent Minnesota survey showing smokers are giving up the tobacco habit there at a faster pace than other states, is proof that smoking bans work to improve public health. That's the view of an alliance of organizations advocating for laws to ban smoking in all public places in ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Access to high-quality, affordable medical care, and the ability to maintain a financial cushion that will last through retirement, are of two of the utmost concerns for the 50-plus set, according to a recent AARP Ohio study. In the same study, 90 percent of so-called "swing voters" a ...Read More

Charleston, WV – West Virginia's energy debate is getting a fresh look, from a new set of eyes. The Clifford Lewis Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University recently led a group of students around the state. Their goals were to learn the pros and cons of the state's coal legacy, and ...Read More

Boston, MA - Massachusetts now has the lowest rate of uninsured people in the nation, cutting the number in half in just two years. The state's healthcare reform is a benchmark being celebrated as a real home run tonight at Boston's Fenway Park. People who have recently purchased the state's "Healt ...Read More

Boise, ID – The new Idaho "credit freeze" is chillin' out thieves. A new state law to protect against credit fraud is on the books, allowing people to stop access to their credit reports. Idahoans are being encouraged to use it, if they suspect their identity has been stolen or they're a possi ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Arizona is consistently one of the top states for home foreclosures and, while there's been a lot of focus on financial counseling and assistance, the mental health side of losing a home has been neglected, according to Dr. Edythe Harvey with The Menninger Clinic. Homes tie peop ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – More than 1,000 building code planners, regulators and enforcement professionals have spent the last week in Minnesota, in a series of meetings to update the nation's construction standards. The weeklong gathering will establish recommended health and safety codes for new hom ...Read More

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