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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 


Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.


2020Talks - September 30, 2020 


Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: September 25, 2008

Phoenix, AZ – A cadre of volunteers in Arizona is on the lookout for evidence of constitutional and human rights violations against immigrants and others. They are collecting stories from witnesses throughout the state about suspected cases of unlawful detention, racial profiling, intimidation ...Read More

Helena, MT – The federal ban on leasing land for oil shale production could soon be lifted, if the U.S. Senate passes a proposal that is in both the House-approved energy bill and the federal spending bill. A proposal to remove the ban is expected this week, and although Montana has a limited ...Read More

Jackson, WY – Wyoming gets a second chance to have a say in how wolves will be managed. The federal government is tossing out the "delisting rule" which took the animals off the endangered species list, so the whole process will start over. Melanie Stein with the Sierra Club in Wyoming says ...Read More

New York, NY — There are risks and opportunities for older New Yorkers in the current economic turmoil, as new reports from AARP find Americans over 50 own more than a quarter of the homes now in foreclosure or delinquency. Chaunda Ball with AARP New York says the federal bailout plan should ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – New U.S. Census data show housing costs – both of ownership and renting – are taking an increasing percentage of American families' incomes. More than seven million people – 15 percent of Americans with mortgages – are spending half or more of their incom ...Read More

Philadelphia – As the housing crisis continues to spread across the country and through financial markets worldwide, a new report says Pennsylvania is in the eye of the storm. The report, from the Keystone Research Center, finds housing prices tumbling in 15 of 16 metropolitan areas, and sugge ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – As Congress debates an unprecedented $700-billion bailout of financial institutions, not everyone agrees on who needs the economic support. Under the deal, Wall Street firms would be rescued, but most average families would not see any aid. It's a plan that troubles Betty Ahr ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Early voting in the national election begins today in Iowa, with county auditors making voting forms available across the state in their offices, and later at satellite locations. Rik Shannon, with the Iowa Development Disabilities Council, says people vote early for many re ...Read More

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