PNS National Newscast

Audio Activation
"Siri, play the Public News Service (podcast)"
"Hey Google, play the Public News Service podcast"
"Alexa, play Public News Service podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app


Audio Activation
"Siri, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Hey Google, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Alexa, play Two-Thousand-Twenty Talks podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app


PNS Daily Newscast - October 28, 2020 

A technical error rejected your ballot? Take action. Plus, doctors sound off on harmful health impacts of tailpipe emissions.

2020Talks - October 28, 2020 

The window is closing to mail ballots in states like GA, MI and WI that require them to be received before Election Day. Experts recommend going in-person if possible.

Archive: September 3, 2008

Portland, OR – They may not be of legal voting age yet, but they'll have ballots in their hands by next month and they'll know what to do with them. Almost 200 Oregon middle and high schools have signed up to be part of a national mock election. It includes six weeks of lessons about voting an ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Tennessee's Red Cross is helping shelters statewide play host to nearly 8,000 evacuees from Tropical Storm Gustav. Three years after Katrina, volunteers say they feel better prepared to meet the needs of folks coming from New Orleans. Speaking for the Red Cross of Middle Tenn ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - The good news this week is that New Mexico has improved its economic ranking, but the bad news is that this could be as good as it gets. The annual "State of Working New Mexico" report from New Mexico Voices for Children finds that personal income grew in the state over the last fi ...Read More

Chicago, IL – A bassinet design flaw is blamed for the deaths of babies, yet the public doesn't learn about the problem for almost a year, and there is no nationwide recall. That's the situation with Simplicity brand bassinets, which are the subject of a consumer alert from the Consumer Produc ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The Washington State delegation has spent a fair amount of time waiting at the Republican National Convention--waiting for updates on convention plans that have changed daily because of Hurricane Gustav. However, the group also has heard some high-profile speakers, including con ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Delegates to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul have an opportunity to get the latest on the nation's housing crunch. They've been invited to a forum today featuring housing and financial officials from around the country. Conference spokesman Chip Halbach says the c ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Gulf Coast residents are breathing a sigh of relief after damage from Hurricane Gustav was far less than expected. Many evacuated families are still far from home, however, and delegates to the Republican National Convention in Minnesota are spending hours putting together care packag ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Freedom of the press means never having to ask the authorities to "free the press." That's what National Lawyers Guild members say about the treatment of journalists and others by police, as protests and arrests continue outside the Republican National Convention in St. Paul. An Asso ...Read More

1 of 2 pages   1 2 >  Last »