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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 

Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.

2020Talks - October 1, 2020 

Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: January 28, 2009

Milwaukee, WI - With many states bordering Wisconsin enacting smoking bans, some advocates there fear becoming the "ashtray of the Midwest" unless the state takes action. Wisconsin lawmakers will get another chance to insure that the state doesn't become an "ashtray." Supporters hope a bill that wo ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - They say it's time for change now in U.S. immigration enforcement policy: concerned New Mexico groups are among thousands of people signed on to a letter to President Obama asking for drastic alterations. Jo Ann Gutierrez Bejar with the Southwest Organizing Project says even famili ...Read More

Jefferson City, MO - Missouri domestic violence programs are facing a triple whammy: cuts in federal funding, increased demand for services, and a decrease in private donations. It's all yet another painful side of the faltering economy. In 2007, before the economic crisis, Missouri programs were al ...Read More

New York, NY — If New York follows through with plans to make massive cuts to services to balance the budget, it could undermine President Obama's economic recovery plan. That's the word from advocates for working families in New York, who say Governor David Paterson proposes slashing spendin ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ahead of his State of the State address today, Governor Ted Strickland has a vivid picture in his mind. Wearing construction workers' hard hats and holding signs, dozens of people gathered outside his office Tuesday to deliver close to 6,000 petition signatures calling on Strick ...Read More

Boston, MA – Hospitals nationwide are getting a "how to" guide on eliminating the well-documented gap in the quality of care based on race and ethnicity. The advice comes from the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital; improvements suggested include diversity in the wo ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – In the last election almost four out of ten voters in North Dakota cast their ballots before Election Day. Despite that, some North Dakota lawmakers are moving to shorten the amount of time reserved for early voting. According to Janis Cheney with AARP North Dakota, for people l ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - Much of Colorado's early history centers around mining, and now Congress is looking to update the hardrock mining laws that have been in place and remained virtually unchanged since before the Centennial State joined the union. A bill to reform the 1872 mining law was introduced T ...Read More

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