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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 


Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.


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Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: January 30, 2009

Lyons, NE - The good ol' days are fading fast - at least, when it comes to a glowing picture of rural health, with fresh air, good food and plenty of hard work. In the first of a series of papers on healthcare in rural America, today's data shows rural residents aren't doing as well as their urban c ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Since the holidays, Iowa authorities have been swamped with calls from victims of the "Grandparent Scam." The victim, typically an Iowa senior, reports receiving a frantic phone call from someone claiming to be a grandchild. The caller says he or she is in trouble with the law ...Read More

Albany, NY — More than 600 educators plan a protest rally in Albany today (Friday), claiming thousands of students will be denied an education and hundreds of teaching positions will be left vacant if the state's proposed education funding cuts become reality. According to United University P ...Read More

New York, NY — Just before leaving office, the Bush Administration ordered a last-minute rule change that deregulated 1.5 million tons of hazardous waste. More than 5,000 recycling facilities, including many in the tri-state area, are expected to take advantage of the loophole, so environmenta ...Read More

Toppenish, WA - Only 22 percent of children ages 5 to 12 attend an afterschool program here in Washington; for teenagers, the figure drops to just 6 percent. A new study by School's Out Washington cites the shortage of such programs, statewide, as part of the reason. In 2007, state lawmakers budget ...Read More

Olympia, WA - There won't be as much hot air escaping from the State Capitol building if new proposals for energy efficiency are passed by the Washington Legislature. Gov. Gregoire has announced she'll support a wide-ranging package of legislation to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, with $455 millio ...Read More

Columbus, OH - There's good news and bad news in the new Ohio Kids Count 2008 Data Book. The annual barometer of child wellbeing in Ohio cites some improvements in the areas of education and safety, as well as an increase in graduation rates for black students, and a drop in the number of kids who e ...Read More

Charleston, WV – West Virginians who may be working hard and not earning a lot of money are being asked to think about their taxes, as part of "Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day," January 30. Theresa Post, West Virginia's Low-Income Taxpayer Advocate, says with the poor economy, ...Read More

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