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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 

A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.

2020Talks - August 5, 2020 

Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: January 6, 2009

St. Louis, MO - Rallies across Missouri this week are calling for quick action on national economic recovery efforts. Joan Suarez with Missouri Pro-Vote says people are losing jobs, homes and health coverage every single day, and it's time for Missourians to let their voices be heard. She hopes Cong ...Read More

Madison, WI - The issue of workers' rights is heating up again, as Wal-Mart has agreed to settle 63 lawsuits alleging it underpaid workers across the country. Some people are suggesting the Wal-Mart settlement offer is aimed at blunting the proposed Employee Free Choice Act, which Congress is expect ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Thousands of Tennessee children will spend their time this winter inside playing video games or watching outdoor events on television, when they could be enjoying the outdoors themselves. Michael Butler with the Tennessee Wildlife Federation says this state has more opportuniti ...Read More

Concord, NH – New Hampshire leads the nation when it comes to preparing for emergencies, according to the Trust for America's Health report, "Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism." All states were ranked on what they have done to be ready to r ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Now that the holidays are over, Christmas trees are coming down. The once-decorated trees across Iowa are now past their prime and need to be removed before they become a fire hazard, but your tree can have a second life after the holidays; it can be reused instead of tossed o ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Budget decisions are expected to dominate the Minnesota Legislature, which begins its 2009 session today. The state faces an almost five-billion-dollar two-year deficit, and lawmakers say they'll try to cut back on spending. Former state representative Doug Peterson, who now hea ...Read More

Boise, ID – Idaho continues to be seated at the back of the class when it comes to state investment in students, according to the new National Education Association report, "Rankings of the States 2008 and Estimates of School Statistics 2009." The report shows that the Gem State consistently s ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Every day, many older Ohioans face situations that require an attorney's help, but a recent survey shows that often they don't get legal assistance because of the the cost. According to the survey released by the AARP, the primary legal issue for the sixty-plus set is keeping q ...Read More

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