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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.

2020Talks - August 11, 2020 

Connecticut updates its election rules, and two Trump allies face off in Georgia's state runoff. Plus, a preview of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Archive: November 12, 2009

CONCORD, N.H. - Reducing childhood obesity, stopping cyber-bullying and expanding access to health care for kids are some of the top concerns for the New Hampshire Child Advocacy Network (NH CAN). The coalition of about 100 nonprofits, foundations and advisors met in Concord recently to compile a li ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Great American Smokeout is one week from today, but many Kentuckians who want to quit their tobacco habit probably aren't getting enough help. That's according to a new report, "Helping Smokers Quit: State Cessation Coverage 2009," which shows that Kentucky is one of only six s ...Read More

MADISON, Wisc. - The legislative effort to change the way the secretary of the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is appointed faces a block by Gov. Jim Doyle, who is threatening to veto the bill. Currently, the governor appoints the DNR secretary, but the majority of legislators, former DN ...Read More

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - They've traveled thousands of miles to carry the message to Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids this week: What we do - or don't do - in Michigan to reduce carbon pollution linked to climate change has consequences for people on the other side of the world. Visitors from the South Pacific ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - A new study suggests what goes into our stomachs is affecting our brain power, and certain foods may be linked to the increase in learning disorders in our children. Researchers documented links between diet-related factors like synthetic food dyes, mercury contamination, and mi ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - At first brush it might seem like using virtual reality to train painters is laying it on a little thick. But according to Painters' Union District 53 business manager Rick Hackney, NOT laying it on too thick is exactly the point. With help from a $124,000 state grant, the unio ...Read More

FARGO, N.D. - Hunters do a lot of preparation before they go out into the woods, but it seems the last thing they think about is getting a medical check-up. That's according to Innovis Health emergency room doctor Tony Hamilton, Fargo, who says he has already seen several hunters come in suffering f ...Read More

PHOENIX - Three years after the catastrophic collapse of a major interstate highway bridge, federal transportation spending continues to focus on new highway projects rather than on overdue bridge maintenance and repair, according to a new report. 13 people died and 145 were injured when the I-35 br ...Read More

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