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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 

Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

2020Talks - August 13, 2020 

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: December 15, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Good child care is critical for the American economy. That's among the conclusions of a recent study by Cornell University, which shows that investing in child care provides a good short-term boost, by pumping up direct employment and by supporting parents who are in the work force ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - The countdown to Christmas has begun and, for the person who has everything, there is one gift with international importance, to fit almost any budget. A Mercy Kit sends donation money to a Mercy Corps program selected by the donor in any of 40 countries. Seth Rue, assistant progr ...Read More

FARGO, N.D. - The American Heart Association believes that everyone should know CPR, so to make sure the youngest North Dakotans can perform the life-saving technique, the AHA is launching the "Be the Beat" challenge. It is going out to all school basketball teams in the state, where every school ha ...Read More

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - The big United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen is moving into its final phase as it prepares to wind up at the end of this week. Among those taking part is North Dakota Farmers Union president Robert Carlson, who is there representing the International Federation of ...Read More

NEW YORK - Education advocates want Governor David Paterson to clarify his decision to delay school aid payments to public schools and let New Yorkers know how long a delay he intends. They are up in arms after the Governor delayed $750 million in state payments, including $582 million to public edu ...Read More

LANDER, Wyo. - Wyoming has been put on notice by federal authorities - again - with regard to the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) plan to reduce pollution haze that comes from coal-fired power plants and trona mining operations in the state. Trona, extensively mined in Wyoming, is a ...Read More

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