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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: February 11, 2009

Concord, NH – New Hampshire is getting 1.5 million dollars. It's not a federal stimulus payment, and it's not a bank bailout. It's private money being invested in the Granite State through the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, where it will be lent to small businesses and nonprofits, people r ...Read More

Albany, NY — Hundreds of parents and children's advocates are headed to Albany today to call attention to proposed federal funding and state budget cuts that could mean a loss of child care for 10,000 New York kids. They give Governor David Paterson credit for preserving funding for pre-kinder ...Read More

Tucson, AZ – Authorities in Australia say some of that country’s 200-plus wildfire victims might have survived if they'd evacuated immediately, and an Arizona expert agrees. La'Tresa Jester, disaster services director for Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest, says people in areas pr ...Read More

Denver - Next time you eat out - consider how many sick days the people preparing your meal are allowed to take. A measure being introduced in the Colorado General Assembly would guarantee up to nine paid sick days a year for workers at companies with more than five employees. State Senator Morgan C ...Read More

Salem, OR – Fifteen dollars doesn't buy much these days – but advocates for affordable housing in Oregon say it could make a big difference for low-income renters and first-time home buyers. In the legislature, they're asking that document-recording fees in real estate transactions be ra ...Read More

Salem, OR – As some Oregon school districts threaten to close classrooms early this year because of the budget crunch, teachers from around the state are in Salem today. There, they'll try to convince lawmakers to use part of the state's Education Stability Fund to keep their school doors open ...Read More

Helena, MT – Birds of a feather are moving north together; that sums up the new Audubon report that shows how climate change is displacing birds. In Montana, that means birds common 40 years ago, such as the spruce grouse, are now scarce during the winter, while other formerly-not-ao-often-see ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - When you're in the hospital and hit that call button by the bed, you want to know that a nurse will respond. A bill supported by Pennsylvania's largest union of nurses and other health care workers calls for setting strict limits on how many patients a nurse could have to care for a ...Read More

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