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PNS Daily Newscast - September 23, 2020 

U.S. COVID-19 deaths double in last 4 months as total tops 200,000; poll workers in short supply as Texas registers a record number of voters.

2020Talks - September 23, 2020 

Mitt Romney supports putting a Supreme Court nominee to a vote. Plus, 20 million raised so far to pay court fees and fines for returning citizens to vote.

Archive: February 3, 2009

Kansas City, MO - During "National Burn Awareness Week," Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics is reminding parents and caregivers that fire is just one cause of burn injuries. Children can also be seriously hurt by hot foods and beverages, heating appliances, exercise equipment and hot pots and pan ...Read More

La Crosse, WI - When organic farmers gathered 20 years ago at the first Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Organic Farming Conference, they had no idea they were about to enter the "land of milk and honey," so to speak. As they prepare for the 20th Annual MOSES Conference in ...Read More

Philadelphia, PA – A Pennsylvania group says there's no way to 'fix' the economy unless it includes a prescription to 'fix' the healthcare system. Thousands across the state are losing their access to healthcare when they lose their jobs. Jeff Garis, executive director of Penn Action, says nea ...Read More

Pierre, SD – It's "Children's Day" at the State Capitol, and leading the list of advocates' concerns this year is Gov. Rounds' recommendation to end the "Birth to 3" program, that provides help for South Dakota families with children who have developmental delays or disabilities. Dr. Susan Ra ...Read More

Concord, NH – For years, New Hampshire legislators have said "no" to passing a law that would require adults in the state to wear seat belts. This year, however, their decision is tied to more than $3 million in federal money. This year's adult seat belt law proposal makes its debut at a hear ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Minnesota is trying to work its way onto the "low carbon map." The state would join a handful of others that already have plans to reduce carbon emissions during fuel production, under a new bill being considered by the State Legislature. The proposed Low Carbon Fuels policy would cu ...Read More

Pettus, WV – It's the last mountain -- so don't blow it up. That's the rallying cry today (Tuesday) to try to stop Massey Energy's plan for removing Coal River Mountain to get to the coal. Coal River Valley residents will gather today (Tuesday) at the Marfork Coal Company gate in Pettus, in a ...Read More

Olympia, WA - The Washington House of Representatives made its first pass at budget cuts on Monday, calling them "the early cuts" -- and the Senate takes a look at them, starting today. Advocates for health and human service programs say the laundry list of $300 million worth of cuts doesn't indica ...Read More

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