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PNS Daily Newscast - August 7, 2020 

The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.

2020Talks - August 7, 2020 

The Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate. Hawaii has a primary tomorrow, but there are only 8 vote service centers.

Archive: March 2, 2009

Durango, CO - Protecting Colorado's backcountry could benefit more than just hikers and wildlife. That's the claim from supporters of a package of new wilderness bills and other legislation scheduled to come before the U.S. House of Representatives soon. The package includes measures to designate ...Read More

Denver - Doctors aren't running scared. That's the finding of a recent report that looks at the notion that physicians are fleeing states without caps on medical malpractice judgments, fearing higher medical liability costs. The report from the American Association for Justice uses data from the Ame ...Read More

St. Louis, MO - There's a move in the Missouri state legislature to ban the use in schools of seclusion rooms for children with disabilities. The proposal comes after a Missouri family spoke out against the use of such facilities, also called time-out rooms, alleging abuse and neglect by the Francis ...Read More

Santa Fe, NM - As lawmakers in Santa Fe continue to seek ways to trim the state's budget, the outlook for struggling schools remains bleak. Educators complain that even before the economic downturn, New Mexico schools were underfunded by 15 percent, according to one of the legislature's own studies. ...Read More

Richmond, VA - The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Virginia will receive more than $100 million for drinking water infrastructure, waste water treatment and pollution control as part of the federal economic recovery package. In deciding how to use that money, a coalition of nonprofit ...Read More

Richmond, VA - This week, thousands of Virginia schoolchildren will take part in the National Education Association "Read Across America" celebration of reading as fun. It kicks off on March 2 to commemorate the birthday of the late Theodore Geisel, the author more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. His b ...Read More

Charleston, WV - A just-released survey of West Virginia service providers finds that during a 24-hour period, nearly 650 adults and children received help with problems related to domestic violence. Angie Rosser, communications coordinator with the West Virginia Against Coalition Against Domestic V ...Read More

Washington, D.C. – About 10,000 college students are expected to converge on Congress today, and more than 150 of them are from Oregon. The rally is part of "Power Shift '09" - four days of workshops about climate change and how young people can advocate in their communities for clean energy. ...Read More

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