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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 

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

2020Talks - August 12, 2020 

California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: March 26, 2009

Columbus, OH – During tough economic times, money can become scarce for public health programs, even when they can show and quantify positive results. That's why work is underway in Ohio to maintain state funding for "Help Me Grow," the system that supports nurses' home visitation for at-risk ...Read More

Dayton, OH – Dozens of local leaders, immigrants, educators, and activists gathered in Dayton on Wednesday to explore both the dreams - and the realities - of second-generation immigrants in Ohio. Participants at the Second Miami Valley Forum on Immigration spoke frankly about the challenges f ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – A recent survey counted nearly 3,000 homeless people living on the streets in Maricopa County. But that doesn't include people staying in shelters. Jacki Taylor, executive director of the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness, says the real number could be several times higher. ...Read More

Seattle - Early learning programs like Head Start will get a budget boost from federal stimulus dollars. For Washington, that's both good news and bad. About 12,000 children are in Head Start programs around the state - and the state-run equivalent, Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program ...Read More

Jefferson City, MO - Hospitals and health care centers took a big hit from cuts made to Missouri's Medicaid system in 2005, and a new study by the Missouri Foundation for Health reveals that they've passed the cost of care for the uninsured to local communities and those with private insurance. The ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Some Iowa families may not spend as much time as usual in the produce aisle at the supermarket this summer. They have planted "recession gardens" to save money on their food budget. A report by the National Gardening Association predicts a 19-percent increase in home gardening ...Read More

Nashville, TN - Oh, nuts! Just when you thought it was safe to eat products made with peanut butter again - 15 more product recalls have been issued in the past week, in the ongoing attempt to deal with the salmonella outbreak that has sickened 700 and killed nine. In Tennessee, 13 salmonella case ...Read More

Albany, NY - New York groups are among more than 100 organizations forming a nationwide coalition pressing for congressional approval of President Obama's budget. "Rebuild and Renew America Now" is an effort by progressive nonprofits, research groups, unions, and faith-based organizations around the ...Read More

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