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PNS Daily Newscast - October 28, 2020 

A technical error rejected your ballot? Take action. Plus, doctors sound off on harmful health impacts of tailpipe emissions.

2020Talks - October 28, 2020 

The window is closing to mail ballots in states like GA, MI and WI that require them to be received before Election Day. Experts recommend going in-person if possible.

Archive: March 9, 2009

As debate continues over the renewal of the national No Child Left Behind Act, research released today by the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice shows why the law's goal of narrowing the school achievement gap hasn't worked in Illinois. The reasons for that lack of success have t ...Read More

St. Paul - Children who have acceptable levels of lead in their blood can still suffer developmental effects, and declining levels of lead poisoning in children should not make parents and government leaders complacent. That's the advice from the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA), w ...Read More

Boise, ID – A little something has been missing from Idaho women's paychecks – and it amounts to a 40 percent dent in salaries. According to statistics quoted by the Idaho Women's Network (IWN), the state's female workers earn only 62 cents for every dollar a man earns in the same job wi ...Read More

Boise, ID – Wolves officially are being removed from the endangered species list again, but it could be temporary. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is expected to present a wolf management plan, and if it looks like the last one, it will be back in court, wolf advocates say. On March 6, ...Read More

Boston, MA – This is "Patient Safety Awareness Week," and this year's focus is on creating partnerships between health care professionals and patients in Massachusetts. Dr. Edward Bailey, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at NSMC North Shore Children's Hospital, wants everyone to keep me ...Read More

California and the wild, wild West would "make out like a bandit" in a massive federal lands bill that could receive final congressional approval this month. The legislation would protect land in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, desert and mountain areas of southea ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – A smoke-free bill that would have banned indoor smoking in public places to protect public health has run out of time, even if legislators were to get back the extra hour Daylight Savings eliminated Sunday morning. HB 31 has no chance of resuscitation before the session ended, a ...Read More

Helena, MT – Montana wolves are making the "de-list" again. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced wolves will be removed from the Endangered Species List in Montana and Idaho - though not in Wyoming, because that state doesn't have a management plan in place. There's already talk of ...Read More

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