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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


2020Talks - October 1, 2020 


Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: April 23, 2009

St. Louis, MO - Missouri ranks third among the nine states that are contributing more than 75 percent of the nutrients to the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Excessive nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, can cut off oxygen ...Read More

Charleston, WV - On Earth Day, April 22, Boone County native Maria Gunnoe was one of seven people around the world to receive this year's prestigious Goldman Prize, sometimes called the Nobel Prize for environmentalism. The coal miner's daughter and former waitress with long roots in southern West V ...Read More

Tallahassee, FL - More than 2,500 people, or about seven each day, took their own lives in Florida in 2007. That was twice the number of Floridians who were murdered and many more than those who died of AIDS. In fact, Florida ranks third highest in the nation for its number of suicides, and counsel ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA - The American Library Association has released its newest list of the "most complained about" books in school libraries. Leading it off is a book aimed at kids, featuring two male penguins trying to start a family. Some conservative religious groups have criticised it as promoting ga ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Virginia clergy will testify before Congress today, urging members to increase funding to help other countries adapt to climate change. The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is considering a climate-change bill that would limit greenhouse gases, create a system to sell pollutio ...Read More

Nashville, TN – The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) decided on Wednesday to allow over-the-counter sale of Plan B, the morning-after emergency birth control pill, to 17-year-olds. The previous age requirement was 18. Mark Huffman of Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee says his ...Read More

Edina, MN – As health care costs continue to rise, the American Heart Association is offering advice about how to trim those medical bills. The Association's Minnesota spokeswoman, Elizabeth Warmka, says it's a matter of staying healthy, and the prescription for that is to be active and watch ...Read More

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