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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 

Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.

2020Talks - September 29, 2020 

Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Archive: May 20, 2009

Huron, SD – South Dakota residents have one day left to express their opinion to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about allowing the percentage of ethanol in gasoline to be increased. A broad range of groups representing the ethanol industry and other supporters have come toge ...Read More

New York, NY — It's beach weather today, and many New Yorkers are headed to the Hamptons and other area beaches. But a new report warns that local governments are not keeping up with their 10-year plan to make sure Long Island has quality open space for all to enjoy. About 10 million people ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - As lawmakers in Washington consider a piece of legislation making it easier for more American workers to unionize, Pennsylvania's largest teachers' union calls it a "measure whose time has come." According to James Testerman, president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association ...Read More

State College, PA - It's like having arteries without capillaries. That is how a longtime aquatic biologist in Pennsylvania describes the potential danger for some streams, wetlands and rivers in the state - unless Congress acts to put some punch back into the laws that protect them. Ed Perry wit ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Kids are starting the countdown to summer, but their parents may want to make sure their school break doesn't mean a break from books. Experts warn that "summer learning loss" can leave students months behind in literacy and math skills when they return to school in the fall R ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohio teens have a new "virtual parent:" a website that debuts today. It will provide information to youth preparing to "age out" of foster care, helping them make the transition to adult independence. More than 1,300 Ohioans leave foster care each year. Brandi Scales with the P ...Read More

Tucson, AZ – Loaded guns, including semi-automatic weapons, soon may be openly carried by visitors to national parks in Arizona and elsewhere in the country, under a bill approved Tuesday in the U.S. Senate. Bill Wade, with the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, is a former Shenan ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Minnesota's faith community is calling the just-ended legislative session a "disappointment." DFL leaders and Republican Gov. Pawlenty could not agree on how to close the state's $4.6 billion budget deficit. Brian Rusche with the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition says the br ...Read More

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