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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: May 4, 2009

Salem, OR – The H1N1 virus has made its unwelcome appearance in Oregon, with three confirmed cases and 19 more being tested, according to the state Public Health Division. Most of the focus so far has been on human health, preventing more people from being infected with the illness, commonly k ...Read More

Concord, NH - While some Granite Staters are having a difficult time wrapping their minds around the large sums of money being spent by the U.S. government, many of the state's unions and non-profit organizations are celebrating the passage of President Obama's federal budget. Rebuild and Renew Amer ...Read More

Albany, NY - New York state agriculture officials are urging hog farm operators to step up their biosecurity measures as the fast-moving new strain of influenza continues to spread. In email messages sent last week, the New York Division of Animal Industry urged those running the state's 450 commerc ...Read More

Madison, WI - National Teacher Day is Tuesday, and it would be the perfect time to say 'thank you' to that teacher who changed your life. Saying thanks has never been easier; Wisconsin Education Association president Mary Bell says a Web site has been developed by the National Education Association ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - U.S. Senator Arlen Specter's leap from Republican to Democratic Party may provide a filibuster-proof supermajority for Senate Democrats, but many are wondering when his independent streak will show, especially in terms of healthcare. While Specter is called 'fiercely independent' ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - Missouri families are finding themselves in a deepening predicament when it comes to health insurance; a new report from Families USA shows that even when people have coverage, the cost of health care is consuming more of their incomes. The findings show that 1.3 million Missouri ...Read More

Missoula, MT – Wild elk are a wildlife success story throughout the West, with elk numbers up about 65 percent in Montana over the past 25 years. That's according to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, which is celebrating its silver anniversary this year. The nonprofit group funds projects tha ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The 20,000-member Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) is saying "no" to a call for give-backs. Nine major hospitals insist they need to reopen their contracts and renegotiate wages because of increased operating expenses and anticipated budget cuts. To MNA President Linda Slatten ...Read More

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