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PNS Daily Newscast - September 23, 2020 

U.S. COVID-19 deaths double in last 4 months as total tops 200,000; poll workers in short supply as Texas registers a record number of voters.

2020Talks - September 23, 2020 

Mitt Romney supports putting a Supreme Court nominee to a vote. Plus, $20 million raised so far to pay court fees, fines for returning citizens to vote after being incarcerated.

Archive: June 3, 2009

Des Moines, IA – Back when many of Iowa's first communities were built, every amenity from parks to grocery stores was within walking distance, and sidewalks were common. Today's new developments are miles from such places and have no sidewalks at all. The American Academy of Pediatrics and ...Read More

Carson City, NV – Nevada's record-setting veto session is over, and education is one area where lawmakers successfully fought back. They were able to restore almost $300 million that Gov. Gibbons had axed from the budget. The session began with Nevada facing a $2 billion deficit and the govern ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA - Times are tough in Pennsylvania. The American Civil Liberties Union wants to make sure people don't lose their jobs because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, and a bill working its way through the Pennsylvania ...Read More

Portland, OR – Climate change has become an issue for working families in Oregon and throughout the West. This week, Western Climate Initiative (WCI) officials came to Portland to meet with union leaders and talk about ways to protect the environment while maintaining high-quality, living-wage ...Read More

Chicago, IL - The American Heart Association wants 1 million people to learn how to save a life, so the organization has designated this "National CPR Week." Physician David Adriansen, the American Heart Association training coordinator, says more people trained in the life-saving technique are need ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Tim Pawlenty's decision to step down as governor after his second term is no surprise to Minnesota labor leaders. Minnesota AFL-CIO representatives welcomed the news and took the opportunity to blast Pawlenty's legacy. AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer Steve Hunter says the governor's ste ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Minnesotans in need of nutrition have a new tool. The "Minnesota Food HelpLine" is now active - a service designed to provide vital information to those at risk of hunger. Jill Hiebert with Hunger Solutions Minnesota says it will help determine eligibility for food support and ...Read More

Flagstaff, AZ - As foreclosures rise and home prices drop, analysts say first-timers are becoming the largest segment of the surging Arizona home-buyers market. Helen Ferrell heads Both Hands, a nonprofit housing agency in Flagstaff. She says the trend started when mortgage interest rates dropped as ...Read More

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