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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: June 4, 2009

Berea, KY - Little steps can make a big difference when it comes to saving energy - and the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development's E3 project is proving it, in a large region of eastern Kentucky. "E3" stands for Energy Efficiency Enterprises, explains Josh Bills, the group's ener ...Read More

Louisville, KY – Volunteer attorneys are standing by to help victims of domestic violence in Jefferson County free of charge as they navigate the court system to obtain a Domestic Violence Order, commonly called a restraining order, against their abusers. Neva Polley manages the Domestic Viol ...Read More

Chicago – Governor Quinn has signed a bill that removes a lot of the legal wrangling involved with personal injury lawsuits against the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). Public Act 96-0012 repeals what many saw as an outdated statute, which required plaintiffs to file a complicated notice with ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – One hour a day outside is the prescription for condition some say is afflicting millions of children this summer - Nature Deficit Disorder. It's a term invented by an author, and used by many, including the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), to describe the condition of too-l ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Where does healthcare reform legislation stand, and what are members of Iowa's congressional delegation saying about it? For answers to those questions and others, Iowans can visit a new Web site created by the Child and Family Policy Center (CFPC). "National Health Reform: I ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Hundreds of Ohioans are expected to flood the Statehouse lawn today, trying to gain the attention of lawmakers who are battling it out over ways to balance the upcoming two-year budget. They're employees and supporters of the state's various health and human service organization ...Read More

Madison, WI – If the Legislature approves the Joint Finance Committee budget, Wisconsin's public schools will experience a budget cut of about $300 million, while the expected $900 million in stimulus money for schools won't fully erase public school shortfalls. But, Dan Burkhalter, executive ...Read More

New York, NY — President Obama's Education Secretary, Arnie Duncan, wants to close thousands of underperforming schools across the country, a process he has already started in Chicago. Duncan says it is part of a national effort to improve education, although some education advocates in New Y ...Read More

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