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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: July 13, 2009

Charleston, W. Va. – More workers die on construction job sites than at any other location, according to the National Institute For Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and it's taking a joint effort - by unions, construction contractors and company owners - to bring the accident rates down ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - By the end of the year, more than half a million Californians will find themselves in a "doughnut hole" - and it isn't a sweet place to be. The hole represents a coverage gap in Medicare's prescription drug program that leaves individuals to pay for their own drugs costs while s ...Read More

Madison, Wisc. – Sometimes, "the middle" isn't such a great place to be. For instance, much has been said about the risks of being obese, but when it comes to being overweight - that is, the middle range between normal weight and obesity - the health focus has not been so keen. In adults, bei ...Read More

Nashville, Tenn. - Some toys based on the popular "CSI" television series are contaminated with asbestos. The toxic contents have been confirmed in the mock "fingerprint powder" found in the "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Fingerprint Examination Kit" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Forensic Lab ...Read More

DENVER - The forecast for the beginning of the week in Colorado is HOT. Some areas will be flirting with triple-digit temperatures. That has medical professionals spreading the word to stay cool, stay hydrated and don't overdo it - in order to avoid heat stroke, which can be fatal. Physician Chris ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - There are some 85,000 children in Minnesota who often can't to go to a doctor when something ails them, because their caregivers can't afford it and don't have health care insurance coverage for their children. However, a new bill squeaked through this year's turbulent legislative ...Read More

DULUTH, Minn. – Supporters of limits on concealed weapons fear a surprise move in Congress that would force states like Minnesota to allow virtually anyone to carry a loaded, concealed gun in public. Joan Peterson, the Minnesota spokeswoman for the Million Mom March Northland Chapter, warns th ...Read More

Lyons, Neb. – Are farmers and ranchers age 35 and younger becoming an endangered species? The Center for Rural Affairs says there has been a significant farmer decline in the past 15 years, the most dramatic drop of the last century. According to a 2007 report from the U.S. Department of Agri ...Read More

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