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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: July 21, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Popular toy sets based on the CSI TV series are contaminated with asbestos, and people who have the sets are being advised to get them out of their houses. Asbestos has been confirmed to be present in the fingerprint powder included in the "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Fingerp ...Read More

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - First reports are promising as scientists work to re-establish an endangered fish species in the Grand Canyon. The small silvery fish, humpback chub, lived for millions of years in the Canyon, until Glen Canyon Dam cooled the water and altered the flow of the Colorado River. Combi ...Read More

CHICAGO – Illinois prison inmates say the food is making them sick -literally. The state prison system switched to soy-based meat-substitutes and other foods about seven years ago – promoted as a way to save money and cut out fat in the diet. But since the soy-intensive meals started, a ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Sage grouse need peaceful sagebrush country to successfully breed, and habitat improvement projects in the name of reducing fire hazards, improving grazing lands, or even improving habitat for sage grouse can mean reduced bird populations. That's the suggestion in a new study of sag ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The nation's health care system is about to undergo a major overhaul, and a South Dakota doctor newly appointed to the Midwest Affiliate board of directors of the American Heart Association says the AHA is getting involved by promoting healthier lifestyles to reduce costs. Dr. ...Read More

EAST LANSING, Mich. - You may not care for the rain or the recession, but mosquitoes in Michigan are loving it, and now experts are predicting they'll be coming on strong for the rest of the summer. Mosquitoes develop in water, and so the standing water in people's yards, from puddles to bird baths ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Inaction by the state Senate means Legal Aid services across New York are short millions of dollars. For the first time ever, the Senate approved the civil legal services funding, but then recessed without voting to authorize actual spending of the funds. Legal aid offices in every ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee schools do not spare the rod. A new report covering the 2006-2007 school year shows that Tennessee ranks sixth in the nation in the number of spankings in schools, with more than 14,000 paddlings carried out in that period. Barbara Nicholson, a former teacher and presi ...Read More

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