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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


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Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: July 28, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Child-care costs in Minnesota are the third highest in the nation, based on the price of care as a percentage of the median income for a two-parent family, according to a new report from the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies. However, new laws passed ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - The annual Kids Count report card puts Arizona 40th among the states for the well-being of its children, down one spot from last year. Children's Action Alliance president Dana Naimark says the report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation gives the state especially low marks for child ...Read More

PADUCAH, Ky. - With the President's health care reform proposal still before Congress as lawmakers are concerned about the cost, some AARP members aren't waiting, among them Kentuckian Melba Ray. It was 1959 and Dwight D. Eisenhower was President when Ray last visited the national Capitol. This we ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Serving up soy may be a way to save money and cut the fat, but it could also make you sick. Those are the claims from some Illinois prison inmates who have filed a lawsuit to stop the soy-based meals they say are causing serious health problems. It's a diet idea that's been floated ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - For most teachers in Wisconsin, the summer is anything but a time to just kick back and relax. Many teachers use the time to take continuing education classes to keep their teaching licenses current under state law, while others gather to come up with new ways to get better results i ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Buckeye State remains in the middle of the pack when it comes to a rating of the well-being of its children, jumping two spots to 28th in the annual Kids Count nationwide state rankings. Since 2000, Ohio has improved in five of ten key measurements of child well-bring, but the s ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - There is no question that recycling is good for the environment, but it's also good for Iowa's economy. The recession, however, has forced down commodities prices and in turn the demand for recycled materials such as paper and plastic. Still, Amy Hock with Metro Waste Authority ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans have their chance to comment today on the proposed 670-mile Ruby pipeline that backers say will meet growing demand for natural gas in the Silver State. However, according to Rose Strickland with the public lands committee of the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, it's de ...Read More

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