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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 

Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: August 24, 2009

PHOENIX - The arts in Arizona may soon be ready to save hearts ... and lives. The Arizona Commission on the Arts will start taking applications next week for 30 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), to be placed in nonprofit arts and cultural facilities. Commission director Robert Booker says so ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The proposed Potomac Appalachian Transmission Highline (PATH) would carry huge amounts of electricity across most of West Virginia and part of Maryland as part of a power company project to feed rising demand on the East Coast, but there are objections to it. Individuals, groups ...Read More

DENVER - Coloradans will get to peek behind the curtain of Capitol Hill Tuesday for an insider's look at what's going on in the minds of decision makers in the health care debate. AARP will be hosting veteran political analyst and publisher of the Cook Political Report, Charlie Cook, for a talk on t ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Everybody knows what it means to recycle, but there are many different cycles to recycling, such as pre-cycling, free-cycling, up-cycling, down-cycling and e-cycling. Amy Hock with Metro Waste Authority says these green cycles can help people save money, make for a healthier en ...Read More

LYONS, S.D. - Good economic news is blowing in the wind for South Dakota. A new analysis from the Center for Rural Affairs says wind power and other energy renewables have huge potential for the Northern Plains. The analysis, which looked at Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota, says The American ...Read More

NEW YORK - It's back to college this week, and for the 400,000 students in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, the recession is hitting hard. There have been cuts in teacher numbers, hiring freezes, and increasing reliance on part-timers. Professors at SUNY are being asked to increase th ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Battle Creek and Kalamazoo have made it easier for ex-offenders to find work, and advocates for released citizens say that's a step in the right direction. The two cities now require vendors to adopt an employment policy that does not exclude people with felonies. The American Frien ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - A "marriage penalty" for people with disabilities is putting some people in the position of having to choose between love and health care. Under current Wisconsin law, anyone receiving Medicaid assistance would lose that funding if they marry someone with just a few thousand dollars ...Read More

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