PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: August 28, 2009

ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, Fla. - Sizzling summer heat may be over for this year in Florida, but a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) predicts a growing number of severe heat waves for the Sunshine State, a potentially deadly side effect of global warming. The report estimates by 2080 ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's overwhelmed court system is relying increasingly on community-based organizations to point youthful offenders in the right direction. Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is launching two parallel programs in Tucson, with eventual plans to expand statewide. La'Tresa J ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Nearly 30,000 Kentucky children do not have a place to call "home" each year, according to a new report on child homelessness from the National Center on Family Homelessness. Kentucky comes in 42nd in the state-by-state report, which means only a few states face problems more severe ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Even in a state where electricity is relatively cheap, local governments can save money and reduce their carbon footprints by conserving energy - and local officials in Morgantown say they're proving it. The municipal government is in the middle of a long-term effort to reduce e ...Read More

BEND, Ore. - Oregon 2nd District Congressman Greg Walden will be greeted - and perhaps grilled - today in Bend by a coalition of groups who think he should be doing more to support immigration reform. His Web site does not mention immigration as an issue, and the Republican has been strictly conserv ...Read More

PORTLAND - More than 500 civil rights and public safety groups across the country are asking President Obama to end the "287(g) program," so named because it is Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. It trains and authorizes local police officers to enforce immigration laws. The grou ...Read More

PUEBLO, Colo. - For a completely different approach to the health care debate - and a few chuckles, as well - head to the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo this weekend. A coalition of Colorado groups has been using humor to make the case for health care reform. Rob Duray, a field director for the grou ...Read More

CHICAGO - As the school year begins for children across the state, concerns about the H1N1 flu are prompting safety reminders by physicians and public health agencies. The American Lung Association (ALA) suggests parents explain to their kids the importance of 15-second hand washes, as well as etiq ...Read More

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