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PNS Daily Newscast - October 29, 2020 

Trump supporters left to battle frigid temperatures in Omaha; absentee ballots surge in Tennessee.

2020Talks - October 29, 2020 

The Supreme Court blocks North Carolina and Pennsylvania Republicans from requiring ballots to be delivered by Election Day. And a Texas court is requiring masks at polling places.

Archive: August 5, 2009

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The nation's largest senior advocacy group is speaking out about what its leaders call "a misinformation campaign" to try to derail healthcare reform. Sam Wilson, associate state director for South Dakota AARP, says opponents' claims that the nation's health system is being turn ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Since U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar tossed out the Western Oregon Plan Revision (WOPR) in July, there are questions about which timber sales will be allowed to proceed on federal land in 16 Oregon counties. Recently, Interior Department staffers came to Oregon to check out so ...Read More

WENATCHEE, Wash. - Federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) dollars have trickled all the way into the national forests of Washington, where the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is using them to catch up on a huge backlog of deferred maintenance projects. Ten projects will soon be underway i ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy was the target of a "roast" at a Bayshore restaurant last week when he reportedly made a joke about deporting the restaurant's kitchen workers. As a result, Latino activists will protest outside his office on Wednesday morning. According to organiz ...Read More

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Groups in Florida committed to protecting the North Atlantic right whale say the Navy has made an end run around environmental protections in announcing construction of its Undersea Warfare Training Range off the Florida and Georgia coasts. The site is adjacent to the North A ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - Unless the final federal health care reform agreement includes an optional government-run plan, southern Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva says he'll be voting 'no' on the package. He makes that pledge in a letter to the U.S. House leadership signed by at least 60 other members of Co ...Read More

DENVER - A federal judge's decision this week has thawed a frosty situation for New Mexico nonprofit groups. The case involved direct-mail pieces that were sent out before last year's primary election and had been critical of certain candidates. The state had claimed the educational campaigns - by ...Read More

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