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PNS Daily Newscast - May 27, 2020 


Four Minneapolis police officers fired following the death of a black man; and a federal lawsuit claims New Yorkers with disabilities excluded from expanded absentee ballot plan.

2020Talks - May 27, 2020 


Republican governors in Georgia and Florida offer their states as alternatives to North Carolina, after President Trump expresses impatience about talks of a more limited Republican National Convention because of the pandemic.

Archive: September 14, 2009

MANCHESTER, N. H. - Americans are overloading their diets with added sugar that can result in some not-so-sweet consequences down the road. A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) contains specific guidance about limiting sugar consumption. It includes information about ...Read More

BOSTON - The charter schools legislation recently submitted by Gov. Deval Patrick isn't making the grade for some educators and school operators in the Commonwealth. One proposal raises the cap on charter schools, which also means raising the number of schools that are permitted in the lowest-scorin ...Read More

Pennsylvania senator and brain cancer survivor Arlen Specter holds a Senate committee hearing today (Monday) on the possible health risks of cellular phone use. At the same time, an international conference also being held in the nation's capital examines the scientific research on cancer risks link ...Read More

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - It took authorities weeks of investigation, but finally James Wright, a nurse's aide at a Virginia nursing home operated by Murfreesboro-based National Healthcare Corporation (NHC), is in jail facing charges of sexually assaulting female patients at the facility over a seven-ye ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Ask and you shall receive. That's exactly what advocates for Michigan children facing mental health challenges are hoping. The Association for Children's Mental Health (ACMH) is hoping to find 10 people between 16 and 25 years old to become the membership of a statewide Youth Adviso ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - The solutions to Wisconsin's energy problems don't always have to be complicated and steeped in high tech. A new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy indicates that people just doing a better job of not wasting energy could have a huge impact. The report say ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA - Today (Monday), Pennsylvania senator and brain cancer survivor Arlen Specter holds a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing to focus on whether cellular phone use causes health problems. At the same time and also in the nation's capital, attendees at an international conference will examine ...Read More

DAVENPORT, Iowa - The harvest season is underway in some communities around Iowa where public spaces like parks and street easements have been put to work as gardens. Darrin Nordahl, a city designer in Davenport, thinks there should be more of that, and he has written a book called "Public Produce: ...Read More

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