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PNS Daily Newscast - August 11, 2020 

Small business owners say postal delays make it harder to survive the pandemic; federal stimulus funding falls short for mental health treatment.

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Connecticut updates its election rules, and two Trump allies face off in Georgia's state runoff. Plus, a preview of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Archive: January 25, 2010

CONCORD, N.H. - Buckling up in the Granite State has become personal for State Rep. Sally Kelly (Merrimack County, Dist. 7). She survived a serious car accident in October of last year - from which she is still recovering - but considers herself very lucky. Kelly was hit head-on by a van that cros ...Read More

CHICAGO - With the Illinois primary approaching, voters are reminded to do their research, exercise their civic duty and get out and vote Tuesday, February 2. For those who haven't been paying attention, there is a lot to catch up on and many candidates to learn about. Jan Dorner, vice president o ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - President Obama says the GOP victory in last week's Senate election in Massachusetts has thrown Washington into something of a frenzy, but he has pledged not to walk away from health care reform. Some are calling the election result a sign that health care reform is dead, or may n ...Read More

PORTLAND, Maine - Mainers are like most Americans in that they have been smoking less over the last 15 years, which has resulted in longer life expectancy and improved quality of life. But a study recently published in the "New England Journal of Medicine" warns that those benefits could be wiped ou ...Read More

MESA, Ariz. - Faced with a 30 percent drop in donations, Mesa United Way has turned to retired volunteers with project management experience to help their member agencies overcome the funding shortfall. United Way president Carol McCormack says the over-55 volunteers don't need a lot of training or ...Read More

SEATTLE - Volunteers in Washington and across the country will spend one night this week counting and surveying homeless people - on the streets, in shelters and soup kitchens, and even in jails. In last year's one-night count, the Washington total was almost 23,000. About one-third of the homeless ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee environmentalists have new ammunition in their fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining (MRCM) after an article published in "Science" magazine confirming that the practice has cataclysmic effects on plants, animals and people. The article says the effects of MRCM ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Social Worker of the Year says for her it's not a job, it's a calling. Paula Taylor is the Community Services Manager for the Marion/Monongalia District of the state Department of Health and Human Resources. She and her staff of about 100 are the people who pret ...Read More

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