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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.

2020Talks - August 11, 2020 

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 26, 2010

BOSTON - Where you live and the quality of your health care will be part of the discussion at the State House in Boston today. State Senator Susan Fargo and State Rep. Byron Rushing will lead a presentation and screening of the award-winning PBS documentary "Unnatural Causes" to help highlight the n ...Read More

SEATTLE - The needs in Haiti are many - food and water, shelter, medical supplies and sanitation - but mental health also figures into families' ability to survive after this month's earthquake. This weekend, a Mercy Corps team arrived in Haiti with a mental health mission. The group, with offices i ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The budget crisis has taken center stage in Washington state politics, but today – on Environmental Priorities Lobby Day at the legislature – conservation groups want to convince lawmakers that a cleaner environment and energy efficiency can create jobs. One of the bill ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Volunteers in Minnesota and across the country will spend one night this week counting and surveying homeless people, on the streets, in shelters and at soup kitchens, and even in jails. In last year's one-night count, the Minnesota total was about 9,000. Over 500 of them were veteran ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - It's the start of the drug wars in Minnesota, a struggle between pharmaceutical companies and a broad-based coalition aimed at improving doctors' prescribing skills, reducing the influence of the drug makers, and reducing overall drug spending by consumers. An unusual joint hearing ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The question of guardianship may seem like a simple decision to be made, but being placed under guardianship can have devastating effects for a person with developmental disabilities. It's often seen as the only option when a person needs assistance or support in making decisions, ...Read More

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