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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.


2020Talks - August 12, 2020 


California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: October 29, 2010

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's rural voters face many of the same issues at election time as urban voters, but a national expert on rural issues says the problems tend to be worse in rural areas. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, says jobs, health care and economic r ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Forgetting to register is not an excuse in Wyoming. The Cowboy State allows eligible voters to register, and vote, on Election Day by bringing acceptable identification to their polling place. Federal, state and county races are on the ballot. Kate Wright, executive director of the ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - He has a campaign website, Twitter feed and Facebook fan page, but you won't find Jack Phillips listed on the ballot at any voting booth. He's a fictional candidate developed by AARP, with the idea that these midterm elections should focus on the issues, not on personal attacks on ca ...Read More

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tuesday's midterm elections outcome is seen as important as it relates to the fate of a bill that would increase the number of medications available to patients under the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. Currently, Medicare does not cover prescriptions that do not have FDA a ...Read More

No cuts, please -- Californians like, and depend, on their Social Security. That's the consensus of a new survey of more than 400 registered voters aged 40 and above who put protecting the Social Security system among their top two issues of personal importance. Creating jobs was their number one co ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn.- Most women spend about 30 years of their lives using birth control, and that fact is part of the basis of a study being undertaken by the Institute of Medicine to help decide if prescription methods of birth control can be considered preventive care, and thus be eligible for purch ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Campaign cash is still flowing into the race for superintendent of public instruction, with the latest filings showing a total of almost $300,000 for both candidates: incumbent Republican Tom Luna and challenger, Boise School District Superintendent, Democrat Stan Olson. Idaho's 200 ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Halloween weekend and the last weekend before Election Day is a perfect recipe for "scary" election advertising taking over the airwaves, according to AARP Idaho spokesman David Irwin. AARP is conducting the state's largest voter education effort, and he reminds Idahoans that advert ...Read More

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