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PNS Daily Newscast - August 3, 2020 

Negotiations to resume today on a COVID-19 relief package; advocates brace for surge in homeless Americans.

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Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Archive: November 12, 2010

ASTORIA, Ore. - Three packed public meetings on the Oregon coast this week confirmed that creating marine reserves to protect fish and habitat directly offshore is both a popular and controversial idea. All three community teams - in Astoria, Florence and Newport - voted in favor of marine reserves, ...Read More

SEATTLE - It's an idea that, in this economy, is bound to raise some eyebrows. A new book by a University of Washington economist suggests that the way to get education out of its slump is to pay teachers more - a lot more. Dick Startz, Castor Professor of Economics and author of "Profit of Educat ...Read More

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the number one disease that causes disability in young adults. Hope for curing the 400,000 Americans with MS does not lie only in the medicines researchers develop, however. Major advancements are being made in brain-imaging technology that allows researc ...Read More

LUMBERTON, N.C. - With the availability of information on the Internet, reference books are sometimes sparse in North Carolina classrooms. With American Education Week starting on Monday, educators like Rodney Ellis remind us that "old fashioned" books are just as important for his students. Ellis i ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - What is known as the "lame duck" Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., on Monday, which means some members will be finishing the last two months of their term and will not be returning next session. Many see this time as the least productive for outgoing legislators, which is why ...Read More

COVINGTON, Kent. - Seniors will soon be sifting through the options for Medicare Part D, the prescription drug plan, during the six-week open enrollment period that begins Monday. Free counseling is available to help seniors make their decision on which plan to choose. Counselors like Stephanie La ...Read More

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - The federal health reform law provides funding to increase access to care, and $5 million of that money is helping the Generations Family Health Center in Willimantic build a comprehensive new "green" facility. It will serve patients in the poorest and most medically under-serve ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - More than 100 grassroots organizations from Montana and around the country are pushing to get a food safety bill amendment from Sen. Jon Tester served up on the Senate's plate. Food safety legislation is expected to be debated soon. It requires extensive new paperwork to ensure saf ...Read More

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