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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: November 16, 2010

DENVER - Although Congress is in a "lame duck" session, one piece of legislation being considered could greatly improve the lives of Colorado children. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act is up for re-authorization. It provides kids from low-income families with healthy meals and snacks in school. ...Read More

LONGVIEW, Wash. - The Cowlitz County Commissioners could have their hands full today, as they take public comments about whether to grant a permit to allow a coal exporting facility on waterfront land in Longview. Conservation groups say the proposal runs counter to the Northwest's longtime goals fo ...Read More

NEW YORK - The ambitious goal is to end childhood hunger in New York and across the nation by 2015. Actor and anti-hunger advocate Jeff Bridges is hoping the No Kid Hungry Campaign will help accomplish that goal. Bridges, along with governors and others interested in the cause, kicked off the nation ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - This week, the clock starts ticking for Idahoans using Medicare. Open enrollment is underway through the end of the year, the only time when those in the 65-plus set can drop or change prescription drug and health care plans for 2011. Genii Hamilton oversees SHIBA for Idaho, a network ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The future of the Internet is being routed through New Mexico. Tonight, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Michael Copps and leaders from the state's diverse populations host a special hearing on Internet access and freedom. Andrea Quijada is executive directo ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Hundreds of thousands of Iowans still smoke, but a recent survey found over 80 percent said they wanted to quit. This Thursday is the American Cancer Society's 35th annual Great American Smoke-out, where smokers can quit for a day to prove they can, or, according to Chuck Reed, Io ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Some 11,000 West Virginians are at risk of losing their unemployment benefits during the holiday season, if Congress lets federal support for extended unemployment insurance expire. But voters favor continuing that support by two-to-one, according to Guy Molyneux at Hart Research ...Read More

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