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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 24, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Flu season has arrived, and while anyone can contract the influenza virus, doctors say children are especially susceptible. A pediatrician at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Scott Callahan, says while generally mild, the flu can cause complications that can lead t ...Read More

PORTLAND, Maine - Thursday is Thanksgiving, when thousands of Mainers will take to the roads to visit friends and family. If they were driving cars that got at least 60 miles per gallon, they would save more than $900,000 on that day alone, according to a new report. Environment Maine released th ...Read More

BOSTON - If you have ever wondered about the money that big pharmaceutical companies are doling out to doctors, wonder no more. Massachusetts residents can now look at a new on-line database to see how much money drug companies are paying and which doctors are on the receiving end. According to G ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As Kentucky's Medicaid rolls swell by about 3,000 new beneficiaries a month, and a legislative task force examines ways to control costs, a Kentucky group has some ideas to lend. Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, says they're learning from ru ...Read More

BELULAH, N.D. - This is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and thousands of North Dakotans have the disease. One out of every three babies born this year will develop diabetes in their lifetime, and the cost of the disease is staggering: The average diabetic spends $6,000 every year treating the ill ...Read More

RAPID CITY, S.D. - When detected early, diabetes can be easily treated. Left unchecked, however, it can be debilitating - or even a killer. A new report from United Health forecasts that at the current rate of increase, diabetes could cost Americans $3.4 trillion dollars in additional medical costs ...Read More

DENVER - Higher tuition bills, crowded classes and fewer course options. That's one scenario facing students in Colorado's state-funded universities and colleges if state aid to the schools is cut in half. The Colorado Commission on Higher Education calls it the "doomsday scenario" - a worst-case ou ...Read More

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