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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Biden.

Archive: December 10, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. - Having to make a choice between staying warm and eating is becoming more common in Connecticut, just as old man winter gets ready to pounce. The anti-hunger group, Foodshare, says a growing number of people are faced with deciding whether to pay a heating bill or put food on the ta ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - It's not getting any better when it comes to reducing the rate of medical errors occurring in North Carolina, according to a recent study published in the "New England Journal of Medicine." As a patient in the Tarheel State, you have a 1-in-5 chance of being harmed by a medical mista ...Read More

NEW YORK - What parent wouldn't want to save money on holiday toy shopping and also give their kids an advantage in later life? You can do that for your preschool-age children, say the experts, by skipping the high-tech toys and choosing simpler ones that encourage imagination and creativity. Dana ...Read More

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Flagstaff has joined five Arizona tribes in opposition to uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. The city council has voted 6-1 to support a 20-year moratorium on new mines proposed by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Arizona Wildlife Federation president Tom Mackin ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The US House has completed action on a bill that would delay cuts in Medicare payments to doctors, and has sent it to President Obama. If Congress had not acted, doctors who treat Medicare patients would have seen their payments fall by about 25 percent as of Jan. 1. Cathy McLe ...Read More

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. - Thousands of Kentucky kids are starving for good nutrition, not just empty calories. On Monday, President Obama is expected to sign a bill aimed at improving opportunities for kids to eat healthy meals in schools and child-care settings. Child advocates are rejoicing over the re ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Today is internationally recognized as human rights day, and community groups in West Virginia are celebrating health care as a vital human right. The Rev. Jeff Allen, project director with the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, says human rights day is about how ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A new Wilder Research study on child care in Minnesota reports that parents rate high quality as a top reason for choosing a provider, but nearly one family in three says they have to take what they can get. Richard Chase, the project director for the study, says many families - pa ...Read More

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