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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

2020Talks - September 22, 2020 

It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: December 15, 2010

RICHMOND, Va. - The big tax deal now being debated in Washington D.C. would have a mostly positive impact on Virginia, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis. State lawmakers will likely have to make some adjustments to the state tax structure to make it an eve ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Small community radio stations run by schools, churches and other nonprofit groups could fade to static if Congress fails to act this session. These groups contend they've already faced an uphill battle to keep their lower power FM radio stations, known as LPFM, in the hands of the p ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Buckeye State is joining the ranks of states that are protecting their investments in high-quality pre-kindergarten programs despite their shrinking budgets, according to a new national report that also indicates there's still work to be done in Ohio. Last year, cuts to Ohio's ...Read More

ALBANY, N. Y. - They are the stars of New York classrooms. National Board Certification has been awarded to 131 teachers around the state. Considered "master teachers," it's a status that is not easily attained. One recipient, Lynne Ogren, describes it as "putting her life on hold for a year" to co ...Read More

ALBANY, N. Y. - "Gasland" is a documentary that shows people living near natural gas wells lighting the water from their kitchen sink taps on fire. It's said to be on the short list for an Oscar nomination. Filmmaker Josh Fox spent last summer showing the film in communities around New York State. ...Read More

FARGO, N. D. - An estimated 50 million people put out bird feeders this time of year, to feed and attract birds to their backyards. A bird's diet must fuel a metabolism that can require up to a whopping 10,000 calories a day. So, the kind of food you put out has to not only draw birds, but be nutrit ...Read More

FARGO, N. D. - Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can be draining on the caregiver, and North Dakota is the first state in the nation to provide an innovative program to help caregivers as well as those in their care. The Dementia Care Services Program is provid ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Most people have heard about the dangers of leaving children alone in a vehicle during the sweltering heat of summer, but winter's brutal cold also poses risks to children in and around cars. Dr. Andrew Kiragu, medical director of pediatric intensive care for Hennepin County Medical Ce ...Read More

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