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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 

President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.

2020Talks - September 24, 2020 

A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: April 12, 2010

HAMDEN, Conn. - Connecticut is marking the Week of the Young Child, through April 17, by focusing attention on the needs of young children and their families. Karen Rainville, executive director of the Connecticut Association for the Education of Young Children, says that besides being an essentia ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Income tax filing day is Thursday, and it shouldn't be ignored - even if a taxpayer doesn't have enough money to pay what's due. That's the advice from Catherine Eckley, who directs the Legal Aid of West Virginia tax clinic. She says filing anyway, even if you can't pay in full, ...Read More

DENVER - AARP-Colorado members from across the state are headed to the Capitol in Denver Tuesday carrying a message that programs for older Coloradans deserve a piece of the budget pie. Jean Nofles is an AARP-Colorado volunteer legislative advocate from Aurora. She says the Older Coloradans program ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With the final death toll at 29 from last week's West Virginia coal mine disaster, a Kentucky environmental group is reflecting on what happened and what the future might hold locally. Lane Boldman is chair of the Sierra Club Cumberland Chapter Mountaintop Removal Mining Committee ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa.- For many years, there's been talk of restoring Chesapeake Bay to its former glory, and because Pennsylvania provides more than half of the bay's fresh water, the state is a key player. Among the work ahead is establishing a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), sometimes called a "pollut ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - Using less is more in the eyes of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC). The PRC has adopted new energy-efficiency rules that encourage electric utilities to look toward becoming as energy efficient as possible before building new sources of power. Rebecca Sobel, execu ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan farmers are increasingly selling fresh fruits and vegetables to school lunch programs - which supporters say links K-12 students to agriculture, as well as provide access to less-processed, healthier food choices while boosting the local economy. Now the state's largest sch ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Old dogs really can learn new tricks. How to train grown-up brains is going to be part of the discussion at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee in Cheyenne. Organizers of the annual competition say spellers often have requested information about how to stay sharp mentally, so a m ...Read More

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