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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.

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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: April 14, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Autism affects an estimated 58,000 Ohioans, and to highlight Autism Awareness Month, individuals with autism, advocates, families and state leaders will gather at the Statehouse for a rally today. The condition is affecting more and more families each day, but treatments and therapi ...Read More

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Wisconsin youth between 8 and 13 years old with moderate to severe asthma can run, jump, swim, climb and have fun while learning more about controlling their asthma. Camp WIKIDAS 2010, for WIsconsin KIDs with ASthma, will be held June 20-25 at Camp Wawbeek, a mile east of Wiscon ...Read More

CHICAGO - Those who are procrastinating on their 2009 taxes are not alone. The IRS says that more than 51,000 Illinois residents who could have received a refund back in 2006 never filed. That's $55 million the federal government will hold onto for them only until April 15th of this year. IRS spo ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - There's more money and awareness now than ever to help farmers who want to sell their own products directly to consumers, with $5 million available through the USDA's Farmers Market Promotion Program. Robert Carlson, the president of the North Dakota Farmers Union, says the grant m ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - If you've checked out new tobacco products lately, you might notice they come in various shapes and forms. The tobacco industry continues to re-invent as the restrictive regulations continue, with little cigars, orbs and strips that appear like breath mints, and even spitless tobac ...Read More

BOSTON - The "Tea Party Express" national bus tour makes a stop at the Boston Common today with guest speaker Sarah Palin, and there to greet the anti-government-spending group will be Boston-based peace organizations. They say they plan to question why Palin and the Tea Party have been vocal oppone ...Read More

NEW YORK - It was almost a year ago that New Jersey became the second state in the nation to offer paid family leave, and now there are federal funds available that could get New York into the act. New York is one of five states experts say could benefit from the program, which can provide more tim ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Mental health workers fought it, but many now embrace the end results. A decade ago, then Michigan Governor John Engler closed most state mental hospitals because of budget constraints, forcing many patients into group home settings. And in recent years, case workers have been trans ...Read More

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