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PNS Daily Newscast - August 3, 2020 

Negotiations to resume today on a COVID-19 relief package; advocates brace for surge in homeless Americans.

2020Talks - August 3, 2020 

Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Archive: May 13, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. - An expert on victim compensation following oil spills predicts many years will pass before victims will see any significant compensation for loss of property or income as a result of damages from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Adding to the challenge, she says, is a $75-million fe ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - According to a new report released by Families USA, more than 230,000 New Hampshire residents under the age of 65 have what insurance companies deem "diagnosed preexisting conditions." These conditions run the gamut from cancer to diabetes, and are still the basis to be rejected for ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - While the unemployment rate for workers over age 55 is slightly lower than the overall rate, it is still higher than it has been in 60 years, according to AARP Oregon, and older workers tend to be unemployed longer than younger ones. However, at a Wednesday seminar in Salem, participan ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Arizona's hotly debated new immigration law is raising the interest of at least two Michigan legislators, who say they want to introduce similar legislation in their state. But supporters of immigration reform are already gearing up to fight the move by Reps. Bill Rogers and Kim Mel ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Anti-texting safety messages are everywhere - on the airwaves, on buses, around family dinner tables - but a new program promoting maternal health encourages expectant moms to text. The program, called Text4Babies, provides timely health tips to pregnant women and new mothers, key ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The race is on to protect birds threatened by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico; birds that would also be finding their way to other locations. Last month's oil rig explosion couldn't have come at a worse time for the thousands of brown pelicans, egrets and other birds ...Read More

SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands of charitable and religious organizations in Washington will lose their nonprofit status next week if they don't turn in some paperwork to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). For larger groups, filing a "Form 990" with the IRS is nothing new, but Congress has changed the l ...Read More

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - In an effort to protect Florida businesses hurt by BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gov. Crist signed an emergency order Wednesday to cut red tape for local governments providing relief, and he asked the Small Business Administration to provide low-interest loans. Speaking ...Read More

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