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PNS Daily Newscast - October 21, 2020 


A new report sizes up swing states like Michigan; voters with disabilities face new obstacles in Election 2020.


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Democrats weigh boycotting the committee vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee; and concerns over mail slowdowns in 10 battleground states.

Archive: May 17, 2010

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Medical schools teach students how to treat illness and injury, but typically spend little time on the specialized skills required for end-of-life care. Four years ago, Arizona's largest hospice agency, Hospice of the Valley, began training all Maricopa County internal medicine and ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - With thousands of acres of land set to come out of the federal Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), beginning farmers in Wisconsin and several other upper Midwest states have the opportunity to bring the land back into productive agriculture. The rules, announced Friday, will allow th ...Read More

NEW YORK - Looking for a career with both an upside and a "down" side? Studying to become a funeral director might be a worthy undertaking. The state's first bachelor's degree in funeral services administration is being offered at the State University of New York (SUNY) Canton campus. It'll be only ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Over the last decade, West Virginia has made numerous changes to what had been a financially-troubled workers' compensation system. But unions and some attorneys say the state has put so many barriers in front of injured workers that the system is denying legitimate claims. Ch ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Americans everywhere are celebrating - or decrying - the birth control pill, which just turned 50. Connecticut played a special role when the pill first appeared, involving the arrests of prominent health care providers. When the pill debuted in 1960, it was illegal in Connecticut ...Read More

WARREN, Pa. - Six conservation groups in Pennsylvania are coming together to fight for more federal protection for the state's only national forest. The Pennsylvania Wilderness Coalition faces a unique challenge. The USDA Forest Service manages the 513,000 acres of public land on the surface of the ...Read More

DENVER - One of Colorado's largest consumer groups is hoping Gov. Ritter will think twice before signing a bill passed in the eleventh hour of the legislative session last week. The bill would prevent the state public utilities commission (PUC) from regulating voice-over-internet-protocol, better kn ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - Scientists call it the biggest environmental disaster no one's heard of, and they are gathering this week in Colorado to try to change that. Nitrogen pollution from fertilizers and other sources can be detrimental to both water and air quality, experts say, leading to major health a ...Read More

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