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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.

2020Talks - August 12, 2020 

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: May 24, 2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Thousands of people with disabilities in the Nashville area were sidelined by the devastating flooding of May 2, when the Metropolitan Transit Authority's downtown terminal and administrative offices were inundated with millions of gallons of water. The AccessRide program operates ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With the murder of Amanda Ross still fresh in the minds of Kentuckians, and a new domestic violence law just passed in her honor, more dialogue on the issue is expected this week. In the Ross case, her ex-boyfriend, former state lawmaker Steve Nunn, is charged in her shooting death. ...Read More

CINCINNATI - With the environmental consequences of our addiction to oil still on display in the Gulf of Mexico, some Ohio companies are touting their plans to lead the way into a "greener future." The Buckeye State is home to manufacturers of everything from wind turbines to electric car batteries. ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - The passage of the U.S. Senate's historic financial reform bill late last week could signal big changes for agriculture, and advocates say that's good news for rural Minnesotans. Under the banking industry's deregulation, investors were allowed to make major over-the-counter trades ess ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Some 50 wordsmiths are sharpening their study skills as they prepare for the AARP National Spelling Bee in Cheyenne next month, and some of them are sharing tips for those who want to compete. Most contestants say they spend time with their noses in the dictionary, and returning 200 ...Read More

MISSOULA, Mont. - A plan to bring $90 million to Montana's "Southwestern Crown of the Continent" region has made the finals list. A proposal detailing restoration work in the state's west-central national forests has just been nominated by the Regional Forester for funding. Scott Brennan, forest p ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Most people get their health insurance coverage from their employers, but in but in states like South Dakota, fewer people are covered in rural areas because of the smaller sizes of many businesses. The federal health reform package passed in March could change that. Steph Larson, wi ...Read More

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