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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 

Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: June 4, 2010

BEND, Ore. - Sen. Ron Wyden brings a touch of Congress to Bend today with a hearing on his "Oregon Eastside Forests Restoration, Old Growth Protection and Jobs Act." The legislation was introduced in Congress in December after more than a year of negotiations between timber companies and conservatio ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - Get out and walk New Hampshire - it's good for you. That's the message from the fifth-annual Walk New Hampshire campaign - a statewide effort to get kids and adults motivated to get outdoors and get moving. Shawn LeFrance is the executive director for the Foundation for Healthy Com ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Kenn. - Kentucky's recent move to lead the way in adopting a new set of national education standards, released this week, is being hailed by the state's largest educator's union. The Common Core State Standards lay out what kids should be learning, and by when, regardless of whether they ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. - A group committed to probing issues not traditionally covered by mainstream media in Pennsylvania is using a multi-pronged approach to getting that accomplished. Todd Wolfson, assistant professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University, says the Media Mobilizing P ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - An estimated 250,000 older Iowans who fall into the Medicare Part D "doughnut hole" this year may soon be getting a check in the mail for $250. The rebate checks are part of the new health care legislation passed this year by Congress. The first checks go out June 10 to those who ...Read More

TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe-based Childsplay is going international. The non-profit professional theatre company has performed for young audiences and their families across Arizona for 33 years. A third national tour is also planned. But this fall, managing director Steve Martin says a Childsplay company w ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - The first round of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants from the federal government is being hailed as good news for Michigan's environment and for its economy. Organizations from the eight Great Lakes states competed for money from the EPA with Michigan taking a majority of th ...Read More

DENVER - As Congress prepares to get back to work in Washington on Monday, services that impact many Coloradans face an uncertain future. That's because the House of Representatives failed to extend critical federal funding for states before its long Memorial Day recess. Terry Scanlon, analyst for ...Read More

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