PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: August 20, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children around Missouri are back in school or will be there soon. For some, it's a tough transition as they switch gears from summer to school routines — but it doesn't have to be, according to Dr. Rochelle Harris, a child psychologist at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clin ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Back-to-school time for kids also means greater exposure to more germs and illnesses. So, Community Health Centers across the state are urging parents to get kids checked out and immunized. Adele Young, a pediatric nurse practitioner, knows this time of year can be hectic for familie ...Read More

SEATTLE - Washington's primary elections take place in mid-August, during the dog days of summer, which may or may not account for this week's low overall turnout. The ballot totals by county range from highs of more than 60 percent in Columbia, Lincoln, San Juan and Wahkiakum counties, to lows of 2 ...Read More

RALEIGH, N. C. - An audit of North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) crime lab has investigators calling for the review of at least 190 cases, in which they feel information that would have benefited defendants was either not presented or mishandled. The investigation was conducted by ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. - South Dakotans are growing larger, a trend that concerns health experts. The latest report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows just under 30 percent of the population is considered obese. Joanne Shearer, food and nutrition director at Avera Heart Hospital, Sioux Fa ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Today (Friday) is "Building Bridges Day" at the Iowa State Fair, a special event that the state's 400,000 residents with disabilities are invited to attend. Rik Shannon, with the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council, says it will be a learning experience for people, both with a ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A growing number of adolescents in Ohio are willing to roll-up their sleeves for recommended vaccinations, according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The federal agency's annual National Immunization Survey for pre-teens and teens found that vaccination rat ...Read More

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. - Livestock and dairy producers from across Minnesota met in Redwood Falls this week to voice support for recently proposed USDA rules aimed at restoring market competition and strengthening protections against price discrimination. Meatpackers and corporate livestock and poult ...Read More

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