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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: September 16, 2010

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - One item on Senators' full plates as they return to work in Washington, D.C., this week is a national renewable electricity standard (RES). It would require that a certain percentage of the country's electricity come from sources such as wind, solar and biomass. Missouri voters appr ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new report on children and gun violence is shining a negative light on the Buckeye State. It says Ohio was ranked number 10 in the nation for firearm deaths of children and teens in 2007, with a total of 104 deaths, including 65 homicides. Toby Hoover, executive director with the ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - It's no secret that lobbyists have a big impact on public policy in North Carolina, and today we know who the most influential lobbyists are, thanks to the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research. The Center recently released a survey that found that the lobbying industry ha ...Read More

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - Pregnant women are usually very focused on their health and well-being, but some recent studies, including one in Connecticut, have shown that women get less oral health care when they are pregnant than before or after their pregnancies. Joanna Douglass, a pediatric dentist an ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - It may just be a glimmer, but there could be a light at the end of the tunnel for Minnesota's housing world. Data from the latest "2x4" report from the Minnesota Housing Partnership depicts some continuing hardships for Minnesotans, but reveals bright notes as well. For example, ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Las Vegas judge says he's going to take his time deciding on a trespassing case that could have international ramifications. That's the word from Clark County Judge William Jansen after he heard testimony from some big names, including former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, i ...Read More

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - This month has been declared National Wilderness Month by the president, and there's a Wilderness Festival in New Mexico this weekend to celebrate. It's being thrown by supporters of a bill that was introduced in Congress a year ago to protect the Organ Mountains and other wild ar ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Proposition 110 on the November ballot would amend the Arizona constitution to permit land swaps between the state and federal governments. The purpose for the exchange could be land conservation or to protect the state's military bases from encroaching development that can contribu ...Read More

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