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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

2020Talks - August 14, 2020 

Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: September 29, 2010

Bill Reeves wants to protect his favorite fishing hole, and he's gone all the way to Washington, D.C., to do it. He and hundreds of other wilderness advocates are in the nation's capitol for Wilderness Week. They hope to convince Congress to pass pending wilderness legislation, like the California D ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - The struggling economy in Michigan is setting the stage for scam artists who are targeting seniors. In many cases those seniors have lost some return with their retirement investments and are desperate to make up ground. The AARP in Michigan is warning seniors about the growing prob ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The use of laser pointers are widespread, but there are serious concerns about the hazards. Recently the New England Journal of Medicine highlighted the retinal damage a 15-year-old Swiss boy received when trying to create a "laser show" while playing in front of a mirror. The tee ...Read More

CINCINNATI - The U.S. Census Bureau's new snapshot of income and lifestyle trends released on Tuesday shows more Ohioans are struggling and seems to contradict some economists' opinions that the recession has technically ended. The American Communities Survey says the number of Ohio residents living ...Read More

DURHAM, N.C. - With North Carolina's unemployment rate at 10.1 percent, thousands in the state count on nonprofits for supplemental food, health care and education for their children. But a continuing decrease in nonprofit donations is forcing charities to think of innovative ways to survive, explai ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - The numbers from the Census Bureau indicate that no matter what part of the state you look at, poverty is growing, thanks to the recession. The American Community Survey finds more Iowa families in poverty in 2009 than in 2007. Child and Family Policy Center research analyst Anne ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Every year 2,000 Iowa women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Other than skin cancer it is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. But thanks to early detection, a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer has dropped 31 percent since 1989. The American Cancer Society (ACS) th ...Read More

PHOENIX - New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty growing in Arizona. Last week, the bureau reported the state's poverty rate as second-highest in the nation behind Mississippi. Census figures this week show Arizonans increasingly depending on programs like AHCCCS (Access), the state's Med ...Read More

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