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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 


President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.


2020Talks - September 24, 2020 


A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: January 24, 2011

AUGUSTA, Maine - January is National Stalking Awareness Month and, according to the National Center to End Violent Crime, more than three million people over age 18 are stalked each year in the United States. One in four victims reports being cyber-stalked. Julia Colpitts, executive director of the ...Read More

CHICAGO - Mental health experts say that the recent shooting in Tuscon has sparked an interest in violence-prevention and mental health. The National Council for Community Behavioral Mental Health Care says people with mental illness are no more likely to become violent than anyone else. However, Ch ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn) has announced that seven Minnesota biofuel producers will receive nearly $748,000 to expand advanced biofuel production. Franken says the funding will help create jobs, reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil and take the country into the next ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. – School districts everywhere are trying to deal with the problem of bullying. The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is holding a public meeting on the issue on Tuesday in Detroit in light of increasing reports of harassment and bullying. But some say part of the solution is alre ...Read More

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Fracking is an unfamiliar term to most North Carolinians, but environmental groups maintain that Tarheelers should learn about its impact. The word describes a process that involves blasting rock underground with a chemical/water mixture to extract deep pockets of natural gas. The ...Read More

NEW YORK - Movie-lovers look for a four-star review by a film critic. Gourmets search for five-star restaurants. Soon, parents seeking a good preschool or child-care center may have a similar quality-rating system. Amparo Sadler, Central Islip, says her two-year-old granddaughter would benefit fro ...Read More

FARGO, N.D. - Anyone who is concerned about the environment and wants to make a difference can become a citizen naturalist. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has introduced a project called Wildlife Watch in which individuals, groups and families are invited to observe nature and share their ob ...Read More

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Pennsylvania's Highlands provides drinking water for millions, recreation for many more and a home for hundreds of rare plants and animals. Now, a new study says development is a major threat to its well-being. The USDA Forest Service warns that too much development will cut into th ...Read More

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