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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: January 27, 2011

MIAMI - A settlement announced Wednesday means endangered and threatened sea turtles will have a "voice" when it comes to development along parts of Florida's coast. At issue was the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) practice of issuing federal flood insurance in coastal storm-surge are ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Opponents of a tort reform measure that Gov. Scott Walker could sign into law as early as today say it will protect nursing homes from lawsuits when they abuse and neglect their elderly patients. Supporters of the law say they want to "improve" the state's legal climate to create an ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Some rivers in Oregon, Washington and California are part of a federal proposal to save a small forage fish that was declared a threatened species about a year ago. Groups that want to protect the fish say the proposal is a start, but does not go far enough. The National Oceanic an ...Read More

OLD GREENWICH, Conn. - The League of Women Voters of Connecticut began 90 years ago, and one of the organization’s top priorities through the decades has been civil and non-partisan political discourse - including today, when many in political life are calling for toning down the rhetoric. L ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - Gov. Susana Martinez is not above the law - that from the state Supreme Court in a unanimous ruling Wednesday. The high court ordered the administration to publish two new sets of rules approved last year, one aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and a second at controlling po ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - While Congress debates changing the health-care reform passed last spring, many people familiar with children's health issues say parts of the new law already are helping youngsters in West Virginia. Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus, a bipartisan children's advocacy group, ...Read More

NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign Team meets today to discuss proposed changes to the health-care safety net as part of Cuomo's plan to cut $10 billion from the state budget. Advocates say cuts in these areas will disproportionately impact people with disabilities, and plan to testify ...Read More

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