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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 

Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.

2020Talks - September 30, 2020 

Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: January 31, 2011

ALBANY, N.Y. - New Yorkers fighting foreclosure are facing a "perfect storm" as a state budget crunch could wipe out free foreclosure counseling and assistance just as the recession threatens more mortgage-holders' ability to stay above water. Hilary Lamishaw of Troy, who helps coordinate the couns ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Teachers across North Carolina will wear red to work on Tuesday, as a visible reminder of what's at stake as the state tries to balance a $3.7 billion budget shortfall. Lawmakers are trying to make up the deficit, but Larry Nilles, president of the Wake County chapter of the North C ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Several pieces of proposed state legislation this session are aiming to give ex-offenders a true second chance at living successfully in the community. One, known as "ban the box," would require private-sector employers to remove questions about criminal history from their job app ...Read More

AUGUSTA, Maine - Groups backing protection of Maine's natural resources are reeling from Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to roll back 36 environmental rules and regulations and open 10 million acres of northern forestland to development. His announcement, coming shortly after a roundtable where advocat ...Read More

WHITEFISH, Mont. - A federal district judge has cleared the roadblock on the U.S. Forest Service's Badger-Two Medicine travel plan. The agency banned motorized access in most of the area to protect fragile zones from damage and out of respect for the Blackfeet Tribe, which twice passed resolutions ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - Nevadans looking for ways to save money during tough times may not have to spend hard-earned dollars to get their taxes prepared. Free tax assistance is available for low- and middle-income wage earners across the state. Gil Yanuck, a retired chief executive officer, has volunteered for ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite federal and state laws that guarantee their right to live and work in their chosen communities, people with disabilities struggle to find quality employment. According to research from the National Disability Rights Network, they face barriers such as segregated work, shelte ...Read More

SNOHOMISH, Wash. - You're not getting any younger - and neither is your house. The newest remodeling trend is to add a few touches that will help you, your aging parents and friends negotiate the space safely and comfortably. The concept, known as universal design, is taking hold in Washington. It ...Read More

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