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PNS Daily Newscast - November 27, 2020. 

A call on state congressional delegations to speed COVID-19 economic relief; a gap in trapping pollution impacts communities of color.

2020Talks - November 25, 2020 

CORRECTED 2:30pm MST 11/25 - Linda Thomas-Greenfield would be the second Black woman in US UN Ambassador role, Susan Rice was the first. Biden nominees speak; how can social media spread less misinformation and be less polarizing. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: October 10, 2011

EDGERTON, Wis. - More than 4,400 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in Wisconsin this year, and nearly 700 women will die from it. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Sandy Mascari-Devitt, Edgerton, is a survivor. She says when you first get the diagnosis, it rocks your world. ...Read More

LIBERTY, Ind. - In just over a year, a unique partnership has been established, as a mental health professional from the Indiana University East campus spends one day a week at the Head Start Program in the town of Liberty in eastern Indiana. Head Start is a federally-funded school readiness program ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Here's something to think about when driving to work or school this week: Nine percent of bridges in Idaho are classified as "structurally deficient." And one in 11 are deteriorating, to some degree. That data comes from Transportation for America (T4 America), along with a price ta ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Good nutrition, mentoring, and high-quality child care in the early years: those are some of the topics for the fourth annual "Step Up for Kids Day" in Casper Tuesday. The mayor will proclaim the day, as experts gather to talk about ways to help set kids on the road to success as adul ...Read More

ASHEBORO, N.C. - Nipping the problem of childhood obesity in the bud, by targeting children aged from birth to five years: That's the strategy of Shape NC: Healthy Starts for Young Children. The program began last year and is now expanding to 10 more communities in North Carolina, a state that has t ...Read More

STEVENSON, Wash. - The Secure Rural Schools Act has provided money to Washington's timber counties to make up for tax revenue they can't collect on their National Forest acreage. But the program expired last month, and the last county payments will be made in January unless it is reauthorized. A n ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - You can buy just about anything online now, but when that purchase is a brand new puppy, how much will you really know about where or how the puppy came to be? Thousands of puppies are bred and sold by large-scale commercial breeders, which critics refer to as "puppy mills." These d ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - The Oregon congressional delegation is cosponsoring new legislation this week to reauthorize what are commonly called "county payments." It is federal money given to rural counties that are made up mostly of national forestland that doesn't generate any local tax revenue. The program e ...Read More

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