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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 

President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.

2020Talks - October 23, 2020 

The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: October 25, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. - On Wednesday, the Woman's Right to Know Act takes effect in North Carolina. The law mandates a 24-hour waiting period before a woman can have an abortion, among other changes. It also requires that the state create a website to refer women to crisis pregnancy centers. However, a ne ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Every October, pink ribbons dot the Michigan landscape in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while most women are aware of recommendations to get mammograms to detect any abnormalities early, many do not follow that advice. Breast cancer, though highly treatable when found ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - During this week's veto session of the state legislature, Illinois lawmakers are being asked to override Governor Pat Quinn's veto of the "smart grid" legislation. It would pay to upgrade the state's electrical system through automatic rate hikes. Consumer groups don't like the ...Read More

HAMDEN, Conn. - Voting fraud by individuals posing as someone else in order to cast a ballot is almost non-existent, and yet 14 state governments have passed laws in the past year that they say will protect the integrity of the process by requiring proof of citizenship or photo IDs for voting. Conne ...Read More

DENVER - Colorado tourism boards brag about the state's 300-plus days of sunshine every year, and a new report finds the state is doing a good job transforming it into renewable energy. The "Smart Solar" report from The Wilderness Society calls Colorado a national leader for requiring that 30 percen ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's recent political and policy shifts might have undermined clean-energy development and job creation. Howard Learner, executive director of the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), says it's a distinct possibility. The Center's new study of Wisconsin's solar and wind ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite the trauma and challenging family dynamics they may have experienced growing up, many young people in Ohio have transitioned out of foster care to lead successful lives and become role models for others. Dauntea Sledge of Columbus, who was in and out of care for more than a ...Read More

MORRIS, Minn. - It looks like a new national farm bill could emerge in Washington in the days ahead, and the Center for Rural Affairs is giving people in Minnesota and the Dakotas a chance to get up to date on it. Traci Bruckner, assistant director of the Rural Policy Program at the Center, says t ...Read More

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