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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

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Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: October 27, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS - With one in five Hoosier children living in poverty, efforts are under way to better understand and combat the issue. David Sklar, president of Indianapolis' Jewish Community Relations Council, says there's a need for children in poverty to eat better... "We really need to make sure ...Read More

DENVER - A new provision in health-care reform may prove true the adage about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure. Chronic diseases are responsible for seven out of 10 deaths in America every year, according to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report, and account for th ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - With Virginia lawmakers looking for further cuts in state spending, some have turned their attention to the Virginia Retirement System, the pension fund that covers state employees and public school teachers. But are teachers, their salaries and pensions the right area to consider? ...Read More

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Today, the Wisconsin Senate may vote on a bill that would repeal the ability for victims of discrimination on the job to take their case to civil court. The Equal Pay Enforcement Act became law in Wisconsin in 2009, and the Milwaukee chapter of 9 to 5 Working Women says the proposa ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Planned Parenthood has faced serious challenges in the past year to both its funding and its mission. Tonight at a fundraising gala, the Southern New England chapter is celebrating the life of one of its Connecticut heroines, says the organization's vice president of development, ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Halloween is a great time to talk to children about the importance of good oral health. But after a night full of treats, the real trick for many Ohio kids is getting dental care when they need it. Nearly one in five children does not have dental insurance in Ohio and one in eight h ...Read More

WASHINGTON - When all of the components of the Affordable Care Act are implemented, Missouri families are expected to have more cash on hand. The average Missouri household making less than $100,000 a year will save more than $2,000, according to estimates from Families USA, a health-advocacy group ...Read More

NEW YORK - New numbers are being released today on the role immigrants play in the economy of Long Island. "Very robust" is how David Dyssegaard Kallick, senior fellow with the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI), describes immigrant economic contributions on Long Island. Previewing one of the report's m ...Read More

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