PNS Daily Newscast - July 7, 2020 

The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 

Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Archive: October 31, 2011

ASPEN, Colo. - Campaign contributions by the controversial Koch brothers of Wichita, Kansas, are tied to decisions in Washington which directly impact environmental policies in Colorado, according to a new report. The investigation was conducted by the Colorado Independent - and it found that the Ko ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Staying independent is important to older Americans, and being able to drive safely is a skill that sometimes needs attention. In November, AARP is honoring veterans and their service to the country by offering a free driver-safety class to veterans and their spouses. Les Penc ...Read More

ST. CLAIR, Mich. - The lines are long and the demand is great at food pantries across Michigan, but humans are not the only ones in need. A growing number of pet food pantries collect and distribute kibble, treats and pet litter to families who struggle to feed their four-legged members. Sharon Go ...Read More

SEATTLE - The Sunlight Foundation has organized Halloween visits by members of more than 30 grassroots groups to local congressional offices, to call attention to the "scary" secrecy of the Super Committee. Political watchdog groups say the budget-cutting committee's real work is being done out of t ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Plenty of young people are interested in getting a start in farming or ranching, but they must overcome a huge array of obstacles. To give them some help, the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act (S1412) has just been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. In the p ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Clearing Florida's bulging prison population is the topic of the state House Criminal Justice Subcommittee. The debate is about HB177, a bill to provide early release for non-violent drug offenders who are currently clogging prisons and crimping the state's budget. Rep. Ari Porth ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - About 100 people die by suicide every day in the United States. We need to do better than that, says Thomas Joiner, a national expert on the subject who will be the keynote speaker at a statewide conference on suicide prevention in New Hampshire this week. Joiner says questioning w ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - The documentary, "Mitchell 20," has its national premiere on Nov. 4 in New York. The film is named for 20 teachers at Mitchell School in the Isaac district of inner-city Phoenix. It tracks the efforts of teacher Daniela Robles to inspire her colleagues to achieve National Board Cert ...Read More

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