PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: November 16, 2011

CLACKAMAS, Ore. - A new report from Pew Social Trends is generating some generational controversy in Oregon. But it's misunderstood, according to AARP Oregon. The Pew study shows that older folks have a higher net worth than do younger families. AARP Oregon state director Jerry Cohen says the data ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan residents who are ready to kick the smoking habit can join millions of others nationwide Thursday during the annual Great American Smokeout. The American Cancer Society hopes smokers will set aside Nov. 17 each year to make a plan to quit, a decision it says can add up to ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A trusted, popular figure accused of child sexual abuse - with associates accused of covering it up. That description of the Penn State case is a typical child-abuse scenario - but the abuse can be prevented, and the Gem State has an active anti-abuse campaign. In more than 90 perce ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Support for environmental issues is waning among members of the Connecticut General Assembly, according to a watchdog group's annual scorecard released Tuesday, but the downward trend is not enough to seriously undermine the state's record as an environmental leader. Lori Brown, e ...Read More

ALAMO, Texas - Worker-rights groups around the state are shining a collective spotlight this week on the problem of wage theft, confronting businesses which have a history of shortchanging vulnerable employees. The groups are encouraging workers to report abuse and urging officials to enforce new la ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Some of Minnesota's child-care workers will have a chance to unionize. Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday ordered that balloting take place within the next two months. Those who will weigh in are licensed and state-subsidized providers such as Lisa Thompson of St. Paul. "By joining toge ...Read More

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