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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

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It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: November 21, 2011

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Climate extremes are getting more common, a new report says, and the planet is getting warmer. More than 200 scientists from 62 countries worked on the report for the Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The project is seeking ways to manage and reduce disaster ris ...Read More

COLORADO SPRINGS - Legislation introduced in Congress last week would open lands across Colorado and the rest of the nation to the controversial practice known as fracking. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., held hearings Friday on the PIONEERS Act, which would decrease regulations for fracking operation ...Read More

GREEN BAY, Wis. - As more and more people take an active role in the food they eat, a new enterprise in Green Bay is one of the success stories - even in these tough economic times. Lynn Walter is president of the board of the New Leaf Market Co-op. She supports local food for health reasons and bec ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The provisions of the federal Affordable Health Care Act will not be fully in place before 2014. Currently in place, however, are provisions that allow dependents to stay on their parents' policy until age 26, coverage for children with pre-existing conditions and preventative se ...Read More

NEW YORK - Starting around noon today, students at SUNY and CUNY are expected to walkout of class and stage protests in front of administration headquarters in Manhattan and Albany. At Hunter College, Christina Chaise with Students for a Free CUNY says it's wrong that she has to pay more for a lower ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Thanksgiving is Thursday, but with the holiday season around the corner, many children are more focused on their wish list than are taking time to reflect on being thankful. Dr. Robin Gurwitch, a clinical psychologist and professor with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, ...Read More

MIAMI, Fla. - "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation" is out, and none too soon: 2011 has been one of the most costly years on record for extreme weather events worldwide, and the U.S. has had more "billion dollar events" than ever before. Released b ...Read More

BOSTON - That old "taxachusetts" label seems to be going the way of penny-candy and the payphone. Using the latest U.S. Census Bureau data the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reports that in fiscal year 2009, the amount of state and local taxes paid in Massachusetts as a share of total perso ...Read More

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