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: December 15, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Today is a special holiday, although most people may not realize it. December 15 is "Bill of Rights Day." On this date 220 years ago, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution were ratified. University of Toledo College of Law professor Lee Jay Strang says the Bill of Right ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s Home Weatherization Program has been getting a chilly reception recently, amid accusations of inefficiencies. That's not the case, according to those involved in the state's weatherization network, who say Ohio has led the nation in production and quality sin ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - Wyoming's version of "Let's Make a Deal" is a little too generous, according to a new report which looks at tax breaks and subsidies for businesses. The Good Jobs First study examines state requirements for those investments, and ranks Wyoming 49th out of the 50 states when it comes ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Some were known to shelter workers or local charities, but others were found alone, perhaps known to no one. The homeless who have died in Minnesota over the past year will be remembered during a march and service this evening in downtown Minneapolis. Brian Rusche, executive d ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Supporters of a union for graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota (U of M) are ramping up their efforts with a town hall meeting today on campus. Grad assistant Sara Nelson says unionizing will allow them to negotiate the terms and conditions of their employment on eq ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - As Oregon's unemployment rate inches lower, one factor might be the new crop of construction workers coming out of free training programs hosted by union electricians. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) offers two types of training in the Portland area, both ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Congress continues to wrangle with the extension of unemployment benefits. The House has passed a version that would cut the term of benefits by 40 weeks and require recipients to have a high school diploma. Mark Anderson, president of the South Dakota State Federation of Labor ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A powerful art exhibit opening in West Virginia this week is intended to bring home the cost of the Afghan war to the civilians in that country. Prominent Chicago mural artist John Pittman Weber helped organize "Windows and Mirrors" for the American Friends Service Committee. W ...Read More

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