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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 

President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.

2020Talks - September 24, 2020 

A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: February 24, 2011

CONCORD, N.H. - College students from around New Hampshire are expected at the Statehouse today, most to show their opposition to a bill that proposes to alter their voting rights. If House Bill 176 is enacted, students and military members would not be allowed to vote in the towns or districts whe ...Read More

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House has passed budget cuts of $60 billion, but that is only a tiny part of overall federal spending. How to get the budget in balance? North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad chairs the powerful Senate Budget Committee, which puts him at the center of this difficult national problem. ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - The value of Community Health Centers is being touted at the Capitol today, as legislators learn about the primary medical-care system that serves more than one in 10 Idahoans. The clinics are located in 35 Idaho communities, in many cases providing the only doctor or pharmacy for mi ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - Staying healthy is the top concern for Nevadans age 50 and older, according to a survey being released today. The AARP survey finds older Nevadans divided on the wisdom of state budget cuts, but agreeing on areas that should not be cut - with K-12 education topping the list. A whopping ...Read More

CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval stressed the need for shared sacrifice in proposing state budget cuts, but education advocates say teachers are getting hit extra hard when it comes to sacrificing pay. Lynn Warne, president of the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA), plans to tell st ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A concerted effort by a health care coalition has helped push colon cancer screening rates up 10 percent in one year. Denise Kolba, with the American Cancer Society of South Dakota, says they have found that the number-one reason for the increase in cancer screenings is a reminde ...Read More

EAGAN, Minn. - It's estimated that adults spend more than half of their waking hours at work. With that in mind, one Minnesota health company is practicing what it preaches about the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota recently won the CEO Cancer Gold Sta ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia could help ease the effects of its chronic natural-resources boom-and-bust cycles by investing part of the revenue from natural-gas drilling. Projections suggest most natural gas now being drilled in the state will be gone in 30 years. Sean O'Leary, executive direc ...Read More

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