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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 

President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.

2020Talks - October 23, 2020 

The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: February 8, 2011

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Home-care workers say state lawmakers might not be so willing to cut the hours of personal care given to 45,000 Washingtonians who are older or have disabilities, if they knew how badly those services are needed. Today, caregivers will march and rally in Olympia, then meet with indi ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee parents should be wary of too much "screen time." A recent Kaiser Family Foundation study of 2,000 children aged eight to 18 nationwide found they spend an average of over seven hours a day interacting with digital media. Lu Hanessian, mother, journalist and author of ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - More than 3,000 Texans in the 65-plus set are set to make some noise at the Capitol today. They're rallying on the statehouse steps for "Senior Day," and will meet with legislators to try to gain support for aging-services and safety-net programs being targeted in budget cuts. Lue ...Read More

PHOENIX - Children of undocumented immigrants would no longer qualify for Arizona citizenship under a bill that had its first hearing Monday in the state Senate. The bill would redefine the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution so it would apply only to a child with at least one parent who is a le ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Veterans accounted for 13 percent of the homeless living in Connecticut shelters last year, according to a report released today by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness. Domestic violence and plain old poverty were also big contributors. The executive director of the Coa ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Environmental, conservation and clean water groups are concerned about the future of hundreds of projects they say are revitalizing Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes; those projects include many in Ohio. Congress is expected to vote in the next few weeks on funding for the Great L ...Read More

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