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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 

Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: March 28, 2011

BOSTON - Supporters of school and public libraries will get their chance to lobby at the State House in Boston today. It's part of the annual Massachusetts Library Association/Massachusetts School Library Association (MLA/MLSA) Legislation Day, an opportunity for members and students from around the ...Read More

SEATTLE - While labor unions - and union-busting efforts - are making headlines elsewhere in the nation, a new union local is being formed on the University of Washington campus without a controversy. The group of about 60 UW lecturers says the move isn't because they're unhappy with their pay or ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Late last week, the Minnesota House and Senate passed Health and Human Services bills that seek $1.6 billion in sweeping cuts to help address the state's $5 billion deficit. Advocates worry that one area of cuts will threaten low-income families' ability to stay in the workforce, i ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Few things are as frightening as an asthma attack, and now a national team of researchers led by Dr. William Busse at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has discovered a treatment that can help make the attacks milder. By using a medication called omaliz ...Read More

DAYVILLE, Ore. - Groceries in Oregon set the average person back about $2.54 per meal, but in some counties, you can add a dollar or more to that figure. A new survey by the anti-hunger group Feeding America shows food prices by county, and the highest in Oregon are in Crook and Wheeler counties. ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - State lawmakers are debating whether the minimum auto liability coverage Nevada drivers need to carry should be raised for the first time since 1954. Assemblyman William Horne (D-Dist. A34) says some Nevadans were driving Edsels and gas cost less than 50 cents a gallon the last tim ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - There's plenty of sniffling and sneezing this time of year in the Buckeye State, but for a parent sitting by a child's bedside it's not always easy to figure out whether it's a cold or seasonal allergies that's causing their little one to suffer. Allergist Dr. Karl Von Tiehl with C ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Redistricting is on the agenda for legislative districts across North Carolina now that the latest population from the 2010 U.S Census have been released, with the information and decision in the hands of the Republican-controlled State Assembly. The makeup of the legislature could c ...Read More

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