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PNS Daily Newscast - August 3, 2020 

Negotiations to resume today on a COVID-19 relief package; advocates brace for surge in homeless Americans.

2020Talks - August 3, 2020 

Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Archive: May 31, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. - As thousands of homeowners in Virginia continue the struggle to keep their houses out of foreclosure, The Center For Responsible Lending is counting the ways they are not getting "love" from their lenders, compiling a "Top Ten" list of abuses. Paula Sherman, education and training ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - A new Kids Count snapshot of foster care in the U.S. shows a slight decline in the overall number of children in care, but it also shows that the older a child is, the less likely he or she is to be placed in what's considered the best scenario for success later in life. Laura Spee ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - You may still be feeling quite full from that cookout over the holiday weekend, but ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - An effort to de-fund Planned Parenthood in Tennessee apparently has failed, now that Republican leaders acknowledge constitutional problems with the approach. Still, they vow to try again next session. State Sen. Stacey Campfield (R-Knoxville) had tried amending the state's budge ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It kills more than 35,000 people across the country each year - more than breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer combined. However, experts say, only one-third of Americans have even heard of it. Sepsis is a toxic response to infection. One in five people with sepsis die, ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - People may commonly think oil and gas spills only happen off coastlines, but a new report finds that Colorado's Piceance Basin averages about 100 spills every year. The state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission says most of the spills are relatively small, but the analysis from The ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It was a prime destination for many Nevadans and visitors from around the world during the long holiday weekend, but it's a safe bet that few of them knew about the battle brewing in Carson City affecting the future of Lake Tahoe. A bill is being considered that would pull Nevada o ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - There's a battle taking place in Congress over funding for Medicaid, the program that provides health care for low-income people. One proposal would cut over a trillion dollars over 10 years. But a study by the Kaiser Foundation released last week shows that about 60 percent of Amer ...Read More

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