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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.

2020Talks - August 13, 2020 

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: May 5, 2011

STAMFORD, Conn. - Connecticut is the sixth most expensive state for rental housing, according to a new report. Betsy Crum, executive director of the Connecticut Housing Coalition, says the "Out of Reach" report shows that the hourly wage a family must earn for a two-bedroom apartment that costs no ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire House passed a measure Wednesday that prevents employers and workers from passing along a share of the cost of collective bargaining to non-union workers. Those "agency fee" costs typically involve legal fees and other direct costs of negotiating a contract. Suppo ...Read More

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Airline pilots use checklists to make air travel safe, and now Nevada lawmakers are debating a measure that would require local medical facilities to use checklists to safeguard patients. Assembly Speaker John Oceguera (D-Las Vegas) is sponsoring the Patient Protection Checklist ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Hundreds of thousands of Americans, including 36 Arizona groups, have weighed in to support a federal proposal for a 20-year ban on new uranium mining claims on 1 million acres near Grand Canyon National Park. A public comment period has just ended. The Obama administration is expec ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Although this is National Teacher Appreciation Week, not all Texas teachers are feeling the love. The Texas House is expected to take up a bill today that would give local school districts greater flexibility in hiring, firing and paying teachers, as well as setting class-size limits ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Attempts to allow private contractors to set up shop in Texas's billion-dollar prison health care system are expected to continue today. A measure defeated in a House committee is popping up again on the House floor. An amendment by Rep. Mark Shelton (R-Fort Worth) would open the doo ...Read More

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