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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: June 23, 2011

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's redistricting system is "rigged" to give unfair advantage to incumbents, a nonpartisan watchdog group says. Democracy works best when voters choose their representatives and not the other way around, says Mike McCabe, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaig ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Keys to understanding North Carolina's "green" economy can be found in a 92-page book released this week by the NC Sustainable Energy Coalition (NCSEC). The guide lists major renewable energy projects around the state, as well as jobs and resources. More than 1,800 renewable energy p ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Patient-safety advocates are coming out swinging after some last-minute changes to the Medical Malpractice Bill passed by the North Carolina General Assembly. The bill requires patients injured by a doctor to show that the defendant's acts were in "... reckless disregard of the righ ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Going organic has never been more popular, and in Ohio, conscientious eaters have a newly updated resource to help them find fresh and organic foods. The Good Earth Guide published by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association identifies sources for locally grown vegetables, frui ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - The much-publicized AT&T merger with T-Mobile is not a "done deal;" it will likely be year's end before a decision is made on whether to allow the two companies to create a telecommunications giant. In the meantime, many are speculating about what it could mean for both companies' c ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The biggest class action lawsuit in U.S. history, charging Wal-Mart with sex discrimination in its employment practices, was thrown out by the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Workers and their allies are still assessing the ramifications. A class action is a legal action undertake ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Time is running out for thousands of state employees whose contracts expire June 30, and many of those workers rallied statewide this week demanding a fair shake. Gov. Tom Corbett is proposing furloughs and a 4 percent pay cut next year. Service Employees International Union Loca ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - Availability of employer-based insurance coverage is significantly less in Texas than the national average, according to a study released this week. The report shows a big drop-off in the way most American families traditionally have gotten their health insurance - through their emp ...Read More

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