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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

2020Talks - August 14, 2020 

Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: June 28, 2011

ARVADA, Colo. - Critics are raising questions about the safety of a major parkway through land which once housed the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons production facility. Developers of the private toll road seek to purchase a 3.5-mile-long segment northwest of Denver in what is now the Rocky Flats Nation ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - The state agency that oversees Wyoming's royalty rate for oil and gas leases on state lands will soon look at raising that rate. Currently, the state receives 16-and-two-thirds percent, and a proposal is on the table to bump that to a maximum rate of 18.75 percent. Dan Neal, executi ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Contentious education reform debate, school funding cuts, and larger class sizes . . . Those are some of the reasons a number of Idaho educators are citing in their decisions to leave the profession, or to accept teaching positions in other states. Meghan Ridley, who resigned as a s ...Read More

WINCHESTER, Ky. - A weekend "Rally for the Rivers" is turning into an ongoing campaign to get Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to strengthen enforcement of the federal Clean Water Act. Protesters gathered near the Kentucky River in Clark County to draw attention to the mercury and other toxic polluta ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - There's close to a million dollars available to communities and businesses in Iowa to make recycling more accessible, which in turn allows landfill sites to stay open longer. Tom Anderson, who is in charge of the DNR's Solid Waste Alternative Program, or "SWAP," says that if rec ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - If your child is dealing with a food allergy, you are not alone. A new study says the number of children affected is now one in twelve, and that's at the high end of earlier estimates. Minnesota allergist Dr. Allan Stillerman says the higher numbers may be due to our increasingly hygie ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Teacher tenure in Michigan could dramatically change under House bills that could get a vote this week, even as the state Senate works on its own bill. And there are big differences between them. The House proposal would change teachers' rights during collective bargaining. The Sena ...Read More

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