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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: June 6, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. - Working people from across Florida gathered over the weekend in Orlando, marking the kickoff of a sustained campaign to demand meaningful action from the Republican-controlled state legislature. The Festival for Florida's Future brought together state workers, teachers, retirees and ...Read More

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Regular monthly tests of tornado sirens can put many people on the edge of their seats because of recent events. And it's not just adults. Children can be especially affected by television coverage of disasters, such as the tornadoes ravaging Joplin and Tuscaloosa, or the raging flo ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The bill that automatically raises utility bills to pay for a smart grid has passed both houses of the legislature, but that doesn't mean it's a done deal. While Commonwealth Edison has been praising the newly-passed legislation as a good way to keep Illinois utilities competitiv ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Tough times call for even tougher measures, and one Virginia organization is working with a national campaign called "Half in Ten" to cut poverty rates in half over ten years. Holly Coy, director of programs for The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, says that while this ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - There's a new group of Oregon union members: People who provide care for Oregonians of all ages with mental and developmental disabilities. They have voted to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503, and will soon bargain for their first contract with the sta ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's crunch time for opponents of Ohio's controversial collective bargaining law, Senate Bill 5, and they continue to pound the pavement as they circulate petitions to repeal the law. It would weaken collective bargaining power for the state's 360,000 public workers. Melissa Fazek ...Read More

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - It's an unusual pairing. AARP and NASCAR are teaming up for a nationwide campaign to promote an important cause: ending senior hunger. And NASCAR Car 24 was in Colorado Springs this weekend to help promote the issue in Colorado. The AARP says it's rare for a NASCAR vehicle ...Read More

MINBURN, Iowa - With the price of herbicides and the environmental impact of their use, is there a method of farming that could eliminate the need for herbicides or cut their use dramatically? That is one of the questions to which answers will be sought this summer in one of 33 on-farm research pro ...Read More

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