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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 

Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.

2020Talks - September 30, 2020 

Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: July 15, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. - As the debt-ceiling debate continues in Washington, some of Virginia's college students and interns are traveling around the state to make sure cutting Social Security is left out of that conversation. Their target audience is not their peers, but Baby Boomers and older people who ar ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A critic of Florida's 7th District congressman is charging that he is playing a pollution shell game with big oil and the health of the state's waterways. The House of Representatives passed a bill this week which would block the Environmental Protection Agency from tightening l ...Read More

BEREA, Ky. - Kentucky is one of 27 states that will have to work with coal-fired power plants to reduce air pollution, as directed recently by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. New rules aimed at reducing smokestack emissions that cause soot and smog will take effect next year - and not ...Read More

SEATTLE - Although the new federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is set to open next week, it still has no director - and Republicans in Congress have vowed not to confirm anyone for the job unless the new agency's budget and powers are cut back. The agency's would-be director, Elizabeth War ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa – Many women of child-bearing age in Iowa weren't even born when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Today, a group of young Iowans gets a history lesson from someone who was there. Planned Parenthood Young Leaders is a group of 20- and 30-year-o ...Read More

DENVER - A wide coalition of groups representing businesses and environmentalists are joining to oppose Colorado's proposed roadless-rule plan. The Obama administration is considering how much of Colorado's national forest land should remain wild. Public comment ended this week on a proposal which ...Read More

NEW YORK - It isn't a pretty picture - grandparents being forced back to work to help support their grandchildren - but local advocates say it could happen to plenty of New Yorkers if Congress decides to cut key programs as part of negotiations to reduce the federal deficit. Michelle Bauer, chief o ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – It appears Minnesota's state government shutdown is coming to an end. Among the organizations hoping that will happen soon is the Minnesota Childcare Resource and Referral Network, where Executive Director Ann McCully says a number of providers have had to close in the past c ...Read More

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