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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 

A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.

2020Talks - August 5, 2020 

Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: July 29, 2011

OLIVETTE, Mo. - This week, the Olivette City Council passed two ordinances that provide protections for LGBT citizens. One includes sexual orientation and gender identity for the city's nondiscrimination ordinance; the other establishes a domestic partner registry. Larger cities in Missouri — ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - A proposal in Congress to open up 5 million acres of public lands in Nevada to development - and 60 million acres nationwide - is drawing fire from those who say it's a move that would damage the growing outdoor recreation industry. They're calling it a "Great Outdoors Giveaway." Outdoo ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Seniors face the issue of hunger for a variety of reasons, which is why AARP, its AARP Foundation, and NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon are teaming up for the "Drive To End Hunger" during this NASCAR season. In Indiana, they're donating $10,000 to help feed at-risk elderly Hoosiers. Susan E ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Once again in Pennsylvania, the mercury is ready to jump this weekend. It's been a hot, dry summer across much of the country, which could have an impact on shoppers' wallets in the short term – and an even broader impact, long-term. Ryan Stockwell, agriculture program manag ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - With the government shutdown now a week in the rear-view mirror, lawmakers across Minnesota are back in their hometowns, explaining the coming effects of the new state budget. State Sen. Kathy Sheran (DFL-Dist. 23) of Mankato says it will mean reduced transportation options, especi ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The abuse of synthetic drugs is the latest trend in the Twin Cities, according to law enforcement experts. At the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Carol Falkowski, state drug abuse strategy officer, has prepared a report on such trends. She explains part of the problem is th ...Read More

TURTLE LAKE, N. D. — With the new school year about a month away, families are planning trips to the mall or into town for school clothes and supplies. And it might also be time for a quick visit to the doctor, so kids can get up-to-date on their immunizations. At Northland Community Health C ...Read More

SANTA FE, N. M. - Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) wanted a rate increase worth $85 million a year, plus a one-time $20 million payment. After considering the proposal, however, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission only approved a $72 million plan. PNM said the money was needed for ...Read More

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