PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: August 15, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. - Members of a Raleigh church are asking for public support as they face deportation proceedings. Church vans from the Buen Pastor church were stopped by border patrol in Louisiana last year on their way back from a religious event. Out of the 44 people in the vans, 22 were charged w ...Read More

PANACEA, Fla. - Florida fishermen along the Gulf of Mexico lost $12.3 million due to over-fishing in 2009, according to a new study by the PEW Charitable Trust Environmental Group. The report says fishermen could have had 32 percent more revenue if over-fished species had been at healthier levels. ...Read More

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Deaths related to lung disease have now surpassed stroke as the third-leading cause of mortality in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deaths from Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (CLRD) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), h ...Read More

TACOMA, Wash. - As many schools ponder cutting another ten percent from their budgets in the coming months at the governor's request, the Tacoma School District's decision not to cut some employees' hours is a stark contrast. Those employees are paraeducators, who work one-on-one with students with ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The "Dead Zone" in the Gulf of Mexico has expanded this summer to one of the largest on record, and Missouri is part of the problem. Missouri's efforts will now have to be a bigger part of the solution, too, since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided not to set fede ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - When it comes to preventing smoking and cancer, Indiana is doing some things right - but there is room for improvement. Brad Burk, government relations director for the American Cancer Society Great Lakes Division, says Indiana's share of the federal tobacco settlement money con ...Read More

NEW YORK - More than 45,000 members of two unions - IBEW and CWA - have entered the second week of a strike against Verizon. During negotiations on a new contract, each side accused the other of not bargaining in good faith. The company says it is losing customers and revenue in its land-line busine ...Read More

DENVER - Studies may rank Colorado as the fittest state in the nation, but one of every two Coloradans is at an unhealthy weight, nonetheless. That's according to the 2011 "F as in Fat" report. Tracy Boyle, vice president of marketing and communications with LiveWell Colorado, says researchers fou ...Read More

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