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PNS Daily Newscast - November 25, 2020 

Feeding hungry families, on Thanksgiving and beyond; and is that turkey really from a family farm? (Note to Broadcasters: The newscast has been granted a holiday for Thanksgiving, but we'll return first thing Friday.)

2020Talks - November 25, 2020 

Biden nominees speak; how can social media spread less misinformation and be less polarizing.

Archive: August 18, 2011

SEATTLE - A much-talked-about editorial in the New York Times this week by Warren Buffett accuses Congress of "coddling" the super-rich with lower tax rates, and the billionaire investor says it's time to ask him and others to pay more to decrease the deficit. In Washington state, higher taxes for ...Read More

NEW YORK - Experts may differ over the exact number, but if AT&T is allowed to swallow up T-Mobile and become the largest cellphone service provider in the country, some 20,000 jobs are likely to be eliminated - most held by T-Mobile workers. As the country struggles to avoid a double-dip recession, ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - In the new KIDS COUNT data released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Oregon's report card is mixed. The annual rankings summarize the 10 major indicators of child health/well-being and economic factors that affect children. Some of the most dramatic numbers reflect what ...Read More

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - North Carolina is among the nation's worst states when it comes to a family's ability to put food on the table, according to a new report. The report from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) ranked North Carolina 11th worst, with 28.5 percent of families with children s ...Read More

LAUREL, Mont. - Change is in the air, with the back-to-school season underway in Montana. Parents and students are shopping for supplies, and teachers are prepping classrooms. There will be some changes this year because of state education budget cuts, too. Laurel Middle School special education te ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota parents are being offered a lesson in back-to-school shopping as they head to the malls to get their children ready for class. The group Healthy Legacy is warning that some school supplies contain harmful chemicals which can affect a child's learning ability and health. ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia ranks 14th in the nation overall - two notches higher than last year - in a new report which measures how children are faring economically and healthwise. Every year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases a study that takes a look at children's well-being nationally and in ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut always ranks in the top 10 in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, thanks to progressive policies and its ranking as the richest state in the nation. But this year's report, which focused on the impact of the recession on children, shows that man ...Read More

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