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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: August 2, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Caring for an adult family member has become the "new normal" for more than 4 million Californians, though, surprisingly, most don't think of themselves as caregivers. A new report finds, however, that their help would cost $450 billion a year if other people had to do it. Sus ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL - The Twin Cities are home to the largest Somali expatriate community in the United States and, as the famine deepens in the Horn of Africa, they are mobilizing to help. Oxfam says severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 12 million people in desperate need of as ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus is home to one of the largest Somali expatriate communities in the United States, and as the famine deepens in the Horn of Africa they are mobilizing to help. Oxfam says severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 12 million people in desperate need of assistan ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - "Spinning in vain" could be the description of up to 275,000 megawatts of wind power in mostly-rural areas, including Montana. A new report from the Center for Rural Affairs shows that many rural turbines present potential, but the electricity they could generate needs to be connect ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - As Congress and President Obama are on the verge of a deal on the federal debt ceiling, an organization that analyzes the impact of federal budget priorities says it's a bad deal, for Nutmeggers and other Americans. Jo Commerford, executive director of the National Priorities Pr ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - "Passing the plate" could have a whole new meaning if those hoping to prevent sexual and domestic abuse in Virginia have their way. A drive by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, along with members of the General Assembly and private sector partners, to get a s ...Read More

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