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 31, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. - Thousands of North Carolina seniors face food hardship, according to a new report. One in 11 Americans age 50 and older are at risk for hunger, the AARP study says, up 79 percent in the last 10 years. Programs are available to help seniors afford food, and AARP is sponsoring a "Dri ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - As families across the state prepare for Thursday's start of school, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin is issuing a reminder about some simple steps parents can take to help make sure their children succeed. Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, who also is a pediatri ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The dispersants used in cleaning up the Gulf Deepwater Horizon oil disaster may have the same types of adverse effects on humans and wildlife as does the oil itself, according to a new report from Earthjustice, the environmental advocacy law firm. One scientist who has reviewed ...Read More

SEATTLE - As another school year starts, Washington parents also must scramble to figure out how to keep their children safe and active in the hours after school. In some communities, that will be tougher this year. The group School's Out Washington keeps tabs on after-school programs. Its Network ...Read More

DENVER - Campaign spending is going up - but less of the money is being spent by candidates for public office. A new report says independent campaign financing in Colorado more than tripled between 2008 and 2010, and spending in 2010 was 68 times more than in 2006. Reasons for the increase are comp ...Read More

The number of Latino children attending preschool has declined, a new report says, even though Latinos represent more than half of all California children under age 5. The findings, in a report from the University of California-Berkeley, are troubling to educators, who say preschool is vital to clo ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Some Ohio children are learning that the building blocks of financial literacy go beyond putting pennies in a piggy bank. The Financial Literacy Experience (FLEX) program is part of several Columbus-area schools, with basic economic skills for students in third through eighth grade ...Read More

ST. LOUIS - Making homes more energy-efficient, such as adding insulation and new windows, can mean lower utility bills - and more jobs for Missouri. A new study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy shows savings of $6 billion and creation of 8,500 jobs by 2025. While Missouri ...Read More

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