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PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

2020Talks - September 22, 2020 

It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: August 9, 2011

EAST TROY, Wis. - Pollen goes where the wind blows it, but for organic corn farmers in Wisconsin, pollen from genetically-modified corn is blowing in an ill wind. With nearly 90 percent of the corn in Wisconsin fields genetically modified, organic corn can be easily contaminated every time the wind ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - The role and contributions of Community Health Centers are being celebrated this week in Virginia and around the country, but some worry there will be little to celebrate in the near future, as Congress debates funding cuts to a variety of programs, including Medicaid and Medicare. ...Read More

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Two can be too many. Four conservation groups have filed a legal challenge against a plan for a couple of exploratory wells in the Desolation Road area of Adobe Town, in the Red Desert region near the Colorado line, on the grounds that the area is in the heart of a citizens' proposed ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - This is National Health Center Week in Michigan, an observance meant to raise awareness of an organizational model which some say is taking the lead on health care reform. Nearly 600,000 Michigan residents currently receive care at Community Health Centers across the state. The ce ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Hope and career skills are being offered to young people without high school diplomas who might otherwise be hard to employ in the Des Moines area. They're being trained as carpenters, to then go back to their neighborhoods with the tools needed to build homes for low-income famil ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - An Idahoan passionate about "helping people help themselves" is receiving national attention this week. Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force director Kathy Gardner has been named one of five finalists for the AARP Foundation's "Hunger Hero Award." If she wins, it will mean a $15,000 donatio ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A program that's helped thousands of Minnesotans out of poverty since its inception in 1998 is now facing a financial crisis of its own. Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM) was not funded in the current budget, but supporters are hoping that it isn't the end of the l ...Read More

FARMINGTON, N.N. - The San Juan Generating Station near Farmington was built nearly 40 years ago, and Friday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruled that the coal-fired plant should be retrofitted with new technology to reduce the smog and air pollution it emits. Plant co-owner PNM Reso ...Read More

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