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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: September 19, 2011

CONCORD, N.H. - Within one week in 2009, three people in New Hampshire bought guns from a single store store and used the firearms to kill themselves within hours of the purchase. The incidents were unrelated, but the situation got the attention of the state Medical Examiner's office and suicide pre ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Medicare is now better able to screen providers to make sure they're living up to their responsibilities and not cheating the system. Over $4 billion was recovered last year in false billings and fraudulent amounts charged to Medicare. John Hammarl ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's more than just keeping their pearly whites white . . . Many of Ohio's young children are unable to get the dental care they need to stay healthy. According to a recent report from the Ohio Department of Health, more than half of the state's children have experienced tooth dec ...Read More

DENVER - Kids from across Colorado are asking President Obama to help save public lands in the state. The letters are being gathered by Denver-based Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) and the Hispanic Access Foundation. One of the letter-writers is Nya Wallace, a sophomore at Overland High Scho ...Read More

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - If you come, they will listen. Representatives from AARP Colorado are traveling the state this week, trying to better understand what issues are of the biggest concern to seniors in Colorado this fall. Kelli Fritts, director of advocacy for AARP Colorado, says the information ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - The start of fall this week brings the annual observance of National Fall Prevention Day. Falls have now replaced car crashes, shootings and stabbings as the number one cause of traumatic injury, especially for those over age 65, experts say. According to Paula Segebarth, injury p ...Read More

SEATTLE - Feeding yourself on a few dollars a day in Washington is no easy task, and in September, during Hunger Action Month, one way to confirm that is to take the "SNAP Challenge." Millions of low- or no-income Americans depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly kno ...Read More

BOSTON - Students and farmers across the Bay State are winners during the sixth annual Massachusetts Harvest Week that gets under way today. The focus of the week is celebrating the connections between schools and local farms. Schools, colleges and universities across the state are working togethe ...Read More

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