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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.

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

Archive: September 2, 2011

ST. LOUIS - Faith leaders across Missouri will celebrate workers - employed and unemployed - during Labor Day weekend services. Many in the faith community are calling for tax reform, saying the working class pays an unequal amount of state income taxes compared with the wealthy. The Rev. Teresa Da ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - Folks in Tucson will be "hunting" endangered Mexican gray wolves starting Saturday - but not with guns. The Defenders of Wildlife event combines street art with a scavenger hunt. Fifty silhouettes representing the last wild lobos in Arizona and New Mexico will be displayed on buildi ...Read More

KENT, Wash. - Employees at several Washington schools are getting a national nod today as part of "Making a Difference Every Day," a campaign by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) to call attention to the good things happening in classrooms around the nation despite budget cuts and layoffs. ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Nurses who are trained to heal the sick say financial politics and policies are behind some of the nation's ills. Nurses from across the state gathered outside the offices of several Michigan congressmen Thursday, calling for them to support a tax on financial transactions. The Mi ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's not quite autumn yet, but fall allergy season already is in full swing in Ohio. Ragweed is the biggest offender this year, experts say, causing itchy throats, watery eyes and runny noses. Even so, says Dr. Karen Calhoun, an ear, nose and throat specialist at Ohio State Univers ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A new report highlights the state's continuing unemployment crisis, which includes a group with normally good job prospects Connecticut Voices for Children has released its annual State of Working Connecticut report, this one focusing on the Great Recession of 2008-2010. Report a ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia did a lot to dodge the worst impact of the Great Recession, according to the annual State of Working West Virginia report. In spite of stubbornly high unemployment, the report finds, the state is poised to spring forward. The state used federal stimulus money to av ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - They call it Toomeywatch: Two men without jobs who want to know U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's ideas on job creation. Dan Haney and Sean Wygant have been shadowing the Pennsylvania Republican at various events around the state, asking Toomey to hold a town hall meeting with jobless Penns ...Read More

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