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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 

Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.

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Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Archive: September 21, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Some youngsters may not find them trendy, but bicycle helmets can do more than prevent serious injury. They can also save lives. Gov. John Kasich has designated today as Wear Your Bike Helmet to Work or School Day to encourage all Ohioans to wear a helmet when riding a bike, skateb ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's murder rate continues to decline statewide, according to the FBI, down more than 19 percent in 2009 and lower again in 2010. In fact, the state's murder rate has been declining since 1991. At the same time, fewer defendants are receiving death sentences, and no one ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Access to your credit or debit card is the goal of a new robo-calling scam that has cropped up this month around the nation, including in Washington. The caller claims to be from your bank, informing you that your debit or credit card has been locked or frozen and asking that you ...Read More

SAN FRANCISCO - California's water supplies may be looking good this year, but the future is never certain. That's the message from U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who spoke at the Commonwealth Club this week. Salazar described how the federal government will help the state keep rivers healthy ...Read More

NEW YORK - Unfinished business on "health-care exchanges" needs fixing in Albany, senior and health-care advocates are telling members of the state Senate today. New York is ahead of nearly every state with $39 million in grants to plan and set up health exchanges, according to Bill Ferris, state l ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Many health experts are concerned that cesarean sections have become so common that that they're considered an option for mothers who otherwise would have a normal delivery - despite the risk of complications for both mother and child. U.S. cesarean deliveries rose from 27 percen ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico Hispanics - no matter their political party, gender or age group - overwhelmingly support conservation of the state's land and water, according to a new survey. The poll, by the Latino Sustainability Institute and Project New America Latino, finds that more than 90 perce ...Read More

DENVER - One federally funded program is exceeding expectations - and that translates into lower energy bills for some of the neediest Coloradans. The Colorado Weatherization Assistance Program is entering its third year. The program, funded through federal stimulus dollars, has spent more than $40 ...Read More

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