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: September 27, 2011

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates the creation of health care insurance exchanges, marketplaces that let individuals and small businesses comparison-shop for health coverage online. Defining the details of an exchange, however, is left up to individual states. Missouri s ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The countdown is on, and the case count is going up. Congress has a week to finish considering the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011 (CARA), or all of the law's funding for research, training and education will stop on September 30. John Mize, national volunteer with th ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Thousands of books, DVDs, and other items go up for sale this week in Des Moines as part of the Planned Parenthood Book Sale, regularly one of the biggest events of its kind. Michele Guinn, co-chair of the event, says the fundraiser brings in hundreds of thousands of dollars for ...Read More

NEW YORK - Mayor Michael Bloomberg's poll numbers may have received a boost from Hurricane Irene, but the way the city handled evacuations for people with disabilities has provoked a lawsuit. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for the Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY), sa ...Read More

GLENDIVE, Mont. - Today is Montanans' chance to speak up about the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, which would bring oil from tar sands in northern Canada into the United States. The U.S. State Department is holding a hearing in Glendive, focusing on whether the pipeline is "in the national interest, ...Read More

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Fraud fighters from around the state are gathering in St. Cloud this afternoon for a forum to share ideas and get training on the latest schemes and scams targeting seniors in Minnesota. AARP Minnesota State Director Amy McDonough says one of the most common types of fraud right ...Read More

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Small businesses across Arizona are urging Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to follow through on a proposed 20-year moratorium on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. A letter to Salazar signed by dozens of Arizona business associations, and postcards signed by more than 200 sm ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Hartford has Connecticut's highest child poverty rate, with New Haven right behind. That was some of the bad news in U.S. Census data just released that tracked increases in poverty in the nation's cities over the past year. Jamey Bell, executive director of Connecticut Voices fo ...Read More

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