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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.


2020Talks - August 12, 2020 


California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: January 9, 2012

MADISON, Wis. - Making public policies that improve life for senior citizens in Wisconsin is the aim of a new project of the Wisconsin Women's Network called the Wisconsin Women's Policy Institute. Network board chair, Eve Galanter, describes the goal of the new venture, which is currently recruitin ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The oil and gas industry is anticipating a boom in natural gas and possibly oil production in Ohio, but a new report finds the state could lose out on a half-billion tax dollars that could help offset drilling-related costs. According to research by Policy Matters Ohio, if the state ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A "sticky situation" is guaranteed to arise at the Idaho Statehouse this year, as volunteers are standing by with hundreds of sticky notes to post on doors. The notes ask that Idaho's Human Rights Law be updated to include protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation and ...Read More

SHANNON, N.C. - Undercover footage made inside the Shannon Butterball turkey plant showing birds being abused and kept in unsanitary conditions was enough cause for Hoke County sheriff's deputies to raid the plant in late December. Charges are pending, and Butterball representatives have promised to ...Read More

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Scholarships from the New Mexico Lottery could be getting harder to win. Some 75,000 students have benefited from the scholarships since 1996. However, the lottery is now predicting flat sales and flat revenues through 2016, in part due to casino competition. Gerry Bradley, res ...Read More

PORTLAND, Maine - A key component of getting health care costs under control is minimizing the amount of paperwork in the system. Later this year, Maine will take a step in the right direction when the state's health information exchange is ready for online testing. The system will give most Mainers ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - It's a relatively small change but, for Oregon's immigrant community, it represents a big step to keep families together as their immigration issues are resolved. A new immigration regulation will allow some people to remain in the United States who typically have had to return to thei ...Read More

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OLYMPIA, Wash. - On this first day of the new legislative session, education is top-of-mind for Washington lawmakers. The state Supreme Court may have complicated their job when it issued a ruling last week that Washington is not doing enough to fund its public schools. Lawmakers tried in December ...Read More

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