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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 

President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.

2020Talks - October 23, 2020 

The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: October 23, 2012

Photo: woman answers questionnaire.  Photo credit: AARP Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - More than 11,000 surveyed Hoosier seniors want their political candidates to leave Social Security and Medicare pretty much intact. June Lyle, director of AARP Indiana, says the organization has been talking with seniors across the state since March, and AARP is presenting their ...Read More

PHOTO: It's National Pro Bono Week, and Nevadans have access to free legal advice thatís being offered to fill the huge gap for people who need help protecting their rights but canít afford a lawyer.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's National Pro Bono Week, and today Nevadans have access to free (pro bono) legal advice offered to fill the huge gap for people who need help protecting their rights but cannot afford a lawyer. Melanie Kushnir, pro bono project director with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nev ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report shows Nevada leading the nation on a list that's hardly good news Ė it's the state with the highest percentage of children without health insurance. The details from Chris Thomas.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada has the highest percentage of children without health insurance in the nation, according to a new report. Just over 16 percent of Nevada kids are uninsured, and the analysis by the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University says that is more than double the ...Read More

PHOTO: On Monday, some compelling arguments were promised in an Austin courtroom for scrapping the current Texas school funding system.
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AUSTIN, Texas - More than a dozen attorneys representing about 600 Texas school districts laid out their case on Monday that the state education funding system is inefficient, outmoded and favors wealthy districts over poor ones. They contend that over time, the system has eroded many students' chan ...Read More

IMAGE: Ohio voting sticker. Courtesy Secretary of State's office.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Election Day is two weeks away, but Ohio voters do not have to wait until Nov. 6 to cast their ballot. Early voting began three weeks ago, and more than 1.4 million Ohioans have already either cast or requested an absentee ballot. Matt McClellan, press secretary for Ohio Secretary ...Read More

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BLACKSBURG, Va. - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. College campuses and universities around Virginia are doing their part to help educate and support students - both victims and perpetrators. Jen Underwood is an outreach coordinator at The Women's Center at Virginia Tech. She provides ...Read More

PHOTO: Adult grizzly bear caught on a remote wildlife camera, headed for a backyard apple tree in Western Montana. Courtesy of Bob Muth.

MISSOULA, Mont. - The to-do list for grizzly bears in Montana: eat, eat, eat. The bears are in hyperphagia, bulking up to prepare for hibernation. They'll eat just about anything - nuts and berries or someone's backyard chickens and fruit trees. Increased bear activity has resulted in more requests ...Read More

PHOTO: You've Earned a Say

NEW YORK - The candidates for president had their say on foreign policy last night, and today local AARP-Connecticut volunteers are letting current and would-be members of the state congressional delegation know how Nutmeggers feel about issues closer to home. AARP-CT State Director Nora Duncan call ...Read More

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