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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: October 24, 2012

1936 Social Security poster   Courtesy of: usa.gov

LANSING, Mich. – In January, 2 million Michiganders will be getting a 1.7 percent increase in their Social Security checks – one of the smallest increases since they started getting cost-of-living adjustments in 1975. Mark Hornbeck, AARP Michigan communications director, says that mone ...Read More

BALTIMORE - ¬Legal issues can be scary enough, but the fear factor often is heightened by the potential cost. This Saturday in Baltimore, volunteer attorneys are standing by to offer advice for free. It's Pro Bono Day at Maryland Legal Aid. Coordinator Yoanna Moisides says experts will answer ...Read More

PHOTO: Idaho Governor Butch Otter speaking at the

BOISE, Idaho - Twenty percent of Idaho's children live in poverty, and 138,000 Idahoans are using food stamps. Those two facts were cited by Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday as he proclaimed October "Hunger and Food Security Awareness Month." "So, to draw attention to their need, to draw attention to o ...Read More

PHOTO: These are challenging economic times for thousands of Pennsylvanians, but for some in particular, just keeping food on the table can be a monumental task.

PHILADELPHIA - Residents in one Philadelphia neighborhood hard-hit by poverty are getting crucial information they need this week to help keep food on the table. The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is spearheading an effort called, 'Fighting Hunger Block by Block.' The group's executi ...Read More

PHOTO: Food Day is a national day to learn, eat and advocate for a healthy, more affordable and sustainable food system.

HARTFORD, Conn. – Today is Food Day, a national day to learn, eat and advocate for a healthy, more affordable and sustainable food system – and as a way to grow more greenbacks for Connecticut. Every state is looking at new ways to increase its economic standing, says Cheryl Dunson, pr ...Read More

photo of children reading   Courtesy of: LSSI  Photo Credit: Amanda Whitlock

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - After the presidential election, it's back to local issues. The Illinois Legislature will refocus on budget problems during next month's fall veto session, and Gov. Pat Quinn has said he wants to restore some of the $50 million cut from the Department of Children and Family Servi ...Read More

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