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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.

2020Talks - August 14, 2020 

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: November 5, 2012

PHOTO: Women at midlife have some planning to do to ensure that they are well prepared for their senior years.

OREGON CITY, Ore. - In the process of juggling families, careers and other concerns, many women at midlife push themselves to the bottom of their priority lists - and AARP has launched a new campaign to help change that. "Women to Women: Living Longer, Living Smarter" is a series of workshops and on ...Read More

PHOTO: The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association, says creative ways are being used to engage youth in helping prevent domestic violence.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Domestic violence may be as old as humankind, but a lot more people are conscious of it now than was the case before the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed 25 years ago October. Before 1987, violence in the home was "a private, quiet, domestic issue," according to ...Read More

IMAGE: Ohio House District Map

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Choosing the next President of the United States is not the only big decision Ohio voters will be making on election day. Issue 2 could affect the balance of power in the state. The amendment would create a 12-person citizen commission to establish the boundaries for legislative and ...Read More

PHOTO: Picture of smokestack. Courtesy of Earthjustice.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Environmentalists say regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's election, lawmakers have unfinished business when it comes to clean air standards. By the end of the year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to finalize regulations to curb what is considered to be one of the ...Read More

Electronic Voting Machine  Courtesy: NY State Board of Elections

YAPHANK, N.Y. - Some of the 700 schools and community centers around Long Island that serve as polling places on Election Day were damaged by last week's massive storm, and many more were left without electricity to power electronic voting machines. Suffolk County Board of Elections spokesperson Jes ...Read More

PHOTO: Nikko and Jaqueline Ronquillo met, married and created their new company at the University of Utah. They say they're ready for the Cleantech Open finals. Courtesy of Navillum Nanotechnologies.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - A husband-and-wife duo from the University of Utah competes this week for a $250,000 prize in the Cleantech Open, a national competition for entrepreneurs with business ideas that foster energy-efficiency and sustainability. Nikko and Jaqueline Ronquillo, who founded Navillum ...Read More

Image: “Binder full of voters,” courtesy Durrel Douglas, Texas Organizing Project

HOUSTON, Texas - Some are retired, some are students. Some are paid, others volunteer. Yet they all share a single goal. For weeks, a wide range of nonpartisan organizations across Texas have been training teams to knock on doors, make phone calls and drive people to the polls. Although they do not ...Read More

Cutline: 98.7kw solar array at Taos Charter School<br />PHOTO credit: Sol Luna Solar<br />

TAOS, N.M. - With 300 days a year of sunshine, New Mexico is a natural for solar power. The Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC), one of 13 electric cooperatives in rural New Mexico, has launched a community solar project that allows its customers to help grow solar generation in the state. KCEC ...Read More

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