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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 

Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.

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Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Archive: February 13, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia has long been known as the place for lovers, and if some have their way, it may also be known as the state where "Peace Begins at Home." The General Assembly is considering a new license plate with that motto, to help promote and encourage healthy relationships. State Sen. ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - It has been common practice for doctors to use a Cesarean section (C-section) when a baby is going to be born too early, but a new study presented at last week's meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine indicates that a C-section done before 34 weeks of pregnancy has a 3 ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - New figures from the Congressional Budget Office raise questions about fast-tracking expansion of oil-shale exploration in Colorado and the mountain West. The CBO says oil-shale exploration in the region would offer no major financial benefits to the federal government. The Pionee ...Read More

DENVER - Colorado's Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) got a bigger-than-expected allocation from the federal government - good news for Coloradans struggling to pay their heating bills during one of the Front Range's coldest, snowiest Februaries. LEAP will increase benefits by nearly 15 p ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Connecticut ranked overall right in the middle of the states regarding residents' financial assets in a recent study. However, in one area it ranked dead worst: It has the highest per capita debt of any state, according to the nonprofit Corporation for Enterprise Development "Asse ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - The original purpose of a state tax break that has been in place since 1989 was to encourage innovation and risk-taking by a struggling natural gas industry. Business boomed after new drilling techniques such as "fracking" became commonplace, tapping massive reserves of shale gas. ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Pennsylvania's working class carries the burden of Gov. Corbett's latest budget proposal, according to union leaders representing thousands of health care, public services and hospitality workers in the state. Michael Brunelle, executive director of the Service Employees Internat ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A two-month extension in federal support for extended unemployment insurance is about to expire. Religious and community groups want Congress to continue the benefits without putting new requirements on the jobless. However, leaders in the House of Representatives want continued ...Read More

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