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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.


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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: February 17, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. – It has been dubbed "Black Friday" by thousands of public school teachers around the state, who will be wearing black today in protest of what they see as unfair budget cuts and legislation targeting their profession. Brittany Jones is the president of the Student Virginia Edu ...Read More

MAZOMANIE, Wis. – The fourth annual Wisconsin Progressive Grassroots Festival takes place this Saturday, Feb. 18, in Mazomanie. Festival founder, Nate Timm, says this year's theme is "Taking Back Our State Together" - because he feels Wisconsin politics are at a critical point. "Wisconsin is ...Read More

GASTONIA, N. C. – Proposals are popping up around the state to require voters to bring a state-issued form of identification when they go to the polls in this presidential election year. The Gaston County Commission recently passed a resolution to request the state legislature to grant it auth ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. – The Wyoming Legislature turned down a bill this week to change the state retirement system to something more like a 401k plan, although the bill did raise questions about the financial stability of the system. Wyoming Retirement System Board Director Steve Sommers says the good ...Read More

LAS VEGAS – Congress tackled the issue of faulty medical devices this week, hearing testimony on Wednesday about whether Nevadans and people in other states should have the right to sue for damages in such cases. In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court gave manufacturers immunity from lawsuits for an ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. – County payments under the Secure Rural Schools program have kept some of Oregon's most rural counties going, with federal dollars to fund their local schools and services. Now that the program has expired, several alternatives have been suggested for counties that are made up ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Opponents of a proposal for a Twin Cities casino to help fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium predict within a couple years, it'll be an economic drag on the state rather than a contributor. Brian Rusche, executive director of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, says ...Read More

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