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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


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Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: February 27, 2012

DENVER - Colorado lawmakers have repeatedly refused to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in the state, but this year advocates are hoping that the vote will be different. Today, members of the GLBT community and their allies are headed to the state Capitol. They're talking with lawmakers ab ...Read More

DETROIT -It's estimated that every day 4,000 Americans turn 85, and in Michigan, as in much of the country, it appears that more and more of them want to celebrate those birthdays in their own homes. Home-care services, which include everything from assistance for the frail and disabled to non-medic ...Read More

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico arm of Food and Water Watch is actively involved with an effort to stop the nation's top ten grocery retailers and food processors from selling genetically-modified sweet corn, grown from seeds developed by Monsanto. Eleanor Bravo, New Mexico state organizer for ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Baby Boomers are turning 65 at a rate of more than 7000 every day. Recent polls show that many are unclear about how health care reform will affect their lives when they retire. Republicans say the health care reform law is not good and they're trying to repeal it. Democrats are ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - As New York considers the pros and cons of allowing hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - for natural gas exploration, a new study looks at its potential impact on the state's forests, which are crucial to clean water. The report, by the Nature Conservancy, considers the potential cumu ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Money from outside Wisconsin is flooding into the state in an effort to influence the upcoming senate recall elections, and the number of dollars involved is staggering. Mike McCabe of the non-partisan watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says nearly all the money fueling the ...Read More

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Governor Pat Quinn has laid the cards on the table and now it's up to state lawmakers to deal them out. The governor's new budget proposes cutting more than $2.5 billion from Medicaid, but he wants a legislative working group to decide exactly how to do that. David Vinkler, ass ...Read More

SEATTLE - The biggest national environmental groups get the most charitable dollars, while important conservation projects taken on by smaller groups often are overlooked. This finding is one of several in a new report from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). It says people a ...Read More

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