PNS Daily Newscast UPDATE - October 17, 2019 

Congressman Elijah Cummings has died. Also on the rundown: President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. South Dakota awaits a SCOTUS ruling on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 17, 2019 

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, two members of the Squad, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. Plus, some candidates are spending more than they're raising.

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Archive: February 6, 2012

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - The closest thing to the Lost City of Atlantis may be located three miles off the coast of south Florida. Forty feet below the surface is a man-made, pristine reef where, several times a month, divers come to deposit stone urns containing ashes of the recently departed. This un ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Football isn't the only big Sunday event this month. High school seniors can score big bucks for their higher education goals by attending College Goal Sunday. Education advocates say students lose out on thousands of dollars for college every year, because they don't take the time ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - It's a sure sign that tax season is under way: The doors have opened at AARP Montana Tax-Aide sites around the state. Those centers help more than 10,000 Montanans file federal and state returns every year, and it's done for free. Volunteers, such as Concetta Eckel of Helena, go th ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - Statistics show that Idaho's infant and child death rates have been generally higher than those in surrounding states - but no one has taken a close look as to why. LeAnn Simmons, executive director of Idaho Voices for Children, says the Gem State should reinstate child fatality revie ...Read More

CHICAGO - When Gov. Quinn unveils his new budget in a couple of weeks, many people are hoping he will propose a plan for controlling the skyrocketing cost of Medicaid. The Civic Federation predicts that in five years the state's pile of unpaid Medicaid bills will grow to $21 billion, and Illinois' H ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Tax season is here, and there is no shortage of free help to make it a little less taxing for millions of Virginians. From online assistance to fully staffed locations around the state, there are more options than ever, according to Carolyn Spohrer, deputy director of the Virginia C ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Backers of creating a public bank in Washington are proposing the idea to the Legislature again this year. They say a state-run bank can generate credit and make affordable loans to cities, counties, students, school and water districts, and more. North Dakota is the only state wit ...Read More

TAOS, N.M. - Taos High School enlisted in the Green Ribbon Schools program for the 2011-2012 school year. The U.S. Department of Education introduced the program with the idea of producing more engaged, better educated students. Gillian Cardillo teaches the high school's environmental leadership c ...Read More

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