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PNS Daily Newscast - September 21, 2020 


COVID-19 reported to be on the rise in more than 30 states; and will Supreme Court nomination tilt U.S. Senate races?


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Biden pays tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Trump plans to announce his replacement nominee this week. Plus, early voting in four states.

Archive: April 2, 2012

STATESVILLE, N.C. - Like thousands of people in North Carolina, Russell Brown never expected to be facing poverty or losing his home. A single father, Brown had a good job and bought his first house in March of 2009. Six months later, he was laid off, and for the first time in his life found himself ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Some help is on the way for Minnesotans struggling with poverty, thanks to a half-million-dollar grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, made to the Minnesota Community Action Association Resource Fund. Neal Steffl, executive director of the Southwester ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A bill in the Connecticut General Assembly would address the problem of state tax credits going to some businesses that don't pay workers a living wage. A recent report from Good Jobs First says the state needs more transparency in doling out tax credits to businesses, because s ...Read More

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine is near the national average in terms of citizens with college degrees, according to a new report which parallels another recent study that also showed some improving trends in the state's higher-education attainment. The new report by the Lumina Foundation says 38.7 percen ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's World Autism Awareness Day, and with the recent spike in the number of cases, advocates say it's time to work together to better assist individuals and families affected by the disorder. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), autism cases have risen more ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill on March 30 that is intended to cut substance abuse by making legal drugs harder to divert. Lawmakers close to the issue say that is a good step, but West Virginia needs to reduce the demand for drugs, as well as the supply. Senate Health and ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - As debate continues on whether prevailing wages in Pennsylvania cost taxpayers more than they should on public construction projects, one group points out that we already have the answer. Stephen Herzenberg, economist with the Keystone Research Center, says the notion of paying wor ...Read More

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