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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 

A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.

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Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: April 27, 2012

BENSON, N.C. - North Carolina death-penalty opponents are applauding Connecticut. This week, Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a bill abolishing the death penalty, making Connecticut the 17th state to do so. It's promising news for North Carolina mother Christine Livingston, who recently changed her positi ...Read More

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Several state leaders are joining environmentalists to ask the federal government to deny a request by Alcoa Aluminum to renew a 50-year lease for the Yadkin River. The river runs 215 miles through west and central North Carolina. Until recent years, it has been used by Alcoa ...Read More

Workers Memorial Day graphic:

CASPER, Wyo. – One worker lost every ten days. That's been the average in work-related fatalities in Wyoming since 1992 - and all those who have died on the job are being saluted today (Friday) for Workers' Memorial Day. Kim Floyd, Wyoming State AFL-CIO executive secretary, will be one of the ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - April is Community and Technical College Month, but two-year colleges in Washington have been too busy to commemorate it. The system serves 60 percent of all public college students in the state, with 470,000 people enrolled. The supplemental state budget signed this week by Gov. C ...Read More

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – The fourth annual "Save the Frogs Day" is Saturday (Apr. 28), with more than 200 educational events planned in California and across the nation, as well as in 35 other countries. Dr. Kerry Kriger, founder and executive director of Save the Frogs, says the day c ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS – According to a new survey, a majority of Republicans, Independents and Democrats agree they'd like Congress to work on an energy policy that supports renewable energy, protects public health and promotes energy independence. The survey was commissioned by the nonprofit, nonpart ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Workers who have been killed in construction zone accidents are among those being remembered in Minnesota this weekend at Workers' Memorial Day events. Mike Lindholt, a road crew worker with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), says it's ...Read More

MIAMI – Representatives from the Florida fishing community are among those on Capitol Hill today (Friday) at a hearing to ask lawmakers to create a marine reserve in Biscayne National Park. The 10,000-acre reserve would prohibit fishing, in order to enhance other activities, such as boating, s ...Read More

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