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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.

2020Talks - August 12, 2020 

California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

Archive: May 31, 2012

Picture taken at Love's Learning Center in Dallas, NC

RALEIGH, N.C. - It isn't every day that life-sized paper dolls greet North Carolina lawmakers - but that's what's happening today at the State Capitol. The display, made up of hundreds of child-size paper cutouts created by children from early-childhood education centers around the state, is organi ...Read More

DURHAM, N.C. - Teachers from the Teach for America program are among the best prepared for classrooms in the state, compared with other early-career teachers, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina. Compared with other educators with less than five years of experience, the r ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - In communities across Oregon, today is "Save Our Schools Action Day." Groups of parents in more than a dozen cities have planned a series of events - including rallies, bake sales and letter-writing parties. Portland parent Susan Barrett helped organize it. She says the events ar ...Read More

When the state begins auctioning off cap-and-trade revenues next year, a new report suggests those dollars be put into California's clean-energy economy. Tim O'Connor, director of the Environmental Defense Fund, says his group's report makes it clear that investing in new energy-efficiency programs ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - It's becoming more difficult for families outside the Twin Cities to afford and access critical basic needs, according to new KIDS COUNT research. Kara Arzemendia, research director with the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota, says part of the problem is simply the shortages arou ...Read More

SEATTLE - Washington fishermen and sportsmen are expected to crowd a hearing in Seattle today to consider an area 1,600 miles away - Alaska's Bristol Bay - and voice concerns about a proposal for what would be the largest open-pit mine in North America. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A program which helps low-income seniors and Ohioans with medical conditions stay cool during the hot summer months is getting a head start this year. Community agencies will take applications for the "HEAP" Summer Crisis Program starting Friday, one month earlier than usual. Mich ...Read More

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