PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: June 21, 2012

NEW YORK - Nonprofits and grant-makers from New York and the nation have been banding together for the past year to help those most in need. As of today, they have raised more than $3 billion. Juanita Ayala Vargas, vice president of community investment with United Way New York City, says it made ...Read More

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The North Carolina State Assembly is moving forward with a budget plan that includes some restoration of education funding lost in last year's tough budget cycle. The plan outlines a $251 million increase to education funding for the 2013 fiscal year. Ricky Lopes, associate su ...Read More

More foundations are pledging their support for under-served groups. When the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy launched Philanthropy's Promise a year ago, 64 grant-makers signed up. Now, that number has nearly doubled, and Philanthropy's Promise represents more than $3.3 billion in ann ...Read More


LONGMONT, Colo. - Grassroots organizations in Colorado are fighting the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in residential areas. They're hoping to pass regulations on fracking in order to protect the air, water and land in their towns. The groups' efforts include a rally at a school near a p ...Read More

CHINOOK, Mont. - Border control powers under the Department of Homeland Security would be expanded under a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives this week. The bill was promoted as a way to protect against drug smuggling and terrorist activity - but local residents are raising question ...Read More

PHOTO: oil sands equipment at port

HELENA, Mont. - No application means no shipments - and with that, the controversy over using scenic highways along rivers to ship extra-large oil-sands equipment to Canada may be gone. Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil has withdrawn its application to use the route through Idaho and Montana, saying it used ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - More Minnesota residents will soon have a chance to give their two cents on what they'd like to see for the future of the Social Security and Medicare programs. The "You've Earned A Say" summer tour kicks off today with stops in Fairmont and Worthington. AARP volunteer Bob Geyen ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - More than $2 million in grants are on the way to Community Health Centers in Virginia, with the goal of providing health-care access to an additional 18,000 medically underserved Virginians. The announcement came Tuesday from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Th ...Read More

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