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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: June 22, 2012

PHOTO: camp fire. Credit: Deborah Smith

HELENA, Mont. - This weekend is the Great American Backyard Campout, designed to get families outside and away from electronics. The National Wildlife Federation promotes the event in Montana, and naturalist David Mizejewski says recent polling he conducted uncovered the reason why people hesitate ...Read More

NEW YORK - A measure designed to protect local seagrass soon should be headed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, just as a new report shows action is needed to protect the state's multi-billion-dollar fishing industry. In the same way animals need trees in the forest, says Nate Woiwode, marine and coastal polic ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - A letter is going out to Indiana's gubernatorial candidates - Democrat John Gregg and Republican Mike Pence - urging them to get on board with high-speed passenger rail in the Hoosier State. Tim Maloney, senior policy director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, says high-speed ra ...Read More

DENVER - Good news for more than 121,000 Colorado families: Health insurance companies will be paying rebates of about $227 per family thanks to the Affordable Care Act's 80/20 rule. The rule says insurers can spend a maximum of 20 cents of every premium dollar on administrative costs and the remai ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - State AARP officials have been going from county to county as part of their "You've Earned a Say" movement. This week, several state officials spent time in Washington, relaying what they have learned on the tour so far. Dennis Eisnach, volunteer president of AARP-South Dakota, ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Scores of Peninsula business owners are joining local farmers, clergy and elected officials in applauding a measure introduced Thursday in Congress which would designate 126,000 acres of new wilderness in Olympic National Forest. Supporters say the legislation will protect forests, ...Read More

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HENDERSON, Texas - An east Texas high school senior who reported being raped on campus by a fellow student in 2010 was wronged when she was punished alongside her alleged attacker, according to a finding this week by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. The decision clears th ...Read More

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