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PNS Daily Newscast - August 6, 2020 

Facebook removes a Trump post because of "deceptive" COVID19 claims; small businesses seek more pandemic relief.

2020Talks - August 6, 2020 

Iowa's governor has restored the right to vote for people with past felony convictions via executive order; and Tennessee has a primary election today.

Archive: July 12, 2012

PHOTO: Coal train. Photo credit: Paul Anderson

BILLINGS, Mont. - The Powder River Basin has something Asia wants: coal. Plans to send coal overseas mean the coal will travel via trains to western ports. A first-of-its-kind analysis, funded by the Western Organization of Resource Councils, takes a look at some of the effects of increased train tr ...Read More

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - The first 2,000 days of a child's life are what education experts say are crucial to his or her development. North Carolinians from all walks of life are stepping up to ask the state to continue their investment in early childhood education. Last year, state funding for early chi ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to repeal the health care reform law, 244 to 185. Not just politicians are divided - some polls indicate many voters are still uncertain about the law, especially when it comes to the individual mandate. Edwin Park, an expert on ...Read More

PHOTO: Jail cells

FRANKFORT, Ky. - An effort under way in Kentucky is aimed at giving incarcerated women who are about to be released a set of goals and a mentor to help achieve them. The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) is recruiting women who want to serve as a coach, of sorts, for women behind bars wh ...Read More

Pinnacles National Monument
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A bill moving forward in the U.S. House of Representatives would give greater protections to California's Pinnacles National Monument by upgrading it to a national park. The area in central California is known for its volcanic formations, which attract rock climbers of all skill levels. It is also h ...Read More

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