PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: July 31, 2012

WATERFLOW, N.M. - What's to be done about the San Juan Generating Plant? A team of stakeholders, ratepayers, residents, workers, government representatives and environmental groups is working on a plan to meet the Clean Air Act's regulations, while still cutting costs and saving jobs at the plant, n ...Read More

The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team assisted the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in conducting an investigation of a suspected dog-fighting operation in Jacksonville, Florida, resulting in an arrest of one individual and the seizure of 17 dogs. (Kathy Milani/The HSUS)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Attending an animal fight has been a felony in Florida for nine years, but now there is a push in Washington to make it a federal offense to cross state lines to fight animals, and also to offer some consistency among the state laws. Earlier this month the U.S. Senate passed th ...Read More

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - A new effort is taking a unique approach in improving the health of people in every corner of Minnesota. Twenty-two projects that aim to connect people socially have been awarded more than a half-million dollars in grants from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation. ...Read More

PHOTO: Health insurance documents.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the health-care reform law last month, it may have set the stage for improved conditions for workers and their bosses. Mark Anderson, president of the South Dakota State Federation of Labor, says union workers need health-insurance protection, ...Read More

PHOTO: Big changes coming for pregnant women.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The future of pregnant women in California and the rest of the nation will significantly change on Wednesday. That's when the new health-care law, the Affordable Care Act, will require insurance providers and Medicaid to cover clinical preventive services for women, in ...Read More

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