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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 

Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.

2020Talks - October 1, 2020 

Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says they plan to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Archive: July 5, 2012

MADISON, Wis. - New analysis of the Affordable Care Act shows that even before the Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of the law, it had already saved Wisconsinites millions in health care costs. Jim Flaherty, communications director for AARP Wisconsin, says the numbers speak for themselves. ...Read More


RICHMOND, Va. - Pregnant, low-income legal immigrants and children under the age of 19 are now eligible for health care through Medicaid and FAMIS (Family Access to Medical Insurance Security), under a new Virginia law that went into effect this week. Virginia Poverty Law Center staff attorney Jil ...Read More


PORTAGE, Ind. - A Portage woman couldn't be more grateful for the Weatherization Assistance program that helps keep her home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. The 2009 Little Calumet River flood destroyed the insulation in the crawl space of Cindy Markley's home. "The insulation that's ...Read More


CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The state of West Virginia is cutting support for child care, meaning hundreds of working families will face thousands of dollars more in annual day-care costs. A Charleston pediatrician recognized nationally for her work preventing child abuse says that's a terrible idea. Joan ...Read More

PHOTO: Sunscreen should be applied every two hours when outside, or more frequently if swimming or sweating.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As the hottest weather of the year continues to envelop Minnesota, here is a warning to those who are out and about in the sunshine. Roseville dermatologist Mohiba Tareen says it takes very little to increase your odds of developing skin cancer. "Even one blistering sunburn double ...Read More

PHOTO: old telephone wrapped in cord. Photo credit: Deborah Smith

PROVO, Utah - Hold the phone! Robocall season is underway in Utah, along with the election season. Political robocalls are exempted from National Do Not Call Registry regulations, and some families have been targeted for several calls a day. Shaun Dakin founded the National Political Do Not Contac ...Read More

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