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PNS Daily Newscast - September 28, 2020 

The New York Times reports President Trump's tax returns show chronic losses; and will climate change make it as a topic in the first presidential debate?

2020Talks - September 28, 2020 

The New York Times obtains President Trump's tax returns, showing chronic loss and debts coming due. And Judge Amy Coney Barrett is Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Archive: October 23, 2013

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SEATTLE - It may seem like the crooks are winning in the battles to prevent fraud and identity theft - but in Washington, maybe not for long. The state Attorney General's office and AARP Washington are teaming up to spend the next year warning people about scams and recruiting those who run across ...Read More

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MISSOULA, Mont. - Bark beetles, stream flows, asthma and the ski industry. They're all topics folks will be talking about today at a "People's Hearing" on the Environmental Protection Agency's carbon pollution standards for new coal plants. The impacts of a changing climate are harsh on the state's ...Read More

PHOTO: This is Teen Driver Safety Week. A survey shows 55 percent of Montana teens admit to texting and driving. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

HELENA, Mont. - Cutting distractions and buckling up are two goals for Teen Driver Safety Week in Montana this week. Montana has the highest traffic fatality rate in the nation, even when distance traveled is taken into account - and it's a trend that holds true for teen drivers. Denise Juneau, Mo ...Read More

PHOTO: Ohioans can avoid utility cut-offs with an annual Winter Reconnection Order. It allows any utility customer to restore service or avoid a shutoff by paying $175.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Temperatures are going from chilly to cold this week - and, just in time, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's "Winter Reconnect Order" will help struggling families stay warm in their homes. Under the order, any utility customer has the opportunity to restore service or avoid ...Read More

IMAGE: Local, state, and national leaders and experts gathered in Columbus on Tuesday to discuss ways to better serve children who have experienced child abuse and neglect. Courtesy Child and Youth Behavioral Health Leadership Summit.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Any child can experience abuse or neglect, and if these issues are not addressed, according to one expert, their health and well-being later in life will suffer. Dr. Vincent Felitti shared his research Tuesday at the Child and Youth Behavioral Health Leadership Summit in Columbus. ...Read More

PHOTO: Michiganders can now only apply for home heating assistance from the state from November to May, under a new law that took effect Oct. 1. Photo credit:

LANSING, Mich. - The temperature already is dropping, but if you're one of many in Michigan who get help with heating bills from the state, you'll have to wait a little while longer. A new law that took effect Oct. 1 says Michiganders only can apply for heating assistance during what the state is c ...Read More

PHOTO: The ACLU of Texas has filed a lawsuit claiming that a Customs and Border Protection agent used unwarranted force and physically abused a U.S. citizen during questioning last fall. Photo credit: Bill Morrow.
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BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency is facing a new lawsuit over an alleged false arrest and excessive use of force against a U.S. citizen. The incident happened last November as a pregnant woman with disabilities was confronted by an agent outside her workplace in Br ...Read More

PHOTO: Raleigh attorney Steve Monks is a member of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty. Photo courtesy of Monks.

RALEIGH, N.C. - The push to end the death penalty traditionally has been part of progressive politics, but a growing number of Republicans now are asserting that state executions run counter to conservative priorities as well. Raleigh attorney Steve Monks, a member of the group "Conservatives Conce ...Read More

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