PNS Daily Newscast - July 13, 2020 

Florida breaks the record for largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases; the Moving Forward Act could help with coastal restoration.

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GOP anti-Trump groups multiply, like Super PAC 43 Alumni for Biden. And lawmakers and career prosecutors criticize Trump for commuting the already shortened sentence of Roger Stone.

Archive: October 25, 2013

PHOTO: Hauling away old barbed-wire fence materials is harder without the use of motorized vehicles, but the

BEND, Ore. – About 200 people from across the West are in Bend this weekend for a conference to brainstorm about ways to help the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) better protect the country's National Conservation Lands. Volunteer Friends groups put in more than 112,000 hours last year and sav ...Read More

PHOTO: President Obama is being asked to allocate more federal resources to help rebuild areas of New Mexico devastated by last month's horrendous floods. Image courtesy of

BELEN, N.M. – President Barack Obama is being asked to allocate more federal resources to help rebuild areas of New Mexico devastated by last month's horrendous floods. The state's congressional delegation is asking Obama to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for New Mexico and the Santa Cla ...Read More

PHOTO: National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis speaks at the Latino Legacy Forum in Los Angeles on Thursday. The NPS is recommending the establishment of a new national historical park to honor the life of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Labor Movement.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The National Park Service is recommending Congress approve a new national historical park to honor Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement. National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis says the sites associated with the movement are an important part of American histo ...Read More

After the federal money for its budget was cut, Kanawha County's Head Start director retired to help the program keep going without turning away students. PHOTO courtesy of the Appalachian Council.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – This week we learned that federal budget sequestration resulted in Tucker County ending its Head Start program. Now the former director of Kanawha County Head Start says she actually accepted retirement to save that program the cost of her salary. Karen Williams retired ...Read More

PHOTO: Nevada and Israel have a lot in common when it comes to water. Image courtesy of the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

LAS VEGAS – In the world of water, Israel and Nevada share common challenges and successes. Learning more about those successes was part of Gov. Brian Sandoval's mission when he spoke recently at the Water Technology and Environment Control Exhibition and Conference (WATEC) in Israel. Meanw ...Read More

Image: National Weather Service image of Sandy one year ago today. Advocates say the nonprofit sector has been making great strides helping New Yorkers return to normal, but they are concerned about next storm.

NEW YORK – A year ago, New Yorkers were making ready for Superstorm Sandy – and now, helping agencies report major strides in assisting those who were affected by the storm. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for the Independence of the Disabled in New York, says her group h ...Read More

PHOTO: On Saturday, students from Western Illinois University will join millions of Americans in the largest community service effort in the nation. Photo of students volunteering. Courtesy WIU.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Thousands of Illinoisans will step up and give back to their communities Saturday as part of national Make a Difference Day. The event is the largest day of community service, as millions of volunteers across the country work on projects to help others. At Western Illin ...Read More

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