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PNS Daily Newscast - August 10, 2020 

The U.S. tops 5 million COVID-19 cases; and the latest on the USPS mail slowdown.

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Sunday was the sixth anniversary of the police killing of Michael Brown. Tomorrow, Rep. Ilhan Omar faces off against a primary challenger in MN, plus primaries in CT, VT and WI. And a shakeup at the Postal Service.

Archive: April 18, 2013

PHOTO: This won't be you in retirement  if you can't afford to retire. AARP Washington says 462,000 Washingtonians over 45 have less than $25,000 saved for the future. Photo courtesy of

REDMOND, Wash. - For people in their 40s and above in Washington state, the "new math" may involve changing their target retirement age from 65 to...never. At a financial fitness seminar in Redmond on Wednesday, AARP Washington shared sobering new survey results: One in four Washingtonians age 45 an ...Read More

PHOTO: Gov. Bullock signs SB 107 today, decriminalizing homosexual behavior in Montana.

HELENA, Mont. - Today is signing day for Senate Bill 107, which led to intense debate about the tradition of long-standing state law versus human rights. The bill being inked by Gov. Steve Bullock will change state law so that consensual homosexual behavior is no longer a felony punishable by up to ...Read More

Photo: Coal ash ponds at the Riverbend site. Courtesy: Jeff Cravotta

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Catawba River is number five on the newly released list of America's Most Endangered Rivers. American Rivers ranked the Catawba that high mainly because of concerns about the effects of coal ash pollution on water quality and recreation. The soon-to-be-closed Duke Energy Rive ...Read More

Picture: The fight will continue for paid sick leave in Maryland. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Opposition from Maryland businesses was so fierce that legislation requiring them to offer paid sick leave did not seem to stand a chance when it was introduced in the General Assembly session that just ended. Now, supporters of paid sick leave say they have eight more months, until ...Read More

PHOTO: American Rivers has named the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness among America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2013, citing a proposed copper nickel mine at a popular entry point. CREDIT: Chad Fennell

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The jewel of Minnesota's natural resources and tourism industry is also among America's Most Endangered Rivers for 2013." The group American Rivers says the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is being threatened by a proposed copper and nickel mine near a popular entry point. ...Read More

PHOTO: More than 1,000 paper plates are being distributed to Oregon legislators today, all with messages about hunger. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

SALEM, Ore. - One thousand paper plates are being handed to Oregon legislators today, with a message on each plate from an Oregonian who has relied on a local food bank. Food bankers from every corner of the state will be serving up the plates, along with a request for more investment in the Oregon ...Read More

Troubled by automatic withdrawals from your bank account? Know your rights.

RICHMOND, Va. - April is National Financial Literacy Month, and one group would like Virginians to know that if they have ever tried to stop automatic debits from their bank account, only to be given the run-around by the bank, they do have recourse. Dana Wiggins is the director of outreach and fi ...Read More

PHOTO: Federal sequestration is reducing the number of AmeriCorps VISTA members who help to feed hungry children meals during the summer months.  Photo courtesy of OAFB.<br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Finding food during the summer months can be a challenge for Ohio's at-risk children, and this year it could be an even tougher task. The AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate program supports Summer Food Service programs in the state that feed children who normally receive free and re ...Read More

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