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PNS Daily News - October 26, 2020 


Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court moves toward a final vote; judicial appointments issue looms in the election; and five COVID-19 infections confirmed within VP Mike Pence's inner circle.


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Youth voter turnout has been high in early voting. And presidential candidates court swing-state voters in the last days until November 3.

Archive: May 10, 2013

Birds that migrate through Maryland like the Canada Warbler are on the decline. Photo credit: Boreal Songbird Initiative

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – From their beautiful songs to their stunning colors, birds are putting on their best displays this time of year in Maryland. It's the spring migration season, and more than half the birds you see at your feeders and soaring across the sky right now are headed north to Canada' ...Read More

PHOTO: Governor Steve Beshear says Kentucky will expand Medicaid.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear gave the green light Thursday to Medicaid expansion in Kentucky. The governor says enlarging the government health care program will provide coverage to an additional 308,000 Kentuckians, cutting the state's uninsured population in half. Cathy Allgood Mu ...Read More

PHOTO: Letter carriers across the state and the nation will be picking up food donations left by mailboxes on Saturday.
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AUSTIN, Texas – What is known as America's largest one-day food drive is set for Saturday. Carmel Perez Snyder, associate state director for outreach with AARP Texas, says to take part, you just need to leave a bag of food by your mailbox and on Saturday your letter carrier will grab it. "W ...Read More

PHOTO: A new poll among U.S. Latinos shows strong support for high school sex education that includes the topics of birth control, sexually-transmitted diseases and abstinence. CREDIT: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

PHOENIX – Strong majorities of U.S. Latinos say preventing teenage pregnancy is a major issue, and that high school sexual education should include the topics of birth control and sexually-transmitted diseases, as well as abstinence. Those are some of the results of a new poll from Planned Par ...Read More

IMAGE: As more details come to light in the kidnapping of three Cleveland women, experts say those specifics will likely have great impact on all rape survivors, their supporters, and the whole community. Image courtesy of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Held captive for more than a decade and now back with their families, the healing process begins for Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight. And as the details of their ordeal unfold, experts say the trauma will continue for both them and other survivors of rape. M ...Read More

NEW YORK – With a march, a rally and a church service, a coalition of community leaders on Thursday called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to save the financially troubled SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. Clergy and labor leaders, patient advocates, local politicians and TV commentator Rev. A ...Read More

DENVER – The controversial process known as fracking could soon be getting some federal government oversight. On Thursday, Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis of Colorado were among the legislators introducing the FRAC Act. The bill would require the oil and gas industry to disclose the ch ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Health care reform advocates are proposing a plan to provide care for the Affordable Care Act's remaining uninsured. A coalition of organizations representing consumers and communities of color is calling on elected leaders to pass a full expansion of Medi-Cal. Anthony Wr ...Read More

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