PNS National Newscast

Audio Activation
"Siri, play the Public News Service (podcast)"
"Hey Google, play the Public News Service podcast"
"Alexa, play Public News Service podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app

2020Talks

Audio Activation
"Siri, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Hey Google, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Alexa, play Two-Thousand-Twenty Talks podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app

Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - August 7, 2020 


The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.


2020Talks - August 7, 2020 


The Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate. Hawaii has a primary tomorrow, but there are only 8 vote service centers.

Archive: May 21, 2013

Wisconsin’s Lemon Law, which has been on the books since the 80s, is said to be one of the best in the nation.

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's Lemon Law, which has been on the books since the '80s, is said to be one of the best in the nation. If you plunk down your hard-earned dollars for a new car and it turns out to be a lemon, you get a prompt refund or replacement. But Republican lawmakers are considering a ...Read More

Photo: Children of immigrant families participate in immigration rally on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: First Focus

RICHMOND, Va. - As a U.S. Senate committee prepares to vote this week on a sweeping immigration reform bill, advocates for children say it contains critical provisions for protecting and helping immigrant youth. It includes a pathway to citizenship, and other provisions to keep families together. ...Read More

Tsou says McCarthy’s nomination holds special importance to a state such as Pennsylvania, where clean air is affected not only by pollution produced from within but also by entities in other states.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A U.S. Senate committee controlled by Democrats has given its blessing to the nomination of Gina McCarthy as the next head of the Environmental Protection Agency. That vote late last week came after some Republicans had tried to stall the process, and has people from both sides of ...Read More

A new report says unless steps are taken immediately, New York is not is going to be able to fill the jobs of the future – especially in the five-county Capital District, where high-tech businesses are growing. Graphic courtesy America's Edge.

ALBANY, N.Y. - A report released in Albany today says there's a "skills gap" in New York State, especially in the Capital Region, where high-tech jobs are growing. It says there are too many "unprepared students and unprepared workers." The study, prepared by the business group America's Edge, says ...Read More

PHOTO: A yellow-rumped warbler. CREDIT: Robert Nunnally

AUSTIN, Texas - From their beautiful tunes to their stunning colors, songbirds still are migrating across the state and putting on their best displays this time of year. According to Steve Gross, a past president of the Texas Ornithological Society, while some may believe it's too late for bird-watc ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - An expensive special session of the Legislature may not be needed after all since Governor Terry Branstad has now said he might be open to expanding Medicaid if he can be confident the federal government won't back out on its assurance to pay most of the additional cost. Anthony ...Read More

1 of 1 pages   1