PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: July 30, 2013

According to Hanna Vaandering, the new Oregon Education Association president, many districts have been forced to cut professional development activities for workers, so OEA is filling part of that gap with its Summer Leadership Conference.

BEND, Ore. - Teachers urge people to never stop learning - and they're taking their own advice in Oregon. This week, more than 400 educators are gathering in Bend for three days of sharing ideas. Topics range from dealing with difficult people and responding to pupil violence to how Oregon's tax sys ...Read More

PHOTO: Today (Tuesday) marks the 48th anniversary of Medicare. The program provides health insurance for millions across Texas and the nation, but changes could be on the way with the trust fund expected to be exhausted in 2026. CREDIT: Images Money
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AUSTIN, Texas - As the cost of health care continues to rise, Medicare is the only real option for health insurance for seniors across Texas and the nation. Those who rely on it are urging Congress to keep the program strong for future generations. According to Barbara Kaase of Mesquite, with her ...Read More

PHOTO: The CPSC is launching its annual

RICHMOND, Va. - The government's top consumer watchdog is warning about the risks of late-summer drowning deaths. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is beginning its "Pool Safely Week" campaign today, a reminder that there are still a lot of hot summer days left where safe swimming should ...Read More

Tatiana Grez, lead advocate with the Latina advocacy group SEPA Mujer, said the system needs to be changed, because at present many undocumented women can only stay legal by staying with their husbands, even if they are abusive.

NEW YORK - Members of Congress from New York and across the nation will be getting an earful on immigration issues today, and local advocates say domestic violence is a major reason they need to act without delay. There is no time to pause on immigration reform, according to Maryann Sinclair Slutsk ...Read More

PHOTO:  Hogares is one of the mental health centers affected by the decision to withhold funds.<br />Photo by: Beth Blakeman<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Mental-health centers that dispense as much as 85 percent of New Mexico's mental health, PTSD and substance abuse services may be locking their doors and going dark, because of claims of suspicion of fraud after an audit. Human Services Secretary Sidonie Squier stopped state and ...Read More

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