'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service


PNS Daily Newscast - August 16, 2019. 

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Archive: August 29, 2013

PIERRE, S.D. - A new school year means changes are under way, and that is true for teachers too. "Common Core" standards will be used to update and replace education values that came under "No Child Left Behind." Sandy Arseneault, president of the South Dakota Education Association, said it will a ...Read More

PHOTO:  An Ohio state representative plans to introduce a bill that would overturn the Ohio Board of Regentsí recent decision to allow state universities to charge in-state tuition for students in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. Photo: DREAMers protesting. Courtesty DREAM Activist Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Achieving a college degree may be just a dream for Ohio DREAMers. The Ohio Board of Regents recently made young immigrants in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program eligible to pay in-state tuition at Ohio's public universities. But Republican St ...Read More

PHOTO: Students from Baltimore's City Neighbors Charter School carried signs on the National Mall as part of the events commemorating the March on Washington.

BALTIMORE – For many children, Martin Luther King Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech is just a mention in a textbook. But for students at City Neighbors Charter School in Baltimore, it inspired a trip to the nation's capital. Teacher Peter Redgrave brought 76 students from the school to th ...Read More

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