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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

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Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: January 20, 2014

PHOTO: Congresswoman Gwen Moore says if he were alive today, Dr. Martin Luther King would be in tears about the backslide in voting rights. (Photo provided by Moore's office)

MADISON, Wis. - In 1992, Gwen Moore was the first African-American woman to be elected to the Wisconsin Senate, and in 2004, she was the first African-American elected to represent Wisconsin in Congress. Rep. Moore (Dist. 4 - Milwaukee) says if Dr. King were alive today, he would be speaking out as ...Read More

PHOTO: For the 45th year, volunteers from the AARP Foundation at more than 100 sites across the state will help Missourians file their income tax returns, free of charge. Photo courtesy of AARP.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tax time doesn't have to be quite as taxing, thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who are donating their time and expertise to help low- to moderate-income Missourians file their income tax returns. According to Craig Eichelman, AARP Missouri state director, the Tax-Aide program, ...Read More

PHOTO: As more farmers across the state and the country turn to cover crops, the latest trend of mixing species can have an even greater impact. Photo credit: Natural Resources Conservation Service.

AMES, Iowa - The use of cover crops is having positive effects on the Iowa environment and also on the bottom line for farmers, and it appears the latest trend in that area will be even more beneficial. Cover crops are used in conjunction with cash crops mainly to help limit nutrient runoff and eros ...Read More

NEW YORK - Consumer watchdogs say New Yorkers pay some of the highest utility rates in the nation, and a new report has found that they also are paying tens of millions in legal costs to raise those rates. Bronx Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz (D-Dist. 81) is calling on Gov. Cuomo and fellow lawmakers t ...Read More

PHOTO: Researchers say the Freedom Industries' chemical spill is part of a broader pattern of damage to West Virginia's drinking water from the mining industry and its suppliers. Photo credit: Dan Heyman

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Freedom chemical spill drew international attention, but researchers said it is hardly unique, since coal mining and processing have damaged West Virginia's drinking water for years in ways often ignored before now. One study quoted by the Associated Press (AP) found that wat ...Read More

PHOTO: Some Nevada residents will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today by fund-raising and volunteering on this National Day of Service. Photo credit: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission.

RENO, Nev. - Some residents of northern Nevada will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, at a charitable fundraiser and by volunteering in their communities. Dr. Angie Taylor, board member, Northern Nevada Black Cultural Awareness Society, said she expects several hundred people to ...Read More

IMAGE: Thousands of Illinoisans will commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday by making it a 'day on,' not a day off, as part of a National Day of Service.

CHICAGO - Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to making the world a better place, and thousands of Illinoisans are helping to carry out his vision of service today. As part of the National MLK Day of Service, projects and events will focus on ways volunteers can make an impact in their own ne ...Read More

IMAGE: Thousands of Indiana volunteers will give back in their own communities during today's National Day of Service, honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Hoosiers are being encouraged to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by helping their neighbors, and from Evansville to Fort Wayne, thousands are participating in today's MLK National Day of Service. According to Craig Brenner, special projects coordinator, Co ...Read More

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