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PNS Daily Newscast - September 28, 2020 


The New York Times reports President Trump's tax returns show chronic losses; and will climate change make it as a topic in the first presidential debate?


2020Talks - September 28, 2020 


The New York Times obtains President Trump's tax returns, showing chronic loss and debts coming due. And Judge Amy Coney Barrett is Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Archive: January 8, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. - As retirement accounts continue their recovery from the economic downturn and at least some baby boomers are overcoming unexpected job losses late in their careers, experts say it is possible to turn things around when it comes to retirement - and this might be the year to do it. In ...Read More

PHOTO: The parents of Chloe Manz hope the law that carries her name will help the hundreds of Missouri babies born each year with congenital heart defects to get the lifesaving treatments they need. Photo Courtesy of Pulse Ox Missouri.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri parents can breathe a bit easier when bringing their new babies home. A law mandating the screening of every newborn for potentially fatal heart conditions took effect Jan. 1. Dr. Stephen Kaine, director of cardiovascular laboratories at Children's Mercy Hospital, said t ...Read More

PHOTO: In Nov. 2012, Utah's unemployment rate for people over age 55 was 4.6 percent. In Nov. 2013, it had fallen to 2.9 percent. Photo courtesy AARP Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY - There is positive news on the employment front for at least one group of Utahns: the senior community. The state Department of Workforce Services reports that November's 2.9 percent unemployment rate for people ages 55 and older is down two-tenths of a point from October. The rate ...Read More

PHOTO: Despite the cold snap Ohio is experiencing, an expert says global warming is real. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio and other parts of the nation may be frozen, but an expert says the world is still warming. Lonnie Thompson, an Ohio State University professor who has studied the effects of climate on glaciers around the globe, said public opinion on climate change tends to shift in response ...Read More

LANDER, Wyo. - Natural gas goes up in flames every day in Wyoming during a process called "flaring." Those are the flames seen commonly at oil drilling sites, where the natural gas is a by-product. The Wyoming Outdoor Council has issued a report calling for a reduction of the practice because it ca ...Read More

PHOTO: In cities like Willmar, Walker, Forest Lake and St. Louis Park, efforts are underway to make their communities more supportive of those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Photo credit: Abdulsalam Haykal

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As Minnesota's population continues to age at a rapid pace, so does the number of people with dementia. That has some communities taking action now to set up supports. Olivia Mastry, executive lead at ACT on Alzheimer's, said seven towns and cities already are in the early stages ...Read More

PHOTO: The Humane Society of the United States wants to end the practice of cutting off the tails of dairy cows, calling it inhumane and unnecessary. Photo credit: WI Dept. of Agriculture

MADISON, Wis. - The Humane Society of the United States is calling for an end to the practice of cutting the tails off dairy cows, calling it painful and unnecessary. Paul Shapiro, a vice president of the organization, sent a letter to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, calling for an end to tai ...Read More

PHOTO: New Mexico teachers' salaries should be more in line with neighboring states in order to hire new teachers and keep others from leaving, according to the National Education Association of New Mexico. Photo credit: U.S. Dep't. of Education.

SANTA FE, N.M. - The state should start paying teachers a salary more in line with neighboring states in order to hire new teachers and keep others from leaving, according to the National Education Association of New Mexico. The group's president, Betty Patterson, acknowledged that Gov. Susanna Mar ...Read More

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