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PNS Daily Newscast - November 27, 2020. 

A call on state congressional delegations to speed COVID-19 economic relief; a gap in trapping pollution impacts communities of color.

2020Talks - November 25, 2020 

CORRECTED 2:30pm MST 11/25 - Linda Thomas-Greenfield would be the second Black woman in US UN Ambassador role, Susan Rice was the first. Biden nominees speak; how can social media spread less misinformation and be less polarizing. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: August 13, 2014

PHOTO: A survey from AARP Ohio finds the majority of voters age 50 and older say the costs of utilities, health care and taxes leave them concerned about future financial security. Photo credit: Jane M. Sawyer/morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The gubernatorial race makes it a big election year for Ohio, and a new report finds many older Ohioans say they want candidates who will directly address their financial concerns. According to a survey commissioned by AARP Ohio, the majority of voters age 50 and older are anxious ...Read More

PHOTO: Actor and comedian Robin Williams reportedly took his own life on Monday. A memorial has sprung up outside the house in Boulder CO where parts of his show Mork and Mindy was filmed. Photo credit: David Crandall

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As details emerge about the reported suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams on Monday, family members and friends acknowledge he was suffering from a long battle with depression. Many Florida families suffer the same anguish, and suicide is the ninth leading cause of death ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report finds a staggering number of young athletes hide their injuries or feel pressured to play while hurt. Photo credit: Roxannah/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - As young athletes are taking to the field, track and turf in Indiana for the beginning of fall sports, a new survey finds a growing number will likely face an injury during the season. According to the research from Safe Kids Worldwide, an alarming number of young people are injured ...Read More

PHOTO: Basketball is part of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the largest such event in the world. This year's games are under way in Philadelphia. Photo credit: U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - They showed courage and heart while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and now that same grit and determination is on display at the 34th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Some 600 veterans with disabilities representing states across the nation - including Tennessee - ar ...Read More

PHOTO: Robin Williams was known during his life as a brilliant comedian and actor, and advocates for mental health say his tragic death could serve to bring greater understanding to the issues of mental illness. Photo credit: S. Jurveston/Wikimedia Commons.

BRIGHTON, Mich. - Many Michiganders are still reeling from the news that acclaimed comedian Robin Williams, who spent part of his childhood in metro Detroit, took his own life this week. Experts say his death highlights the secrecy and stigma that still accompany mental illness. Many people think o ...Read More

PHOTO: Coming to a rooftop near you? A report from the group PennEnvironment shows Pennsylvania's solar capacity grew by 16 percent in 2013. Photo credit: Petr Kratochvil.

PHILADELPHIA - The year 2013 was one of sizeble growth for solar power in Pennsylvania. According to a new report from the group PennEnvironment, the state's solar capacity grew 16 percent last year, as the nation saw solar projects triple since 2011. PennEnvironment field director Adam Garber said ...Read More

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