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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 

President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.

2020Talks - October 23, 2020 

The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: August 18, 2014

PHOTO: A new study from UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health shows too little healthy food is available to many Wisconsinites, and food insecurity is a statewide problem that has led to more obesity. Photo courtesy University of Wisconsin Extension Service.

MADISON, Wis. – In the land of cheese and bratwurst, a surprising 740,000 Wisconsinites are worried about going hungry. A recent study by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shows a significant portion of the state's population is worried about not having enough to ...Read More

PHOTO: Summer is a critical time as neighbors in Arizona can help save lives by donating blood. Photo credit: U.S. State Department.

PHOENIX - Arizonans are encouraged to roll up their sleeves and give blood as supplies tend to diminish during the summer months. Julia Wulf is CEO of the Blood Services Division at the American Red Cross. She says donations of blood drop during the summer because high school students are on break, ...Read More

PHOTO: New Mexico's arts and culture industry means billions of dollars and thousands of jobs for the state's economy, according to a recent study. Photo credit: Utah Courts.

SANTA FE, N.M. - A recent study by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs shows arts and culture means thousands of jobs and billions of dollars to the state's economy. Dr. Shelle Sanchez, the department's director of strategic initiatives, conducted the study. Entitled, "Building on the Pas ...Read More

PHOTO: A $3.8 million federal grant is helping researchers at the University of Nevada study how to meet growing demand with a declining water supply. Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

RENO, Nev. - Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno will spend the next several years studying how to deal with a limited water supply linked to ongoing climate change. Maureen McCarthy is interim director with the University of Nevada-Reno's Academy for the Environment. She says the universi ...Read More

PHOTO: More than half of teens surveyed for the Pew Research Internet Project said they'd observed instances of cyber-bullying. Photo courtesy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus. Social media is providing online channels for negative interactions between children, with more than half of teens reporting they have witnessed online bullying. Experts like Peggy Caruso, ...Read More

PHOTO: Michigan voters aged 50 and older have a lot on their minds when it comes to their future financial security, and a new poll of likely senior voters reveals they're not getting the answers they need from political candidates. Photo credit: Menstatic/Morguefile.

DETROIT - With the August primary over and candidates making the final push toward the November election, AARP Michigan is cautioning candidates to consider listening to voters 50 and older, who will likely take their fears about finances into the voting booth. A new poll commissioned by AARP Michi ...Read More

PHOTO: Clatsop County may soon be known for more than its beautiful beach scenery. It has been selected for a five-year health improvement challenge, the Way to Wellville, with a $5 million prize at stake. Photo credit: Steven Pavlov, Wikimedia Commons.
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ASTORIA, Ore. - Clatsop County on the Oregon Coast is one of five communities in the U.S. selected for a five-year health improvement challenge, with a prize of $5 million. Several Oregon communities applied, but Clatsop County is the only Oregon finalist. The project is called the "Way to Wellvill ...Read More

PHOTO: Agritourism events like farm-to-table dinners are helping Ohioans learn more about the role of local foods in a sustainable food system. Photo credit: Ely Brothers.

WESTERVILLE, Ohio - With an increasing interest in local foods, some Ohio growers and producers are using agritourism to help people connect with the land and learn how the food they eat is grown. Tours, weddings, and farm-to-table dinners are among the events regularly held across the state, showca ...Read More

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