PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: October 22, 2015

Students across Washington will be participating in educational activities as part of Lights on Afterschool day. Credit: School's Out Washington
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LONGVIEW, Wa. - After the final school bell rings today, students from Washington and across the country will still be continuing their educations. That's because many students will be participating in after-school programs. It's all part of Gov. Jay Inslee's declaration that Oct. 22 is "Lights On ...Read More

Immigration advocates are fasting in New Orleans over court delays to DACA/DAPA. Credit: Fair Immigrant Rights Coalition

PHOENIX – Petra Falcon is growing weaker. Today is the last day of her nine-day fast – no food, only water. She's part of a group that is fasting and camping out on the steps of the federal courthouse in New Orleans to pressure a three-judge panel on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal ...Read More

Pets are proven to improve their owner's health. Credit: Arizona Humane Society

MESA, Az. - Statistics show pet owners have lower blood pressure, cholesterol and heart rates. So this weekend the the AARP and the Arizona Humane Society are teaming up let pet owners show their animals some love. The groups are co-hosting a "Paws for Your Pets" event in Mesa on Saturday. Cynthia ...Read More

Immigrants-rights groups have launched a campaign to rescue a law that gives undocumented Coloradans the opportunity to get a driver's license or state identification card. Credit: Daniel Case/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - Immigrants-rights groups have launched a campaign to rescue a law that gives undocumented Coloradans the opportunity to get a driver's license or state ID. Jennifer Piper, organizer with the American Friends Service Committee, says Senate Bill 251 passed the Legislature in 2013, but the s ...Read More

The Pennsylvania Health Care Plan would cover every resident of the state. Credit: Healthcare4ALL PA<br />

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A bill to create a single-payer health-care system in Pennsylvania will be introduced in the state Legislature by the end of the month. The legislation is being introduced by Representative Pamela DeLissio of Philadelphia and was crafted with the assistance of HealthCare 4 ALL P ...Read More

Ohio is known nationally for under-performing charter schools. Credit: Kconnors/Morguefile

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program will soon grant $71 million for charter schools in Ohio, and in light of recent controversy in the state there's a push to ensure the money doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Researchers at Stanford University f ...Read More

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On average, three women in the United States are murdered by their husband or boyfriend every day. Credit: kentoh/

MADISON, Wis. – Domestic violence takes a toll on the millions of Americans affected by it every year. The American Psychology Association says 3 million children in the U.S. are exposed annually to domestic violence in their homes. Emily Barnes, director of development and communications ...Read More

More than half the Syrian refugees heading to the United States are children. Credit: UK-DFID/Wikimedia Commons

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The U.S will admit 10,000 refugees from Syria over the next year, more than five times the number admitted in the past 12 months, but those who help resettle displaced immigrants say more could be done. About four million Syrians have fled their war-torn country and hundreds of ...Read More

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