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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Archive: December 9, 2015

Participating in activities with their peers helps foster children succeed. Credit: Lourdeslanote/Wikimedia Commons

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The federal Strengthening Families Act is helping children in foster care have some of the formative experiences that children in intact families may take for granted. What Young People Need to Thrive, a report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, says foster children have oft ...Read More

Colorado's highest court will hear two cases that challenge municipal laws enacted by voters to limit hydraulic fracturing or fracking operations. (cullenphotos/iStockphoto)

DENVER - The Colorado Supreme Court will hear arguments today on two cases with broad impacts on whether local governments in the state can limit fracking operations. In one case, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, or COGA, is challenging a five-year moratorium passed by voters in Fort Collins i ...Read More

The U.S. Senate today is expected to pass the 1,061-page bill known as the Every Student Succeeds Act to guide education policy into the next decade. (jdurham/morguefile)

PORTLAND, Ore. - After 14 years of the policy known as "No Child Left Behind," a new one soon takes its place - and every member of Oregon's congressional delegation is on board. The U.S. Senate is to vote today on the Every Student Succeeds Act, and it's expected to pass handily. The new policy re ...Read More

Sheriffs, including some in New York, have encouraged licensed gun owners to carry their weapons following the recent shooting attack in San Bernardino, Calif. (Zvone Lavric)

MONTICELLO, N.Y. - Since the shooting attack on a San Bernardino health facility in California, county sheriffs in several states have put out a "call to arms" to licensed gun owners. In New York, Sullivan County Sheriff Michael Schiff and Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum are encouraging lice ...Read More

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