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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 

Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.

2020Talks - September 29, 2020 

Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Archive: April 24, 2015

PHOTO: Members of the cast of Listen To Your Mother Metro Detroit and their families recently spent a day volunteering at Cass Community Social Services, the show's designated charity. Photo courtesy Angela Youngblood.

DETROIT - Flowers are nice and brunch is lovely, but how about giving mom a chance to be heard this Mother's Day? That's the goal of "Listen To Your Mother," a live stage storytelling show which will be held in two Michigan cities this year. The Metro Detroit show will feature 13 local readers shar ...Read More

PHOTO: A bipartisan survey from the Center for Western Priorities shows three quarters of New Mexicans, and a majority of Americans throughout much of the West, oppose states taking control of federally-managed public lands. Comments from Ivan Valdez, owner, The Reel Life (fly fishing store and guide service) in Santa Fe. Image available: photo of man fly fishing in the Rio Grande River. Photo courtesy of the Reel Life.

SANTA FE, N.M. - The battle over control of federally managed public lands in New Mexico doesn't seem to have an end in sight. During this year's legislative session, two bills which sought to create a study commission to consider state control of federal lands were defeated. Ivan Valdez, who owns ...Read More

PHOTO: Last week marked the 100th day of the 114th Congress, and it came with a briefing by conservation and environmental groups that said America's lands, water and wildlife are in peril from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his colleagues. Photo credit: Carl Wycoff/Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa - As the 114th Congress moves toward its 114th day, a briefing from conservation and environmental groups is giving Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his colleagues a failing grade thus far on lands, water, wildlife and climate action. Debbie Neustadt, an executive committ ...Read More

PHOTO: It's National Crime Victims' Rights Week, and in Illinois, advocacy organizations are working to ensure crime victims understand their rights and protections, and can access services to help their recovery. Photo credit: Nina H/Flickr.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - It's National Crime Victims' Rights Week, and victims' advocates say just as the accused have rights in the criminal justice system, crime victims should as well. Crime victims should be treated with fairness, dignity and respect, and they deserve rights pertaining to representa ...Read More

PHOTO: It's spring cleaning time, but before tossing old clothing or household items in the trash, Hoosiers are encouraged to help others in their community by donating items to a local charity organization. Photo credit: Jen Waller/Flickr.

INDIANAPOLIS - Whether it's clothing, sports equipment, toys or books, many Indiana homes are brimming with items that are rarely used - and some not at all. Experts say taking the time to de-clutter during the spring can not only tidy up a home but also can help others. Instead of tossing an unwa ...Read More

PHOTO: Arlington did well when measured by a new online interactive livability index set up by AARP. Photo courtesy of Flicker and Arlington County.

RICHMOND, Va. - A new livability index rates Arlington and four other Virginia communities as good places to "stay healthy, get around and enjoy life." AARP's new interactive online tool compares locations for housing, transportation, neighborhood services, health and the environment. It also consi ...Read More

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