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PNS Daily Newscast - November 25, 2020 

Feeding the hungry on Thanksgiving and beyond; and is that Turkey really from a family farm? (Note to Broadcasters: the newscast has been granted a holiday for Thanksgiving, but we shall return first thing Friday.)

2020Talks - November 24, 2020 

Formal transition to Biden presidency begins; key Biden Cabinet nominations to be announced today. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: May 12, 2015

PHOTO: Investigators at the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit track cyber scams, as a new AARP survey shows many Washingtonians still aren't doing enough to protect themselves from being hacked. Photo courtesy of AARP Washington.

SEATTLE - Cyber-criminals are one step ahead of many Washingtonians, if the results of a new AARP survey are any indication. Almost half of those surveyed didn't pass an eight-question test about how to keep their personal information secure online. About one in four said they've recently done thei ...Read More

The third annual Patient and Family Advisory Council conference is under way in Worcester. Local advocates say these community volunteers have saved consumers both time and money. Courtesy of Health Care for All Massachusetts.

WORCESTER, Mass. - Chalk it up as another milestone for Massachusetts health care. This month marks five years since the state launched the first-in-the-nation Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFAC). Wendy Franz of Hampden County says she never had any intention of becoming a healthcare advoca ...Read More

PHOTO: Four Indiana law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2014 will be honored at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

INDIANAPOLIS - This week marks National Police Week, and four fallen police officers from Indiana are among the dozens nationally whose sacrifice and service is being honored. The engraved names of Jeffrey Brady Westerfield of Gary, Perry Wayne Renn of Indianapolis, Nickolaus Edward Schultz of Merr ...Read More

PHOTO: California lawmakers are considering a new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that would raise an estimated $3 billion a year to pay for anti-diabetes programs. Photo credit: Jane M. Sawyer/Morguefile.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The price of soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages could go up in the Golden State if a new tax being considered in Sacramento is approved. The measure could mean paying an additional $1.34 for a two-liter bottle of soda. The Assembly Committee on Health is expected t ...Read More

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