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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: September 17, 2015

The letter Ben Griffith wrote to supporters of abolishing the death penalty. He and other victims' family members have issued a matching-fund challenge to Kentuckians who share their view. Credit: Greg Stotelmyer.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Family members of six murder victims have issued a matching-fund challenge to Kentucky to support repealing the death penalty. Collectively, they have raised just over $1,600 to match donations to the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. Frankfort resident Ben Gri ...Read More

Local farmers, food entrepreneurs and investors are gathering in Carbondale this weekend to

DENVER – Slow Money, a grassroots effort to help bring more local food from farm to table, is holding its first Colorado conference this weekend in Carbondale. Slow Money founder Woody Tasche cites the "slow food" movement as inspiration, which began in Italy after the first McDonald's outlet ...Read More

The credit union member discount program, which will end Oct. 1, is credited with helping GM return to good health. Photo courtesy of GM.

LIVONIA, Mich. – It's been said that when the auto industry catches a cold, Michigan catches the flu. That's why, at the height of the financial crisis, credit unions quietly stepped in under their guiding philosophy of people helping people. David Adams, president and CEO of Michigan Cred ...Read More

Jason Starr of the NYCLU gave a talk at the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island Wednesday about the educational and legal needs of several thousand children from Central America who have arrived since 2012. Courtesy: HWCLI

NEW YORK – While the national spotlight is focused on the great needs of Syrian refugees in Europe, unaccompanied children from Central America continue to flow into the U.S., and New York is a prime destination – as detailed at a meeting Wednesday. Jason Starr, Nassau chapter director ...Read More

As technology evolves, more cyber-crime experts will be needed to catch criminals. Credit: Nowości Mrooczlandia/Morguefile.

DES MOINES, Iowa – Headline-making data breaches such as the recent Ashley Madison hack are drawing attention to the need for professionals who can stop cyber criminals in their tracks. Professor of Information Technology Bryan Burkhardt at Des Moines Area Community College says a vast spectr ...Read More

Big Sandy farmer Kelly Rutledge is in Washington, D.C., to press members of Congress on agricultural issues close to home. Credit: Montana Farmers Union.

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Food labeling, sage grouse, renewable-energy standards and new trade markets. It's a long list of priorities for Montana farmers and ranchers visiting Washington D.C. this week on the annual "fly-in" to meet with members of Congress. Big Sandy farmer Kelly Rutledge with t ...Read More

Utahns can check out electric vehicle options, including homemade cars, on Saturday in Murray. Credit: Mykyta Starychenko/iStockPhoto

MURRAY, Utah – Gas prices may be down, but that hasn't stopped Utah motorists from buying electric cars. For those considering that transportation option, several models will be on display in Murray on Saturday, in celebration of National Drive Electric Week. Event organizer Josh Edson, who ...Read More

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission opted to cancel the cancer study of communities near U.S. nuclear facilities. Credit: public domain/wikimedia commons

ERWIN, Tenn. – The federal government is canceling a study of cancer risks near U.S. nuclear facilities, including Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) in Erwin. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is citing concerns over the amount of resources the study would require and budget constraints, but ...Read More

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