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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 

Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage Alt-Right groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.

2020Talks - September 30, 2020 

Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: August 15, 2016

Federal regulators are moving forward with several huge gas pipeline projects despite criticism that natural gas is fast becoming an outmoded power source. (Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition)

RICHMOND, Va. – Federal regulators are moving forward with huge pipeline projects across Virginia and West Virginia, although opponents say the projects are risking overbuilding and locking in a fuel that causes climate change. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC confirmed it w ...Read More

Despite huge gains, around 300,000 Kentuckians remain uninsured, according to a new report.(Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An estimated 300,000 Kentuckians still don't have health coverage, even as Kentucky has gained headlines for having one of the nation's largest drops in uninsured residents. According to the results of a new survey from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, people of Latino ...Read More

A new uSafeNH app will be available this fall to students at all 26 New Hampshire colleges and universities, offering guidance if they are victims of sexual assault. (M. Clifford)

CONCORD, N.H. — In New Hampshire and around the country, one-in-five women will be sexually assaulted during her college career, according to local prevention advocates. A new mobile app will be available this fall to help women on all college campuses across the state. Students spend a lot ...Read More

A new program aims to bring locally sourced fruits and vegetables to more Wisconsin children. (UW Extension)

MADISON, Wis. – Building on the success of Wisconsin's farm-to-table movement, several children's advocacy groups in the state have joined to launch the Farm to Early Care and Education project. Funded with a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the program will bring fresh fruits and veg ...Read More

OSHA will look into complaints that some janitorial workers in the Bay State are being required to carry propane to and from work in their personal vehicles. (Industry Cooperation Trust Fund)

BOSTON -- An investigation into the grocery business in Massachusetts uncovered "major safety risks" for some janitorial subcontractors at local Stop and Shop stores. There's no question people want clean and shiny floors when they shop for groceries, said Mike Gallagher, director at the Industry ...Read More

New data shows hundreds of South Dakotans have recently fallen victim to identity theft scams, and consumer watchdogs are trying to help. (iStockphoto)

PIERRE, S.D. — New data shows South Dakota reported fewer fraud complaints than almost every other state, but thousands of local residents are still falling victim to scams. According to AARP's Fraud Watch Network, South Dakota ranks 49th in the nation for fraud complaints, but in 2014, near ...Read More

Mid-August means summer vacation must soon make way for early mornings, classrooms and homework. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Mid-August means late nights and lazy mornings – and endless hours playing Pokemon. But all that must soon make way for early mornings, classrooms and homework. Stephanie Marcy, a psychologist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, says back-to-school doesn't have to soun ...Read More

Minnesota could soon become the fifth state in the nation to offer paid family leave for public employees, now that one of the state's largest unions has approved the idea. (iStockphoto)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota's public employees are one step closer to having paid parental leave. Members of one of the state's largest unions, the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees - or MAPE - voted in favor of providing six weeks of paid leave for new parents. The proposal ea ...Read More

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