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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 

President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.

2020Talks - October 23, 2020 

The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: August 9, 2016

Protections have been put in place to protect forage fish, like the bobtail squid, in Mid-Atlantic waters off the U.S. coast. (NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Forage fish are considered the lifeblood of the ocean's food web, yet in the Atlantic Ocean off America's Eastern Seaboard they have gone unmanaged, with no regulations on how much can be caught. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted Monday to change that, setting i ...Read More

An August 16 Community Conversation will feature candidates for Congressional races in Districts 7, 9 and 10. (mockingbird/morguefile)

ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida has more congressional seats open for new candidates than any other state this election, and voters have a unique opportunity to become part of what's billed as "democracy in action." A community conversation on August 16 will feature candidates for Congressional races in Dis ...Read More

Missouri will be represented at the first ever national Fight for $15 convention. (Stand up KC).

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The first-ever nationwide Fight for $15 convention is being held Friday and Saturday in Richmond, Virginia. A contingent from Missouri will take part in a march and rally. Terrance Wise is a fast food worker from Kansas City, and a member of Fight for 15 and Stand Up KC. He sai ...Read More

A new tool maps Colorado's food, health care, child care and financial assistance programs by county. (Pixabay)

DENVER - An interactive dashboard released today aggregates data on Colorado's food, health care, child care and financial assistance programs by county. The state has a mixed track record helping residents that struggle to meet basic needs, with some counties performing better than others. In resp ...Read More

Even as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was trying to change the topic to the economy, a new (WBUR) poll shows he trails Democrat Hillary Clinton by wide margin in New Hampshire (Gage Skidmore).

CONCORD, N.H. - GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump tried to change the topic by talking economic issues in Detroit Monday, but the latest New England polling shows that he still has a long way to go, even when it comes to winning support from Granite State Republicans. Steve Koczela is presiden ...Read More

Concerned citizens in Guilford County turned out at the local Board of Elections meeting on Monday to discuss their concerns about early voting hours and locations. (Jen Jones)

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The saga of North Carolina's voting laws was seemingly settled last week when a federal appeals court declared the state's policies requiring voter IDs, and eliminating same day registration, discriminatory. But the debate rages on as local boards of elections face establishing ea ...Read More

Many commercial copiers and scanners contain hard drives that store data. (Guruleninn/Wikimedia Commons)

CROMWELL, Conn. - Making a copy of your tax return could put you at risk of identity theft. Commercial copiers, scanners and printers are essentially computers. Many have hard drives and store data that can be retrieved. Identity thieves sometimes buy used commercial machines to collect that stored ...Read More

Solar power should be accessible to apartment dwellers and low-income New Yorkers. (cverkest/

NEW YORK - Clean energy advocates want the Public Service Commission to release its plan to make solar power accessible to all New Yorkers. The PSC launched its Shared Renewables Initiative last year, with the goal of making solar power available to everyone regardless of where they live, especially ...Read More

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