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PNS Daily Newscast - October 28, 2020 


A technical error rejected your ballot? Take action. Plus, doctors sound off on harmful health impacts of tailpipe emissions.


2020Talks - October 28, 2020 


The window is closing to mail ballots in states like GA, MI and WI that require them to be received before Election Day. Experts recommend going in-person if possible.

Archive: December 15, 2017

A permanent connection with a caring adult is important for a young person's development. (Free-Photos/Pixabay)

HARTFORD, Conn. – Positive interactions with the child-welfare system can be particularly critical for adolescents, according to a recent report. Discussions of foster care and interventions by social services often focus on younger children. But the report from the Jim Casey Youth Opportuni ...Read More

The state of Arkansas now mandates that high school students must pass a Financial Literacy course in order to graduate. (Hero/GettyImages)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A new report shows that Arkansas is making significant progress in teaching high school students the life skills they will need to handle money. According to a new study by the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College, the Natural State has gone from one of the ...Read More

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance predicts that, for the 129 million Americans who have access to just one internet provider, monopolies will have greater power with the repeal of net neutrality. (Fabienne/Morguefile)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After the Federal Communications Commission voted to kill net neutrality on Thursday, some California cities are looking to create or expand municipal internet service to preserve open, fair and affordable online access. Manhattan Beach is exploring the possibility, and Sa ...Read More

Tech companies and public interest groups promise to fight the Federal Communication Commission's decision to repeal net neutrality rules. (generationjustice.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The way people use the internet could radically change now that the Federal Communications Commission has scrapped net neutrality. As expected, the five-member FCC ended regulations that guaranteed equal access to the internet. In a party-line vote, the commission handed ...Read More

Advocates for net neutrality say internet service should be treated and regulated as a utility. (Picography/Pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality rules. In a party-line vote on Thursday, the FCC approved a proposal to end regulations that prohibit internet service providers from blocking or slowing down access, or prioritizing their own content. ...Read More

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