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PNS Daily Newscast - September 30, 2020 


Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.


2020Talks - September 30, 2020 


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

Archive: December 17, 2019

According to AARP's Valuing the Invaluable report, about 1 in 8 adults in New Hampshire and across the country provides unpaid care for a family member. (Enlightening Images/Pixabay)

CONCORD, N.H. — About 1 in 8 people in New Hampshire is a family caregiver, according to a new AARP report that says these folks provide more than $2 billion worth of unpaid care for their loved ones. State data from AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series show in 2017, about 177,000 Gran ...Read More

Arkansas health officials say residents in rural counties don't always have access to healthy food choices, often having to shop in gas stations or convenience stores for their groceries. (Diaz/AdobeStock)<br /><br />

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Recent studies have found that where you live can have an effect on how long you live, and life expectancy in Arkansas is among the lowest in the country. One study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found the average life expectancy in America - which had ...Read More

Public schools on Montana reservations are more likely to have law enforcement on campus, according to a new report. (bartsadowski/Adobe Stock)

HELENA, Mont. - Indigenous students are disciplined more often and more severely than their white peers in Montana public schools, according to a new report. The American Civil Liberties Union analysis found Native American students in K-12 schools were arrested six times more often and received out ...Read More

Only 54% of families headed by prime-age workers (age 32 to 61) participate in any kind of retirement plan, down from 60% in 2001. (Pixabay)

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nearly half of U.S. families have no retirement savings, according to a new Economic Policy Institute report. And the median balance for families that do have savings is far from what they'll need. The report said families in their mid-30s have just $1,000 socked away. And families ...Read More

AARP Washington says those online holiday deals that look too good to be true probably are. (zephyr_p/Adobe Stock)

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Scammers are looking to steal holiday cheer, and a new survey finds many Washingtonians could be prime targets. The AARP Fraud Watch Network's new report, "Season's Cheatings," looks at how susceptible Washington consumers are, and finds 1 in 5 failed a quiz testing their ability to ...Read More

Protesters have been calling for impeachment at rallies once a month in front of Rep. Mark Amodei's office in Carson City. (Chip Evans/Indivisible Northern Nevada)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Rallies in support of impeachment of President Donald Trump will take place Tuesday evening in more than 400 cities and towns across the nation. More than 90,000 people have signed up to attend - with more than 1,000 expected at four events in Nevada: in Carson City, Las Vegas, P ...Read More

The Green Light New York law will improve public safety and generate $57 million in annual revenue. (Africa Studio/Adobe Stock)

NEW YORK — Immigration advocates are celebrating this week as New York restored the right of all state residents to obtain a driver's license, including undocumented immigrants. In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attack, then-Gov. George Pataki issued an executive order requiring all driv ...Read More

Childhood trauma is a factor in 44% of depression cases, according to the CDC. (Kittiphan/Adobe Stock)

BOISE, Idaho -- Childhood trauma has long-lasting effects on a person's well-being. According to recent data, it impacts thousands of Idahoans with serious health conditions and even death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least five of the top 10 causes of death are associat ...Read More

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