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PNS Daily Newscast - August 7, 2020 


The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.


2020Talks - August 6, 2020 


Iowa's governor has restored the right to vote for people with past felony convictions via executive order; and Tennessee has a primary election today.

Archive: August 30, 2019

Flaring of excess methane at oil and gas facilities may become more pervasive if the Environmental Protection Agency's revised methane waste rule takes effect. (Wild Earth Guardians)

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Trump administration unveiled plans yesterday to roll back Obama-era protections designed to combat air pollution and climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency wants to revoke the Methane Waste Rule, which requires oil and gas companies to install technology t ...Read More

EEE can cause a serious central nervous-system infection, such as meningitis and brain inflammation, and about one-third of EEE cases are fatal (NIH/Flickr).

CONCORD, N.H. – State health officials want residents and their visitors to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites this Labor Day Weekend in order to prevent vector-borne diseases. Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced that a horse from Nort ...Read More

Florida's minimum wage is set at $8.46 per hour. (Pixabay)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The battle to raise Florida's and the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour continues. Orlando attorney, entrepreneur, and megadonor John Morgan is backing the group Florida for a Fair Wage, which is trying to put a $15 minimum-wage proposal on the ballot for the 2020 elect ...Read More

Is the promise of higher speeds worth the possible health risks of 5G wireless technology? <br />(mohammad hassen/Pixabay)

CHICAGO –Some Illinoisans are encouraging state leaders to put the brakes on the rollout of new 5G wireless technology. The Illinois House Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and IT Committee held a hearing Thursday on the topic of technology and 5G in Illinois. 5G promises higher speeds, higher c ...Read More

State health officials say in addition to wearing proper clothing and using repellent, Massachusetts residents should take steps to keep mosquitoes away from in and around the home. (Alvesgaspar/Wikipedia)

BOSTON – State health officials want Massachusetts residents and their visitors to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites during their Labor Day weekend activities. Many communities face a "critical" risk for potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis after new cases were identified in ...Read More

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