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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: August 9, 2019

Between 2001 and 2017, the U.S. human footprint nationwide expanded by 24 million acres, with states like North Dakota losing natural habitat primarily to oil and gas expansion. (sarahchristianson/hcn.org)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. is losing its wild landscape to energy, transportation, agriculture and urbanization at a rate of two football fields per minute, according to new research sounding alarms about what it means for future generations – especially in light of climate change. The ...Read More

In 2017, Indiana had the 20th highest rate of gun deaths among the states, according to the Giffords Law Center for Gun Violence Prevention. (Adobe Stock)

INDIANAPOLIS – More than 900 people each year in Indiana are killed with guns, and some experts say the state's gun laws are relatively weak in terms of restrictions. The state bars people with a record of domestic violence from purchasing or possessing guns, and requires retail handgun deal ...Read More

Maryland's decision to loosen restrictions on some gun permits runs counter to some of the state's other firearms laws. (Adobe stock)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland State Police announced this week that the state has lifted restrictions on concealed carry gun permits for business owners. The restriction had limited business owners to carrying handguns only when on the job, or traveling to or from work. With the policy change, ...Read More

Fossil fuel infrastructure in the U.S. includes about 2.6 million miles of pipelines. (Reinhard Tiburzy/Adobe Stock)

PHILADELPHIA – Environmental groups say an explosion earlier this week at a pump station along the Mariner East 2 gas pipeline highlights regulatory flaws and lack of oversight of the project. The explosion Monday at the Boot Road Pump Station shook homes and rattled windows half a mile away ...Read More

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