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PNS Daily Newscast - February 26, 2021 


A new study finds big gains in living-wage jobs under Biden Infrastructure Plan; U.S. House passes major protections for LGBTQ Americans.


2021Talks - February 26, 2021 


A $15 minimum wage is out for now; Capitol Police on past and current threats; House passes major milestone for equality; and voting rights targeted across the nation.

Archive: December 28, 2020

More than 81% of registered voters in Montana voted in the 2020 election. (Halfpoint/Adobe Stock)

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HELENA, Mont. -- Election workers behind the scenes battled through a number of obstacles to ensure a successful election this year. Because of the pandemic, Montana counties were able to conduct all-mail elections. Dana Corson, director of elections and voter services for the Montana Secretary o ...Read More

A human rights report gives Illinois 3.5 points out of 10 for how kids are treated in the criminal-justice system. (AdobeStock)

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Advocates say Illinois and many other states are out of step with other developed countries when it comes to the treatment of kids in the justice system. A 2020 State Ratings report from the organization Human Rights for Kids looks at 12 areas needed to create a legal framewor ...Read More

Most of the wood harvested in the United States is exported to Southeast Asia for furniture manufacturing. (Adobe Stock)

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By Andrew Muhammad for The Conversation. Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan/Tennessee News Service reporting for the Conversation-Public News Service Collaboration. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The pandemic has shrunk U.S. forest exports, and economists say supply disruptions in Southeast Asia, where Ameri ...Read More

Northwest Youth Corps is a Eugene-based nonprofit deploying young people to public lands in Oregon, Idaho and Washington. (Mount Rainer National Park/Flickr)
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EUGENE, Ore. -- The economic woes from the COVID-19 pandemic parallel the Great Depression in some ways, and new research suggests national service programs from the 1930s could be useful for the recovery and for young people who need work. A Brookings Institution report calls on the country to exp ...Read More

Research shows fine particles in wildfire smoke, already hazardous to people's health, can become even more harmful over time. (Brett Palm/University of Washington)

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SEATTLE -- Wildfire smoke can be counted among the things that don't get better with time. Researchers studying the effects of smoke plumes are concerned about the chemical reactions that happen as they age. Brett Palm, a postdoctoral researcher in atmospheric chemistry at the University of Washin ...Read More

A new Wisconsin report says increases in precipitation and temperatures are likely to drive more extreme weather events, such as floods and heatwaves. (Adobe Stock)

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MADISON, Wis. -- Reducing the threat of historic floods in Wisconsin is being touted as a key benefit of this month's report from the Governor's Task Force on Climate Change. More than 50 recommendations are now on the table to help the Badger State reduce the impact of greenhouse gas emissions and ...Read More

Baltimore's Black communities are struggling to get to work after pandemic-related cuts to city's bus system scaled back service. (Wikimedia Commons)

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BALTIMORE -- A Baltimore group pushing for more equitable transit policies commemorated the 64th anniversary of the Montgomery bus boycott with a virtual rally, linking the civil-rights campaign of the 1950s to the fight against local public-transit cuts brought on by the pandemic. In response to r ...Read More

The CDC says flu vaccination reduces the risk of flu illness by between 40% and 60% among the overall population during seasons when most circulating flu viruses are well-matched to the flu vaccine. (Adobe Stock)
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it's likely flu viruses will complicate the coronavirus outbreak this winter and recommends getting a flu vaccine. Flu activity usually peaks between December and February, but it can last as late as May. Dr. Dale Toney, preside ...Read More

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