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PNS Daily Newscast - May 12, 2021 


Montanans get to weigh in on firearms on college campuses, and Washington state addresses carbon pollution from the building sector.


2021Talks - May 12, 2021 


Senators Schumer and McConnell duel over voting reforms, the GOP divide over Trump could widen, and a pipeline hack spurs cybersecurity concerns.

Archive: December 9, 2020

Nationwide, more than 32 million workers lack access to paid sick days, including roughly seven out of 10 low-income employees. (Pormezz/Adobe Stock)

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CARSON CITY, Nev. -- It's been nearly a year since Nevada's first-ever paid-leave law went into effect, but loopholes are making the law less effective than backers intended, especially during the pandemic. The state law requires businesses to provide 40 hours of paid leave, or five eight-hour work ...Read More

Illinois farmers are experiencing rainier springs and drier summers because of the changing climate. (EJRodriquez/Adobe Stock)

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- With farms and ranches on the front lines of climate change, organizations have come together to launch the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance. Megan Baskerville, agriculture program director for The Nature Conservancy in Illinois, said farmers here already are seeing more f ...Read More

Massachusetts voters added five women to the Legislature in November, after another five were elected the previous cycle. (jpellgen/Flickr)

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BOSTON -- This year's elections didn't change the racial or political imbalances in the Massachusetts state Legislature, and electoral competitiveness remains at an all-time low, according to new data. The latest report from the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth, or MassINC, found that ...Read More

As in other parts of the country, Iowa education leaders are trying to figure out ways to prevent students learning remotely from falling too far behind during the pandemic. (Adobe Stock) As in other parts of the country, Iowa education leaders are trying to figure out ways to prevent students learning remotely from falling too far behind during the pandemic. (Adobe Stock)

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WATERLOO, Iowa -- Public schools across the country say they're seeing more failing grades as many students continue with distance learning. In Iowa, there's also early evidence of the "COVID slide." Some U.S. school districts report double-digit increases in the percentage of students with failing ...Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise in every county in Arkansas. (Adobe Stock)

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Arkansas and other rural states, and experts say the consequences of being unprepared for an infectious-disease outbreak have never been more apparent. According to data from CovidActNow.org, Arkansas hospitals are stretched thin and aren't e ...Read More

In September, the highest rates of emergency-room visits related to drug overdose occurred in North Carolina's most rural counties, including Caldwell, Richmond and Robeson. (Adobe Stock)

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MARION, N.C. -- Rural North Carolina is battling two health epidemics - substance abuse and COVID-19 - as treatment centers navigate shutdowns and internet-access challenges to address addiction and mental-health issues. In McDowell County, Jacqueline Fox heads McDowell Impact, a peer-support speci ...Read More

Montana has developed a movement and migration strategy to protect wildlife in the state. (MierCat Photography/Adobe Stock)

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HELENA, Mont. -- Researchers say land managers should consider and protect the migration routes that are critical to wildlife in the West. One study shows that migration increases a species survival by 7% for the animals that migrate compared with those that don't. Andrew Jakes, regional wildlife b ...Read More

Ohioans who are behind on rent or mortgage payments can contact their local community action agency to see if they qualify for assistance through the Home Relief Grant. (Adobe Stock)

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Agencies are moving fast to get struggling Ohioans the CARES Act funding that can help them stay in their homes. In November, Ohio's Community Action Agencies received a total of $50 million through the Home Relief Grant to help those who are behind on their mortgage, rent or othe ...Read More

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