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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 


President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.


2020Talks - September 24, 2020 


A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Archive: June 23, 2020

Oral health is linked to heart health and chronic diseases like diabetes. (wladimir1804/Adobe Stock)

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Coronavirus is speeding up a project already underway to integrate dental care into primary care in an Oregon clinic. Dentists and primary-care doctors face barriers to interacting, even though a person's dental health is integral to their overall health. While the collaboration ...Read More

Rep. Charles Booker speaks to residents of Corbin, Ky., on Saturday. (Travis Kitchens)

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Many young Kentuckians headed to the polls today say they plan to vote for state Rep. Charles Booker as the Democratic challenger to Mitch McConnell's U.S. Senate seat. The 35-year-old Louisville native has sparked a movement among folks in their 20s and 30s, much like the popula ...Read More

To benefit pollinators, the Giant Co.'s new solar farm has been seeded with flowering plants throughout the site. (Center for Pollinators in Energy)

CARLISLE, Pa. -- A solar-array project unveiled in Carlisle on Monday will not only generate renewable power, but will also provide real benefits for local farms and pollinator insects. The seven-acre pollinator-friendly solar array will provide power to the headquarters of Giant Foods, a major su ...Read More

More than 1 in 10 Pennsylvania children lives in a high-poverty area. (kmiragaya/Adobe Stock)

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- There has been some improvement in the well-being of Pennsylvania's children over the past year, but many still lack health insurance and live in poverty, according to a new report. The 2020 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows the Keystone State has sli ...Read More

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction says it expects schools to reopen this fall, but parents and students can expect things to look very different after of the pandemic. (Adobe Stock)

MADISON, Wis. -- Parents and educators face uncertainty over the potential reopening of school buildings closed because of the pandemic. Wisconsin officials provided some clarity Monday, but one group wonders if districts are equipped to welcome students back. The Wisconsin Department of Public In ...Read More

Students in the

ARLINGTON, Va. -- While many summer internships and jobs for students have been canceled because of COVID-19 shutdowns, one nonprofit has launched a six-week paid remote program that offers Washington, D.C., high school students hands-on work experience as problem-solving consultants. The Educatio ...Read More

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