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PNS Daily Newscast - September 21, 2020 

COVID-19 reported to be on the rise in more than 30 states; and will Supreme Court nomination tilt U.S. Senate races?

2020Talks - September 21, 2020 

Biden pays tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Trump plans to announce his replacement nominee this week. Plus, early voting in four states.

Archive: July 10, 2020

Wisconsin's governor has announced that three retired judges will review applications of people who want to serve on a nonpartisan commission to redraw the state's legislative districts. (Adobe Stock)

MADISON, Wis. - The State of Wisconsin is now accepting applications for people to serve on a nonpartisan redistricting panel, aimed at eliminating political influence in redrawing legislative maps. But some are questioning whether the state is ready for this approach. After each census, states ar ...Read More

Ventilators and other high tech-medical equipment are critical in treating patients with the COVID-19 virus. But how quickly can they be fixed when they need repairs? (Nenov Brothers/Adobe Stock)<br />

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Hospitals struggling with a spike in COVID-19 cases say they're also battling the manufacturers of medical equipment, like ventilators and CT scanners, over who has the right to repair them. An Arizona Public Interest Research Group Education Fund study claims the current system ...Read More

In June 2019, terminally ill California resident Chris Davis requested aid-in-dying medications but passed away before getting them due to the mandatory 15-day waiting period.(Amanda Villegas)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - More patients with terminal illnesses in California are making their decisions to end their suffering using the state's aid-in-dying law. The number last year was 405, compared to 337 people the year before, according to a new report from the California Department of Public He ...Read More

Connecticut's presidential primary is coming up on August 11, so anyone who wants to vote with an absentee ballot needs to send their application in soon. (Svanblar/iStockphoto)

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's presidential primary is now only one month away, and the state is sending out absentee ballot applications that must be returned ASAP. The filled-out applications can be turned in to your town clerk starting in one week - and then, the ballot will be mailed directly ...Read More

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