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PNS Daily Newscast - November 25, 2020 

Feeding hungry families, on Thanksgiving and beyond; and is that turkey really from a family farm? (Note to Broadcasters: The newscast has been granted a holiday for Thanksgiving, but we'll return first thing Friday.)

2020Talks - November 24, 2020 

Formal transition to Biden presidency begins; key Biden Cabinet nominations to be announced today. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: August 24, 2020

The Child Care Is Essential Act would create a $50 billion fund to ensure parents have access to affordable care. (ShunTerra/Adobe Stock)

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- The COVID-19 pandemic has been even harder on working parents without child care. Clara Vazquez of Sunnyside said she's been looking for affordable child care for her seven-year-old son for four years, and that coronavirus has made that search nearly impossible. Her son is star ...Read More

Utah's food banks are among the state's nonprofit organizations that are struggling to provide services due to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Utah Food Bank)

SALT LAKE CITY -- During the crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of Utahns and millions of Americans have turned to nonprofit groups to help them weather the storm. But what happens when those organizations also fall into a crisis? Utah has more than 10,000 nonprofit organization ...Read More

Restaurants across Tennessee continue to go out of business because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Adobe Stock)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- One-in-five Tennessee businesses operates in an industry most likely to be affected by the coronavirus recession, according to a new report. Based on data from 2019, that's about 34,000 businesses across the state. Jobs that have disappeared tend to be concentrated in the indu ...Read More

Ohio's dental offices were permitted to open on May 1 after closing during the pandemic. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Some health organizations are not seeing eye to eye when it comes to dental care during the pandemic. The World Health Organization recently recommended routine dental visits be delayed until there is a sufficient reduction in COVID-19 transmission rates. But many dental health p ...Read More

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