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PNS Daily News - October 23, 2020 


President Trump and Joe Biden square off in their final debate; warnings that "dark days" of the pandemic are yet to come; and food assistance now available for some wildfire victims.


2020Talks - October 23, 2020 


The second and last presidential debate was much more controlled than the first; President Trump keeping to his main themes, calmly rebutted by Biden.

Archive: September 2, 2020

Nevada will use $10 million in federal pandemic funds for short-term rental assistance to stall evictions. (publicdomainpictures/Pixabay)

LAS VEGAS -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it would temporarily halt evictions for some Americans struggling to pay their rent due to the pandemic. The order will apply to Americans who qualified under the CARES Act, which covered individuals who earn less than $99,000 ...Read More

About 200 military veterans now are students at the Oregon Institute of Technology's Klamath Falls campus. (seanlockephotography/Adobe Stock)

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- Former military members going to college at one southern Oregon school are doing what they can to help their local compatriots. The Student Veterans Program at the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls is finding ways to support the community through its "Vets Helpi ...Read More

A CSU professor says after taking her sociology course, about one in four students reports they've learned to be

By Jennifer Cross for TheConversation.com Broadcast version by Lily Bohlke for Public News Service Reporting for TheConversation.com-Colorado News Connection FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Many Americans are asking how they can be more sensitive to members of different racial groups, a desire fueling sales ...Read More

The University of Montana's MonTECH program offers free, 30-day loans of its assistive-technology equipment across the state. (MonTECH)

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Technology from the University of Montana will provide a big assist to students living with disabilities as the school year begins. Within the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities, the MonTECH program provides assistive technology to people across the state. Molly Kimmel, th ...Read More

The deadline for North Carolinians to request a ballot by mail for the 2020 presidential election is Tuesday, Oct. 27. (Adobe Stock)

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A month-long virtual series organized by the North Carolina Council of Churches aims to inform voters who might feel overwhelmed in an era of misinformation and political polarization. The Rev. Isaac Villegas, pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship, said Americans always have t ...Read More

Nearly 75% of Americans in the latest AARP survey are worried that Social Security will run out of money by the time they retire. (Adobe Stock)

RICHMOND, Va. -- As the Trump administration threatens to reduce the payroll tax that's a primary funding source for Social Security, a new report shows a majority of Americans believe the program is more vital than ever in the pandemic. More than 1 million Virginians receive Social Security benefi ...Read More

In New Hampshire, ballots returned by hand do not need a postage stamp, but those put in the mail require one first-class stamp. (Molly Biron)

CONCORD, N.H. -- With the New Hampshire primary election on Tuesday and the general election just two months away, misinformation about how and when to vote has been spreading on social media and elsewhere. Just last week, President Donald Trump misspoke when he told rally-goers in Londonderry that ...Read More

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