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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 25, 2020 


CORRECTED 2:30pm MST 11/25 - Linda Thomas-Greenfield would be the second Black woman in US UN Ambassador role, Susan Rice was the first. Biden nominees speak; how can social media spread less misinformation and be less polarizing. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: September 21, 2020

Turn Up! Fight Hunger and No Kid Hungry plan to provide 1 billion meals to kids living with hunger over five years. (Halfpoint / Adobe Stock)

NEW YORK -- With schools closed, many children who depend on free meals at school could be missing out, so children's advocates are partnering with a major media outlet to help ensure kids get the meals they need. Turn Up! Fight Hunger is a partnership of The No Kid Hungry campaign and Discovery. ...Read More

More than one in three Coloradans worries they could lose their housing because they can't afford their rent or mortgage, with people of color disproportionately at risk. (Galatas)

DENVER -- Denver voters will get to decide if the city should create an ongoing, dedicated revenue stream to address the city's growing homeless crisis. Denver's City Council approved adding a Homelessness Resolution Fund to the November ballot, which would generate up to $40 million a year by ratc ...Read More

Election officials say they expect a record number of Arizonans to use the option of mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 general election. (Darylann Elmi/Adobe Stock)

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tomorrow (Tuesday) is National Voter Registration Day, designed to remind those who haven't yet signed up to register to vote. With an important election coming up in six weeks, political observers are advising Arizonans to make a plan now on how they will vote. Sarah Vonck, lead ...Read More

In polls for the Maine Senate race just before Justice Ginsburg's passing, incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins was losing to Democratic nominee Sara Gideon by 5-10%. (Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons)

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Susan Collins of Maine is the first Republican senator to oppose holding a vote on a Supreme Court nominee until after the November 3 election. But the Supreme Court has been a major issue in Collins' close race against Democrat Sara Gideon for awhile. A Quinnipiac University Pol ...Read More

Of all the potential North Carolina voters who were disenfranchised in 2016 because of a felony conviction, more than half were on community supervision. (Adobe Stock)

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Some North Carolinians who currently are on probation, parole or post-release supervision for a felony conviction are now allowed to vote thanks to a recent court ruling. Yet advocates say the state has a long way to go when it comes to ensuring people with past felonies can cast th ...Read More

An analysis of vote-by-mail systems gave Oregon an

SALEM, Ore. -- Many states are scrambling to shore up their vote-by-mail processes, and Oregon's first-in-the-nation system is being looked to as a gold standard. Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury was at the helm when Oregon moved to its mail-only method of casting a ballot more than two dec ...Read More

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