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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.

Public News Service - AZ: Philanthropy

A volunteer helps distribute groceries last week at the Help Yourself Food Co-op, held every Friday in Mesa. It is sponsored by United Food Bank, part of the Arizona Food Bank Network and Feeding America. (United Food Bank photo)

MESA, Ariz. -- As the full effect of the coronavirus sets in, thousands of people in Arizona have been sent home from their jobs to wait out the pandemic. And without paychecks, many will need help putting food on the table. Because of that, the state's food banks are gearing up to provide more me

Delegations from Arizona and across the country are in Washington, D.C., this week to push for federal regulations to end anonymous shell companies. (Warchi/iStock)

PHOENIX - An Arizona delegation is joining others in Washington D.C. this week to urge Congress to tighten laws that allow anonymous shell companies in the United States. The groups from across the country want Congress to establish federal regulations to make corporate ownership more transparent,

Interfaith Thanksgiving this Sunday. Credit: Rev. David Felton, United Methodist Church

PHOENIX - In the wake of the terrorist bombing in Paris, this weekend's Eighth Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner in Fountain Hills takes on a new role, that of bringing together a community riven by fears about Muslim immigrants from Syria. This week Governor Doug Ducey demanded the feds stop

PHOTO: The Arizona Community Foundation is joining about 700 colleague organizations nationwide in celebrating a century since the first community foundation was started in Cleveland. Photo courtesy of the City of Phoenix.

PHOENIX - Community foundations in Arizona and across the nation have been helping their communities since the first one was founded a century ago in Cleveland. Earlier this week, President Obama recognized the 100th anniversary of the first community foundation. Megan Brownell, chief business dev

GRAPHIC: #GivingTuesday is meant to balance out the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday by calling on people in Arizona and elsewhere to give back to their communities. Photo credit: #GivingTuesday.org.

PHOENIX - Following the massive consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, today's #GivingTuesday campaign is calling on Arizonans to support a variety of charities and nonprofits in their own communities. Arizona's Children Association is one of several nonprofits in the state partnering on #Gi

PHOTO: The head of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, Ginny Hildebrand, is retiring after a quarter century of guiding the growth of the statewide food banking network. CREDIT: AAFB.

PHOENIX – The head of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, Ginny Hildebrand, is stepping down after guiding development of a statewide food banking network that "kept hunger at bay" during the Great Recession. Hildebrand says the non-profit organization has grown to include nearly 1,600 fo

PHOENIX - Demand for emergency food rose 27 percent last year at Arizona's food banks. Applications for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or food stamps, were up 33 percent. And Ginny Hildebrand, president of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, says the outlook for 2011 is no bette

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Arizona's physically, mentally and emotionally-challenged youths will have a league of their own in just a few weeks, as they begin playing in the new Miracle League of Arizona stadium in Scottsdale. Dan Haran, Sr., father of the former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher, heads the op

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