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PNS Daily Newscast - November 23, 2020 


The holiday forecast calls for fewer cars on the road for Thanksgiving; dealing with racial impact of cap and trade.


2020Talks - November 23, 2020 


Trump campaign is running out of legal options as more states certify. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Public News Service - CT: Senior

HARTFORD, Conn. - Advocates for older Connecticut residents who prefer at-home care to nursing homes say a "share the burden" proposal by Gov. Dannel Malloy to increase the co-pay on home care will price some seniors out. A recent AARP survey of seniors showed 80 percent of those surveyed, age 50 a

AVON, Conn. - A Connecticut man born just a few years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is celebrating what would be the slain civil-rights leader's 82nd birthday today - and has his own stories of prejudice to tell. Bob Rodman of Avon remembers when his was the only Jewish family in the town where

DANBURY, Conn. - Many Nutmeggers equate oral health care with children's visits to a dentist, but experts say routine and emergency care should also be available to adults throughout their lives to avoid pain and the increased cost of emergency room visits. Brookfield dentist Scott Bialik says a r

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A new free computer program is helping Connecticut residents determine whether they're eligible for a plethora of state and federal assistance programs. While funding has been reduced for many such programs, it's also true that many Nutmeggers are eligible for these programs and

HARTFORD, Conn. - You could brush and floss and visit a dentist regularly, and still suffer from tooth decay and even more serious problems, according to a new journal article that exposes six dental myths. The first myth is that the consequences of poor oral health stay in the mouth. Lisa Reynold

HARTFORD, Conn. - As Connecticut seniors celebrate the passage of Medicare 45 years ago, they note that the biggest health reform since then, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, will also provide many benefits to seniors. Surveys show that many older Americans are unaware of that

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - As the recession grinds on, with an increasing number of long-term unemployed, many Connecticut residents are unable to pay for their prescription drugs. A new program is helping some do that, and the hope is to greatly expand it to meet more of the need. Isadora del Vecchio, busi

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - Carbon monoxide, which is colorless and odorless, can seep into homes and cause serious health problems for unsuspecting residents. Connecticut is the only state so far to have received a federal grant to provide 4,000 carbon monoxide detectors to low-income families that includ

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