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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.


2020Talks - August 11, 2020 


Connecticut updates its election rules, and two Trump allies face off in Georgia's state runoff. Plus, a preview of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Public News Service - IL: Family/Father Issues

Chicago, IL – Bring back the funding Illinois children need to thrive. That's the message from foster care advocates and providers who are urging Governor Blagojevich to sign legislation restoring funds cut from the budget. Those cuts have reduced staff at the Department of Children and Family

Chicago, IL – They'll put the pieces together with pictures, dates and names. Hundreds of foster children in Illinois soon will create "lifebooks" to help them keep track of who's who and work through why they aren't with their birth families now, or weren't in the past. Ruth Jajko is the di

Springfield, IL – Illinois is at least five months and $2 billion dollars behind on its bills. The payments are due to organizations that provide state-mandated social services, including family counseling, foster care and assistance for people with disabilities. Today, Lutheran church and age

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