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PNS Daily Newscast - August 13, 2020 


Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.


2020Talks - August 13, 2020 


Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Public News Service - MA: Disabilities

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate worked Thursday on a bill aimed at slowing the spiraling costs of health care. The progress on addressing dozens of amendments to the measure was watched closely - and with notable optimism in some quarters. One theme likely to emerge when and if the legislation is

BOSTON - Families of Bay Staters who have intellectual and developmental disabilities are cheering legislation moving through the legislature. If it passes, they hope to secure services that better meet their loved ones' needs, at minimal increased cost. Kathy Kaczynski of Auburn is the mother of

BOSTON - Advocates for people with intellectual challenges are supporting a measure currently making its way through the Massachusetts Legislature. The "Real Lives" bill is designed to improve the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their family membe

Boston, MA – Bay State legislators deciding where the budget ax should fall are hearing a loud and clear “not any more here” from people with disabilities, their friends, and families. They are rallying today outside the State House. The proposed budget would add to earlier cuts, c

Boston, MA – The idea of lowering income taxes while the economy is sour sounds like a win-win on the surface. But the "back story" of what happens when 40 percent of the state's income suddenly disappears shows that not everyone does win. That's the debate around "Question 1," which will be

Natick, MA – October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time to remember that people with disabilities struggle to find employment nationwide. The latest statistics from the National Organization on Disability show the unemployment rate for disabled people is over twice as hi

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