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PNS Daily Newscast - September 29, 2020 


Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.


2020Talks - September 29, 2020 


Today's the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio. And a British news show reports a Trump campaign effort to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Public News Service - MN: Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. - One in three school-age children in Minnesota relies on free or reduced lunch programs for two-thirds of his daily calories and that figure is increasing. Congress is expected to take rapid action to address the growing problem: The House Education and Labor Committee is having a

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Congress is expected to vote this week on the American Jobs Act. While the economy is slowly showing signs of recovery, advocates in Minnesota call the bill "must-pass legislation" that bridges a critical gap left as a result of state budget shortfalls. Eliot Seide, executive dire

MINNEAPOLIS - Once school dismisses for the year, summer can be a hungry time for Minnesota kids, because during the school year, one-third of school-age children rely on free or reduced-price lunch for two-thirds of their daily food. Late last week, Senator Al Franken and Hunger Solutions Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - The National Farm to School Act, introduced in Congress last Friday, could mean access to healthier food for school kids, and an economic boost for Minnesota farmers. The bill is good news for rural economies, according to Sandy Dietz, of Whitewater Gardens in Altura. She says too many

MINNEAPOLIS - Diesel vehicles make up 10 percent of traffic on Minnesota roads, but account for more than 50 percent of all traffic-related air pollution. To the rescue is Project Green Fleet, a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations offering free ret

FARMINGTON, Minn. - If we want our students to be healthy and academically alert, we need to pay attention to their fitness levels, and physical activity is a key to that. So says veteran teacher Jack Olwell, who is a veteran Phys Ed teacher at North Trail Elementary in Farmington, and a proponent

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota has a reputation as a national leader for positive policy changes. However, in the area of physical activity for kids, the state ranks near the bottom. While the number of obese children in Minnesota has hit a plateau, doctors say it's still too high. Dr. Howell Wechsle

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota is one of just three states in the entire country that don't have statewide physical education standards in schools; such standards currently are up to local districts. University of Minnesota professor Dr. Marti Kubik says many kids aren't getting the physical activity they

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