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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 - MN: Senior

St. Paul, MN – Federal economic stimulus checks will soon be in the mail, and the rip-off artists are already hovering. Pam Johnson with the Minnesota Community Action Agency says the scammers promise to do all the legwork for you, for a small fee. Her advice? Tell them to take a walk. "Some

St. Paul, MN – Minnesotans will have more choices in getting screened for colon cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the state. Guidelines provide two new options for treatment, in an effort to reach more health care consumers. Several health groups have expanded their guidel

Minneapolis, MN – As the pressure of hunger continues, Minnesota's 26th annual March food drive gets underway this weekend. The goal is to boost supplies at more than 300 food shelves across the state. Campaign coordinator Sue Kainz with Minnesota Food Share says this year's effort is critic

Minneapolis, MN – Food shelves across Minnesota report more people than ever are coming through their doors. While the rate of increase isn't skyrocketing as it has in previous years, they expect to set another usage record this year. Even though it's starting to level off, and that's good ne

St. Paul, MN – Are Minnesota hospital patients getting the best care available? Maybe not, according to a report to be released today. Carrie Mortrud with the Minnesota Nurses Associationsays it finds many healthcare facilities may not have enough qualified staff to meet patients' needs. "We

Bloomington, MN – Financial security and health care are the topics of a series of statewide forums that get underway today, sponsored by AARP Minnesota. Spokeswoman Amy McDonough says they're part of a national effort to raise awareness of, and find solutions to, issues that affect millions o

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she plans to introduce legislation to help families caring for aging relatives. It would set up a 'clearinghouse of information' to help seniors stay independent and in their homes as long as possible. "That means, making information available on where you can get

The country's largest senior advocacy group says we need a better way to deal with the health issues of an aging population. Minnesota AARP spokeswoman, Amy McDonough, argues we've got to move away from institutions, such as nursing homes, and encourage family caregivers. “It is more cost-eff

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