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PNS Daily Newscast - October 28, 2020 


A technical error rejected your ballot? Take action. Plus, doctors sound off on harmful health impacts of tailpipe emissions.


2020Talks - October 28, 2020 


The window is closing to mail ballots in states like GA, MI and WI that require them to be received before Election Day. Experts recommend going in-person if possible.

Public News Service - MN: Media Reform

As technology demands pick up during the COVID-19 crisis, broadband advocates say government agencies still need to provide more infrastructure funding to eliminate gaps. (Adobe Stock)

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- From distance learning to telemedicine, the pandemic crisis continues to expose gaps in broadband internet access. An effort in Minnesota aims to provide a clearer picture of where customers are being left behind. On its website, the Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition offers a

The Sinclair Broadcast Group operates four stations in the Twin Cities. (wbur.org)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group holding their annual meeting outside of Baltimore Thursday will be met by protesters opposed to the company's proposed merger with Tribune Media. The media reform group Free Press Action Fund, which is suing the Federal Communication

Internet service providers such as Comcast and Verizon use servers like these to convey bits of data from content providers to consumers. (Edgar Oliver/Pixabay)

MINNEAPOLIS – The Federal Communications Commission says it will vote Dec. 14 to repeal net neutrality. Critics say that decision would enrich giant telecommunications companies and put them in charge of what people see, and don't see, on the Internet. That's because net neutrality treats

PHOTO: CREDIT: Idaho National Laboratory

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of Minnesota leaders from academia, business, government and the non-profit sector are gathering this week to share notes on the cyber threats they face and how to manage the risks. The 2013 Cyber Security Summit is being sponsored by the Better Business Bureau. According to

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The need for more access to high-speed and wireless Internet in rural America is among the key points of discussion at the National Rural Assembly, which wraps up today at the Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront. Broadband access plays a critical role in nearly every sector of societ

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