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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Public News Service - NH: Housing/Homelessness

New Hampshire renters could face a wave of evictions once the moratorium ends this summer. (I-Frontier/iStockPhotos)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The Sununu administration is expected to release a plan as soon as Thursday to prevent evictions, and housing advocates are hoping for a robust rental assistance program and more. The moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 crisis will end within a few weeks unless it is exten

The rate of homelessness in New Hampshire is among the lowest in the nation. (Dustytoes/Pixabay)

DURHAM, N.H. – New research shows that while homelessness in the United States may be down overall, it's still rising in the most expensive rental markets. And New Hampshire has one of the lowest homeless rates. Christopher Glynn, assistant professor of decision sciences at the University of

For National Library Week, the Laconia Public Library has been partnering with the New Hampshire Bar Association to provide free foreclosure-relief programs. (Found5dollar)

LACONIA, N.H. - National Library Week is being celebrated in lots of ways in the Granite State. At the Laconia Public Library, the focus has been on helping locals in financial distress learn about ways to save their homes. Julie Todaro, president-elect of the American Library Association, said th

Recent graduates of AARP's Senior Leadership Program which is supported by Dartmouth and UNH. (AARP-NH)

CONCORD, N.H. – Dartmouth and the University of New Hampshire are teaming up with AARP again this year to help provide leadership training for Granite Staters who want to advocate on issues that are of top concern for locals as they get older. Douglas McNutt, director of advocacy for AARP Ne

PHOTO: Organizers say the

CONCORD, N.H. - Organizers say it's a chance for New Hampshire residents to send a message to the State House, and that they're tired of a rigged system that favors the wealthy and big corporations. The idea behind the "We Rise" national day of action is to put people and the planet first, said Kar

CONCORD, N. H. – Healthcare, housing, and women's issues - those topics are just a taste of what's on the agenda at this weekend's 2012 New Hampshire Progressive Summit. Zandra Rice-Hawkins, executive director of summit co-sponsor Granite State Progress, believes many policies of the past few

CONCORD, N.H. - Organizers say they expect thousands to gather outside the State House at noon today to call for the House and Senate to scrap a budget proposal that contains deep cuts to social service agencies. They say the cuts would do serious damage to New Hampshire's "safety net." Educators,

CONCORD, N. H. - After almost 4,000 home foreclosures in New Hampshire in 2010, there seems to be little change heading into the new year. More than 200 foreclosure cases are currently pending, and the state is beefing up its efforts to let people know about alternatives and the free help available

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