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PNS Daily Newscast - September 24, 2020 


President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power post election; and COVID vaccine #4 needs volunteers.


2020Talks - September 24, 2020 


A new report highlights importance of keeping guns away from the polls; and Florida wants an investigation of a fund to help pay returning citizens' court fees and fines so they can vote.

Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

The Library of Congress' Veterans History Project has collected more than 100,000 recorded interviews with veterans, from the World War I era through current conflicts. (Adobe Stock)

CONCORD, N.H. — As veterans are celebrated today across New Hampshire and the nation, the director of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project is encouraging people to collect the first-person narratives of the military veterans in their families and neighborhoods. Project Director

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaking at a UNH town hall Wednesday. (NEWS CENTER Maine/Facebook)

DURHAM, N.H. – Democratic Party presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts visited the University of New Hampshire on Wednesday. She has been portrayed as having plans for many things, but not health care – yet. Warren, like Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, backs Me

For the first time, former Vice President and Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden says President Donald Trump should be impeached. Biden made these remarks at a town hall meeting Wednesday in Rochester, N.H. (Biden's Twitter page)

ROCHESTER, N.H. – Former Vice President and Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden for the first time is unconditionally supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Biden called for Trump's removal from office Wednesday at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire. "To prese

EEE can cause a serious central nervous-system infection, such as meningitis and brain inflammation, and about one-third of EEE cases are fatal (NIH/Flickr).

CONCORD, N.H. – State health officials want residents and their visitors to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites this Labor Day Weekend in order to prevent vector-borne diseases. Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced that a horse from Nort

Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday vetoed three bills: HB 109 which would have closed background-check loopholes; HB 514, which would have created a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a firearm; and HB 564, which would ban guns in schools. (Lance Cheung/Flickr)

CONCORD, N.H. — Some in the Granite State are saying "shame on Sununu" in response to the governor vetoing three gun-control measures last week. New Hampshire advocates for curbs on gun violence held a press conference on Monday at the Legislative Office Building to express their concern tha

Gov. Chris Sununu has four days remaining to sign Senate Bill 10, which calls for the state minimum wage to increase to $10 per hour in 2020 and $12 per hour in 2022. (AlexiusHoratius/Wikipedia)

CONCORD, N.H. — Activists from across the political spectrum are calling for Gov. Chris Sununu to give back his raise and give one to Granite Staters instead. On Monday, advocates from the group An Economy That Works for Everyone and volunteers for the New Hampshire Democratic Party presente

According to the Pew Research Center, about seven in 10 Americans use social media to connect with others, share information and engage with news content. But how many can spot a fake political account? (Pxhere)

CONCORD, N.H. - As primary season ramps up, New Hampshire voters are reminded to be wary of bogus political pitches and claims online. This week, Twitter removed an account posing as the New Hampshire Democratic Party, which first appeared Sunday morning using the official party logo and the handle

New Hampshire activists are focusing on getting big money out of politics. (Kevin Bowe)

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – A march for public funding of political campaigns and a presidential town hall focusing on similar election reform issues capped off the Independence weekend in New Hampshire. The march Sunday was inspired by Granite State native Doris "Granny D" Haddock, who at the age o

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