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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2020 

Democrats reported to be preparing a smaller pandemic relief package; vote-by-mail awaits a court decision in Montana.

2020Talks - September 25, 2020 

Senators respond to President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. And, former military and national security officials endorse Joe Biden.

Public News Service - NH: Philanthropy

CONCORD, N.H. - Many are in the giving spirit during the holiday season, and local consumer advocates applaud these acts of generosity, but they also advise a bit of caution to avoid being scammed. Harold Moldoff is a volunteer fraud fighter with AARP-New Hampshire. He warned people to be especially

GRAPHIC: Black Friday, the kickoff of holiday shopping, encroached on Thanksgiving this year, with major retailers starting their sales on Thursday. One antidote to galloping consumerism is Giving Tuesday.

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Black Friday started on Thursday this year, with major retailers moving up their holiday sales kickoffs to Thanksgiving Day. In response, last year the Hashtag Giving Tuesday movement sprang up, aimed at making the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday a day of givin

PHOTO: THe holidays sees a rise in charities asking for donations. Some telemarketers might ask for credit card numbers over the phone, be very cautious about giving out this type if information.

CONCORD, N.H. - One sign the holiday season is approaching is the jingling of home phones in New Hampshire by charities asking for donations. Local consumer advocates advise a bit of caution. Harold Moldoff, a volunteer "Fraud Fighter" with AARP-New Hampshire, says plenty of worthy charities out t

CONCORD, N.H. - Investment scams are a multi-billion-dollar business. Like Christmas presents, they come in many shapes and sizes - and anyone can be taken advantage of, regardless of their age, income or education level. Seniors are a favorite target of fraudsters for many reasons, says Bob Denz,

CONCORD, N.H. - The new state budget set to go into effect July 1 will include about $230 million in cuts to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Just how these cuts will affect people and their communities is the focus of a new project by the New Hampshire Council of Churches,

CONCORD, N. H. - They're making a list and checking it twice. "Operation Santa Claus" is in full swing and on the lookout for more elves. The program, which was started by the State Employees Association of New Hampshire (SEA) almost 50 years ago, provides Christmas gifts for thousands of the state'

CONCORD, N.H. - All aboard! Everyone is welcome on the "Peace Caravan to Cuba!" That's the message from Pastors for Peace, an interreligous group dedicated to assisting the poor. The group stops in Concord tonight before making its way to Cuba as part of a humanitarian effort. Despite the U.S. embar

Concord, NH – "Santa" is recruiting elves in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has identified about 3,000 families, all of whom need a little holiday help this year. Since 1960, making sure those families have a happy holiday has been the responsibility

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