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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd - we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend 10 dollars on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

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Albany, NY - A U.S. Senate committee faces a major decision soon that could limit healthcare options for 2.8 million New Yorkers. At issue is a pending 10 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors, which some say should be headed off by reducing payments to insurance companies instead. The cut wou

Albany, NY — Voters of all ages and political stripes are coming together to demand a system that "cares" about health care and secure futures. Amanda Vance, 23, is headed to Albany to share her frustrating experience getting her insurance carrier to pay for an emergency room visit while she

Stony Brook, NY – November is "National Adoption Month," and advocates are pressing for greater family involvement in the foster care system. President Bush has issued a proclamation honoring the compassion and sacrifice of family caregivers who take care of elderly relatives. However, Brigitt

Ithaca, NY — If you're over 50, your best working days may be ahead of you. A new survey of the 50 best employers for people over age 50 finds three of them here in the Empire State. Cornell University made the list –- and Mary Opperman, vice president of human resources, says that's no

New York, NY – New Yorkers are celebrating "National Grandparents Day" on Sunday with greeting cards, family dinners, and a national candlelight vigil. Brigitte Castellano, with the National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights(NCGCR), says grandparents are a hidden resource, and a

Heat advisories were up again Wednesday for much of New York, making things uncomfortable for most, but dangerous for some. The very young, the very old, people with health conditions, and even people on certain medications are all particularly vulnerable to heat stroke. Lois Aronstein is with AARP-

New York, NY - There are nearly half a million New York children in the care of grandparents -- but those grandparents don't have the same legal protections as parents do. An event Monday at the United Nations called attention to the needs of grandparents raising their grandchildren in New York an

New Yorkers have a new law protecting them from identity theft. As part of "National Consumer Protection Week," consumers are being reminded they may request a "credit freeze" on all credit reports bearing their name. The freeze is instated when a consumer sends certified letters to each of the the

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