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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.


2020Talks - August 11, 2020 


Connecticut updates its election rules, and two Trump allies face off in Georgia's state runoff. Plus, a preview of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Public News Service - OH: Arts & Culture

For some families, a silver lining of the pandemic is the popularity of the silver screen at Ohio's 24 drive-in movie theaters. (Adobe Stock)

By Maria McGinns/ Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's a warm summer night at the movies. This year, with the majority of indoor theaters in Ohio still closed because of COVID-19, lines of cars form outsi

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus is the only museum in the U.S. honoring veterans from all service branches and eras of conflict. (Antony-22/Creative Commons)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Saturday marks the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and in Ohio, hundreds of people are expected at a special event honoring all Ohioans who have served their country. Since it opened in late 2018, AARP central Ohio lead volunteer Ernestine Jackson has been sp

According to Nielsen, 16.4 million U.S. households had over-the-air digital antennas in 2018, compared to 12 million in 2014. (pabkov/AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – About a dozen Ohio television stations are changing their tunes today, so to speak. The Federal Communications Commission is halfway through a national consolidation of TV frequencies in a move to gain more broadcast airwave space for new, high-speed wireless service. During

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A popular box-office movie about an unlikely superhero is opening the curtain on the plight of children in need of foster care. "Shazam!" is about a 14-year-old boy in foster care who discovers he has superhero powers, which he must learn to master to fight evil forces. Wh

Experts say kindness stimulates

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Although Valentine's Day has passed, Ohioans are being encouraged to continue sharing the love. Random Acts of Kindness Day – Sunday, Feb. 17 – is celebrated by folks in Ohio and many other states. Vince Caringi is a representative with Cleveland-based RAKE, whic

Immigrant-owned businesses are helping revive some Ohio neighborhoods. (Kailey Sherrick)<br /><br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time of controversy for refugees in the U.S., a story of acceptance in an Ohio community is coming to light. The narrative of Bhutanese grocer Naresh Subba is featured in Belt Magazine. He arrived on a student visa in 2002 and four years later, helped his family, friends and

NORAD uses the latest satellite technology to monitor Santa's Christmas Eve voyage. (Susanne NIISon/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A bi-national effort to keep Santa Claus on course on his annual Christmas Eve flight continues today for its 60th year. According to Lt. Marco Chouinard with the NORAD Tracks Santa Team, the program began in 1955 in Colorado, when a misprint in a newspaper advertisement dire

PHOTO: The Ohio House has until year's end to pass Senate Bill 96, to require that world history be a high school graduation requirement. Photo credit: Kenn W. Kiser/morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The clock is ticking on efforts to save world history for Ohio high school students. Students need to learn world history to pass the current Ohio Graduation Test, but the test will be phased out next year and replaced by exams that cover only American history and government.

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