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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 - OH: Philanthropy

Research in 2019 found people of color are up to 25% more likely than white defendants to have to pay a monetary bail amount, and are less likely to be able to afford it. (Adobe Stock)

By Ashley Johnson/ Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration The sudden killing of George Floyd on May 25 led scores of protesters to take their fight for racial justice to the streets. Thousands of protesters have been arrested in

About 1 in 5 people in a BBB Give.org survey said they highly trust charities. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Be generous with your pocketbook, but also be wise - that's the advice of the Ohio Attorney General's Office on Giving Tuesday. Spokesman David O'Neil said while charities use the annual observance to seek support from donors, scammers may also be trying to compete for contr

AARP volunteers in Ohio have been educating folks about the state’s new Caregiving Act. (AARP Ohio)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hundreds of AARP volunteers work across the state to help improve the lives of Ohioans age 50 and over - and the organization is now looking to fill a unique volunteer opportunity. AARP Ohio has an opening for State President, a role temporarily filled by Earl Goldhammer. He

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

PHOTO: The first annual Honor Ride Ohio in New Albany will raise money to help injured veterans heal through cycling. The public can join in on the 35- and 70-mile rides. Photo courtesy Ride 2 Recovery.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hundreds of Ohioans will be pushing pedals this Memorial Day weekend to help the nation's healing heroes. The first annual "Honor Ride Ohio," a noncompetitive cycling event open to all veterans and the public, will be held Saturday in the Columbus area. One of the riders will be A

PHOTO: A large donation of pork sausage this week will help feed Ohioans who struggle to put food on the table. Credit: Ohio Association of Foodbanks.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In time for the Easter holiday, a donation will provide more than 88,000 meals for hungry Ohio families. More than 1,700 pounds of pork in the form of sausage are being donated to food banks in Ohio this week as part of the annual Ohio Pork Power program. David Shoup is a v

IMAGE: To help older Ohioans who may need food assistance, AARP Ohio and Walgreens stores are joining forces this month to raise money for the bulk purchase of low-salt, low-sugar peanut butter. Courtesy AARP-Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans are being encouraged to "Spread Some Good" to fight hunger among the state's older residents. AARP Ohio and Walgreens stores are joining forces this month to raise money for the bulk purchase of low-salt, low-sugar peanut butter. The Ohio Association of Foodbanks will distr

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - With a computer and a few spare minutes, Ohioans can help feed a local family in need. For each view of its "Pork from Fork to Farm" video on YouTube, the Ohio Pork Producers Council will donate one pound of pork to Ohio foodbanks. Council spokesman Quinton Keeran called it a grea

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