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PNS Daily Newscast - October 1, 2020 


Concern that Trump's Proud Boys comments could encourage "alt-right" groups; report finds key swing states went into manufacturing decline pre-pandemic.


2020Talks - October 1, 2020 


Experts are concerned about white supremacist violence leading up to the election. And, the Presidential Debate Commission says it plans to change rules after Trump's almost constant interruptions.

Public News Service - PA: LGBTQIA Issues

A transgender student in Pennsylvania’s Red Lion Area School District is at odds with district officials over how he was identified at his recent prom and the district’s refusal to use his male name at graduation.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A transgender high school senior in Pennsylvania is at odds with district officials over their policies about his gender identity. Issak Wolfe was born in a female body, but came out as transgender and began living as a boy almost two years ago. According to Molly Tack-Hooper, st

Harrisburg, PA - Times are tough in Pennsylvania. The American Civil Liberties Union wants to make sure people don't lose their jobs because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, and a bill working its way through the Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - The American Library Association has released its newest list of the "most complained about" books in school libraries. Leading it off is a book aimed at kids, featuring two male penguins trying to start a family. Some conservative religious groups have criticised it as promoting ga

Harrisburg, PA - The push is on for equality in Pennsylvania, and hundreds are expected to jam the State Capitol Tuesday to support a measure that would protect LGBT Pennsylvanians against discrimination. Under current state law, people can be fired based on their sexual orientation, and Andy Hoover

Harrisburg, PA - A bill now before the Pennsylvania legislature would outlaw discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity when it comes to housing, employment, or public accommodations. The measure introduced in the state House would amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations

Harrisburg, PA – Name-calling and bullying are about to be thrown off the playground. This is national No Name-Calling Week, drawing attention to bullying and tolerance in our schools. The program is aimed at focusing attention on the problem in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. Program spokesman

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