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PNS Daily Newscast - October 29, 2020 

Trump supporters left to battle frigid temperatures in Omaha; absentee ballots surge in Tennessee.

2020Talks - October 29, 2020 

The Supreme Court blocks North Carolina and Pennsylvania Republicans from requiring ballots to be delivered by Election Day. And a Texas court is requiring masks at polling places.

Public News Service - WV: Education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - At first brush it might seem like using virtual reality to train painters is laying it on a little thick. But according to Painters' Union District 53 business manager Rick Hackney, NOT laying it on too thick is exactly the point. With help from a $124,000 state grant, the unio

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - When lawmakers do their work, their primary focus should be on their constituents who can't even vote yet - children. That's the message of a national coalition, Step Up For Kids, coming today to the West Virginia State Capitol. Janet Scarcelli, the group's West Virginia chair

ELKINS, W. Va. - West Virginia is rich in natural wonders, and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is celebrating them with a Conservation Day on Saturday. The event celebrates the recent Cranberry Wilderness expansion, as well as the birthday of USFS mascot Smokey Bear. Smokey taught a whole generation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Forget amusement parks - visit museums instead. The West Virginia Division of Tourism says that’s what many West Virginians are doing this year – and it's a trend the agency expects to increase, as people continue their summer tradition of loading up the car and

Charleston, WV - A coalition of union, professional, grassroots and advocacy groups are hailing the president's proposed budget for what it will do for struggling West Virginians. Gary Zuckett, executive director of West Virginia Citizen Action, says the health care, education and renewable energ

Charleston, WV – He was a Civil War vet at 15, won a landmark civil rights case, and founded the forerunner of the NAACP. Now this icon of Black history, West Virginia's own J.R. Clifford, has his own U.S. Postal Service stamp. The Clifford stamp will be unveiled at a celebration on Feb. 20 at

Ironton, OH – The scoreboards show that everyone is a winner at Ironton's new middle and elementary schools, which are under construction. The Tri-State Building and Construction Trades Council, which covers West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, passed the hat to pay for gymnasium scoreboards at t

Charleston, WV – More West Virginia children and teens have been killed by firearms in each of the past three years, and a worldwide remembrance is planned today to raise awareness and stop the trend. The Children's Defense Fund is leveraging the "Day of International Concern About Young Peop

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