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PNS Daily Newscast - August 11, 2020 

Small business owners say postal delays make it harder to survive the pandemic; federal stimulus funding falls short for mental health treatment.

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 - WY: Disabilities

PHOTO: Silica dust by worker conducting sand transfer operations. Photo credit: NIOSH

CASPER, Wyo. - A federal study of the use of silica in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in oil and gas fields found that workers are sometimes overexposed to silica dust, which can lead to silicosis. It's a disease that reduces the lungs' ability to take in oxygen. Silica can also cause lung cance

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A new analysis of Social Security in Wyoming shows that more than 91,000 receive benefits every month, and the average benefit is about $13,000 a year. Joanne Mai, associate director for communications with AARP Wyoming, says her organization's new snapshot shows who depends on the

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - An offer that sounds too good to be true IS true in Wyoming. Cash is available to people age 65 and above, and to Wyoming residents with disabilities - up to $900 for married couples. The payments are targeted to those with lower-incomes. Kim Deti with the Wyoming Department of He

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