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PNS Weekend Update - November 1, 2014 


Among the stories on our weekend rundown: two crashes for civilian spaceflight in just one week; we’ll take you to a state where same day election registration is here today, but could be gone soon; plus a play that opens eyes about Alzheimer’s and a Colorado Cidery built on generosity.

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PHOTO: Ohio's Winter Crisis program begins Nov. 3, and assists eligible households with utility bill payments so they can keep their heat on. Photo credit: Brendan Wood/Flickr.\
Friday, October 31, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Temperatures are expected to dip today and while many Ohioans are running to their thermostat, others cannot afford to turn on their heat. Just in time for the cold weather, Ohio's Winter Crisis Program starts Nov. 3 to help ...Read More
Photo: Branch Out Cider collects apples from yards, gardens and acreages around Fort Collins to make their award-winning cider. Photo courtesy: Branch Out Cider\
Friday, October 31, 2014
FORT COLLINS, Col. - Apples grow easily in many areas of Colorado, and this time of year farmers are busy harvesting their crops. But the fruit is also plentiful in the yards of Coloradans, who up until now had no use for the hundreds of apples ...Read More
PHOTO: LR-126 would repeal Election Day voter registration in Montana, as well as late registration. More than 29,000 Montanans have used Election Day registration to cast a ballot. Credit: Deborah C. Smith\
Friday, October 31, 2014
HELENA, Mont. - Election Day voter registration has been an option in Montana for about 10 years, with day-before registration also available. But that could change, depending on the outcome of a ballot measure from the state Legislature. LR-126 ...Read More
PHOTO: Halloween wraps up National Bat Week. The northern long-eared bat, found in Arkansas, has been proposed for an Endangered Species Act listing. Credit: StevenThomas/National Park Service\
Friday, October 31, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Bats are one of the stars for Halloween celebrations tonight, and part of this week's "National Bat Week" observance is bat myth-busting. Dianne Odegard, outreach coordinator at Bat Conservation International, says once you get ...Read More
PHOTO: Boston University service workers at the Holiday Inn in Brookline voted by an
Thursday, October 30, 2014
BOSTON - They work three different shifts at Boston University, so it took time to take the vote, but when the results were tallied there was little doubt about where university service workers stand. Roxana Rivera, Director with 32BJ SEIU District ...Read More