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PNS Daily Newscast - April 16, 2021 


Florida's Republican lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to pass the so-called "anti-riot" bill; disturbing police camera video of the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old in Chicago.


2021Talks - April 16, 2021 


Biden announces tough sanctions on Russia; Pelosi says she won't bring a bill expanding the Supreme Court to the floor; and Harris announces largest ever U.S. investment in childcare.

Archive: October 5, 2020

Approval voting allows people to mark more than one candidate, and can boost the profile of single-issue candidates. (MargJohnson/Twenty20)

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Groups that want more civil discourse in this country are building support for a different system of elections called approval voting - and they say it could boost the fight against climate change. In approval voting, people are asked to mark all the candidates they approve o ...Read More

Teachers and other professionals who work with children now have less opportunities to interact with them and spot signs of abuse. (Adobe Stock)

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- As schools shift to remote learning and child care centers remain closed, experts say community members will play a critical role in recognizing signs of child abuse during the pandemic and can use the TEN-4 Bruising Rule. Bruising to the torso, ears or neck in a child four year ...Read More

Even before the pandemic, an estimated 15 million Americans, including a disproportionate number of BIPOC residents, had trouble paying their utility bills. (Adobe Stock)

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SEATTLE -- A state agency holds a public hearing this week on guideline changes for utility companies in Washington. At issue is a moratorium on disconnections during the pandemic, and groups are calling for a host other moves to protect vulnerable customers. The Washington Utilities and Transport ...Read More

More than 80,000 Iowans living with disabilities are employed as part of the statewide workforce. (Adobe Stock)

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- For many, working from home has become the new norm during the pandemic. As companies continue to invest in this approach, people living with disabilities say it's time for businesses to consider them an equal part of the workforce. October is National Disability Employment Awa ...Read More

The USDA says requiring a letter from the president be included with food given to needy families during an election campaign does not violate the Federal Hatch Act. (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Anti-hunger advocates are expressing alarm at a new US Department of Agriculture requirement that millions of boxes of surplus food include a letter from President Donald Trump. The letters - claiming credit for the program funded by the CARES Act - started appearing in some Far ...Read More

Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election is scheduled to start on Oct. 13 in Texas, but a lawsuit is pending. (paulbr75/Pixabay)

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AUSTIN, Texas -- The head of the Texas League of Women Voters does not think a last-minute directive to limit ballot dropboxes will stop residents from voting on Nov. 3. Two separate federal lawsuits have been filed to overturn an executive order issued last Thursday by Gov. Greg Abbott that restri ...Read More

Some 179 million Americans are at risk of having their utilities disconnected as states lift shutoff moratoriums. (Pixabay)

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DENVER -- With winter just around the corner, Colorado's communities of color and low-income families are disproportionately at risk of seeing their power cut off due to unpaid utility bills. Thousands of jobs were lost in the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, and energy use spiked du ...Read More

A Wyoming law currently requires public pensions for firefighters, teachers and other public-sector workers to be 100% funded before any cost-of-living increases can be approved. (Pixabay)

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Correction: Vicki Swenson is the president of Wyoming Education Association-Retired, rather than the past president of Wyoming Education Association. (1:04 p.m. MST, Oct. 6, 2020) CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- It's been 12 years since the pensions of Wyoming's retired public employees were adjusted for inflati ...Read More

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