PNS Daily Newscast - April 8, 2020 

COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 

Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Archive: October 1, 2007

Olympia, WA - Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has left the sidelines in the debate over Referendum 67. The measure, on next month's statewide ballot, would require insurance companies to settle claims promptly and fairly or face larger fines if policyholders take them to court. ...Read More

Big Creek, WV – The Logan County torture incident is opening eyes to the racial divide in the region -– and some local residents are reaching across that divide this week. A candlelight vigil on Tuesday brings together black and white residents of the county. Reggie Jones is with the Log ...Read More

Madison, WI – "Got milk?" They do in Madison this week, as the World Dairy Expo opens on Tuesday. More than 60,000 visitors are expected at the event. Wisconsin's organic dairy industry has been a growing presence at the annual expo over the last few years, according to Joe Pedretti with the L ...Read More

North Adams, MA – Managers of the only green-certified library in Massachusetts are hoping to start a trend. North Adams Public Library began to incorporate energy efficiency programs in 2005, by installing solar panels and geothermal wells, preserving existing light fixtures and furniture, an ...Read More

Farmington, NM – Students trying form a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at Piedra Vista High School in Farmington were turned down after the school received complaints from some parents. However, the school may have to reconsider. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has sent a le ...Read More

The deadline is approaching for several bills dealing with toxic toys and a cleaner environment, and they're all awaiting Governor Schwarzenegger's action. His hesitation may be the result of intensive lobbying from industries, after a spate of recent reports about dangerous toys. Rico Mastrodonato ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – AARP South Dakota begins a new series of its statewide "Divided We Fail" meetings this month, featuring two topics: health care and financial security. Associate State Director Sam Wilson says the campaign is an opportunity to engage their membership and the general public in ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Cancer Society is making a push this month to increase participation in the "Sister Study," a research project in the search for the environmental and genetic causes of breast cancer. Angie Rolle with the American Cancer Society says the research is directed to ...Read More

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