PNS Daily Newscast - January 27, 2020 

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash with his daughter. And states work to make U.S. Census fair for people of color.

2020Talks - January 27, 2020 

Polls are back and forth, but frontrunners are emerging. So many Iowa voters, though, are still undecided, so anything could happen. Plus, Andrew Yang qualifies for NH debate.

Archive: March 16, 2007

Leaders of faith and science unite today to fight global warming, and soon they may be coming to a town near you. One thousand people are expected to participate in a nine day, 100-mile walk from Northampton to Boston, that they expect to be the largest global warming rally ever in the U.S. They'r ...Read More

A number of health, consumer and children's groups have joined forces to raise public awareness about the importance of a new car booster seat law that was passed by the state legislature, but vetoed by Governor Mike Rounds. Sioux Falls pediatrician Dr. Scott McKercher is hopeful the legislature wi ...Read More

Over 50,000 Iowa children go without health insurance, but Congress is considering a bill that would expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program, which funds the Iowa Hawk-I health insurance program for kids. Without a supplemental appropriation, Iowa will come up $15 million short this fi ...Read More

A bill to increase Minnesota's minimum wage faces its first House test today. Sponsor Tom Rukavina says it's a matter of economic justice and fairness. "People that go to work for a living every day should be able to make a wage that, at least, attempts to keep up with inflation." The bill would r ...Read More

It's not the kind of numbers you hear a lot about in the often-heated debate over immigration, but a new study finds Hispanic immigrants are an essential force driving the state's economy. Hispanic immigrants make up 16 percent of the state's population, get 10 percent of the pay, and according to R ...Read More

Tomorrow marks the 4th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, and a group of young New Mexicans are calling for a full military withdrawal, not only from Iraq, but from schools here at home. Rodrigo Rodriguez with the Southwest Organizing Project believes that's one place military recruiters don't be ...Read More

Domestic violence leads to an estimated 18 deaths every year in Oregon, and about one in six Oregon women have been sexually assaulted. Advocates from across the state were in Salem Thursday for "Domestic and Sexual Violence Day." They're asking lawmakers to help those victims by expanding the Orego ...Read More

Flowers, music and speeches are planned for anniversary events around West Virginia this weekend, but the parties are being attended by folks who don't want to see another anniversary next year. It's the 4th anniversary of the Iraq war. Paul Sheridan with West Virginia Patriots for Peace is organizi ...Read More

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