PNS Daily Newscast - May 28, 2020 

A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Archive: May 11, 2007

The best gift many South Dakota moms could get this Mother's Day is health insurance for their kids. That's why child advocacy groups are getting behind the "All Healthy Children Act," which is currently under consideration by Congress. Nayerra Haq is with the Children's Defense Fund. "The All H ...Read More

There is a growing number of Iowans who see the benefits of buying locally produced food, but the problem has been connecting them with the farmers who grow it. Now the Iowa Farmers Union is offering a matchmaking service called the “Farm to Institution” program. Coordinator Regina Lloy ...Read More

Every year, Iowa loses massive amounts of topsoil to wind and rain, and this spring's heavy rains came at a time when the fields were at their most vulnerable. The result was an estimated loss of 7 tons per acre in just one week. Teresa Opheim with Practical Farmers of Iowa says conventional farm ...Read More

Flowers and candy are dandy, but many Minnesota mothers would like something more substantial for Mother's Day, according to Mary Jo George with the Minnesota Nurses Association. She reports that there are 70,000 kids here who don't have health insurance. “For kids to have a healthy start, t ...Read More

A Nevada Web site designed for legal help won national recognition this week. The Webby Awards are also known as the "Oscars of the Internet," and Wayne Pressel with Nevada Legal Services says snagged a Webby because it allows Nevadans to answer legal questions and even defend th ...Read More

Not flowers or candy, but access to medical care for their children is what many moms really need this Mother’s Day, says Tricia Brooks, president and CEO of New Hampshire Healthy Kids. She says Congress is considering the “All Healthy Children Act,” which could bring health cove ...Read More

This Mother's Day, health advocates say health care for kids is the best gift a mom could ask for. Sandy Erb-Wilson with Children's Defense Fund-Ohio says the "All Healthy Children Act" currently before Congress would be a gift that "keeps on giving" for the parents of Ohio's 250,000 uninsured kids ...Read More

The cupboards are getting bare at food pantries across the state, but Saturday, every community in Oregon is joining in to change that. As part of the largest one day food drive in the nation, letter carriers will pick up food left by postal patrons at their mailboxes and deliver it to local food b ...Read More

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