PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: August 30, 2007

Richmond, VA – The health care crisis in Virginia got an updated diagnosis this week, as the Census Bureau detailed the number of Americans going without coverage. More than one million people in Virginia now go without insurance, and a record number of children are part of the statistics. C ...Read More

Fargo, ND – New numbers from the latest U.S. Census Bureau survey show a large increase in the number of Americans and North Dakotans going without health insurance. To help change that trend, AARP has launched a new campaign called “Divided We Fail.” Janis Cheney, with AARP Nort ...Read More

Nashville, TN – The new U.S. Census Bureau report on health insurance shows that more than 800,000 Tennesseans are now without coverage, and the number of uninsured children has reached new highs. Tony Garr, with the Tennessee Health Care Campaign, says it’s time to reverse the record b ...Read More

Nashville, TN – New federal tire safety rules could cause problems for Tennessee consumers when tires are defective, according to consumer watchdogs. Bill Schulz with the American Association of Justice says the new rules would not be allowed by Tennesseans who remember the Firestone tire rec ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Breastfeeding is one of the safest and nutritionally sound ways of feeding infants, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a warning for new mothers who take codeine while nursing. The FDA says there can be unexpected side effects for mothers who are taking pain medica ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – The Minneapolis bridge collapse has encouraged many to take a look at some of Iowa’s outdated roads and bridges for replacement or repair. The Governor has already turned down the idea of a hike in the state gas tax to pay for the work, but Neil Ritchie with the League ...Read More

Portland, OR – Typical Oregon households made more money last year, but an increase in income isn’t helping to reduce poverty or the number of people without health insurance. Analysis of new U.S. Census Bureau numbers shows six percent of families working full-time are poor. That̵ ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – Farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin have suffered heavy losses from floods over the past week. Now, there’s a grassroots effort underway to help them. Ben Lilliston, with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, says food co-ops, chefs, and sustainable agricultu ...Read More

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