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PNS Daily Newscast - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: February 20, 2008

Helena, MT – Congress is taking a hard look at hard-rock mining in Montana and throughout the West. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is expected to draft a bill soon that will require companies mining gold or uranium to pay royalties on what they remove from the earth, just as ...Read More

Southfield, MI – Hundreds of Michigan teens find themselves suddenly on their own each year when they "age out" of the foster care system. To ease a transition that can be difficult, Lutheran Social Services of Michigan has worked with the state to develop a program to teach teens about person ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – There's good news and bad news when it comes to findings on cancer in South Dakota and nationwide. "Cancer Facts and Figures," a report released today by the American Cancer Society, shows that cancer mortality rates continue to decline in the United States, but access to can ...Read More

Lyons, NE – Talks between Congress and the White House on a new five-year Farm Bill are stuck, due to disagreements about its cost, how to pay for it and subsidies. In the meantime, the current bill has been extended until mid-March. But with less than a month until that extension expires, agr ...Read More

New York - They shoot satellites, don't they? "USA 193," a spy satellite, passes over New York State and the eastern seaboard today in what could be its last visible pass before the Navy tries to shoot it down over Hawaii. As early as tonight, the Pentagon is hoping to launch a missile intercept of ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohioans overwhelmingly want their state government to look for a "cure" for the health insurance coverage crisis, according to a survey released Tuesday by AARP. Nine out of 10 Ohioans surveyed said it was very important that the state work to make health care more affordable; m ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Nursing home companies want lawsuit protection in Tennessee, but consumer groups say it should be just the reverse: Tennesseans need special protection from nursing home injuries. The debate affects long-term care options for Tennesseans, according to Patrick Willard with the T ...Read More

Salem, OR – Some in Oregon are cheering a new law that will make it tougher for people who aren't citizens to get valid drivers' licenses and identification cards in the state. But others point out that this also will make it tougher for everyone else who, for whatever reason, doesn't have or ...Read More

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