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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: June 18, 2008

Portland, OR – This week, Oregon's congressional delegation has introduced two new bills to add acreage and more wild and scenic river designations in the state, on Mt. Hood, in the Oregon Caves National Monument, and in the Rogue River area. Starting this weekend, the conservation group Orego ...Read More

New York, NY - The NYPD, the largest police force in New York state and the nation, has embraced the Taser, and now many smaller police departments in the state are trying to decide if they should follow suit. Rinku Sen, the publisher of Color Lines Magazine, warns law enforcement to proceed with ...Read More

Boise, ID – People in river towns in Idaho are still hoping to able to count on a chance to hook some wild salmon, and their new hope for regular, sustained fishing seasons is in federal court. Several groups have filed a lawsuit alleging the latest federal plan to "save" endangered fish still ...Read More

Lake Okoboji, IA – Some of the thousands of South Dakota kids with asthma are getting a chance this week to have fun and at the same time learn about dealing with their disease. New data released by the American Lung Association show that more than 18,000 children in South Dakota are asthmati ...Read More

Lyons, NE – A new five-year farm bill is back on the President's desk, and he says he'll veto it again because it costs too much. Congress is expected to override the veto, but some agriculture groups want lawmakers to take a second look at the measure. Brian Depew with the Midwest-based Cen ...Read More

Seattle, WA – A whole new job training and retraining effort is the focus of a weekend conference at the University of Washington. The "Good, Green Jobs Conference" brings city and state government, educators, labor unions and conservation groups together to discuss what's being done to tap in ...Read More

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