PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: July 14, 2008

Prineville, OR - An Oregon teacher has been named the national "Teacher of the Year." Michael Geisen teaches seventh grade science in at Crook County Middle School, Prineville, where he's known for his creativity and enthusiasm. But right now he's on the road, sharing his passion and insights on edu ...Read More

Denver, CO - Almost three months early and not a dollar short. The new home for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains opened ahead of schedule and on budget, despite highly targeted and controversial picketing of building contractors' homes. PPRM's Leslie Durgin thinks the effort failed becaus ...Read More

Denver,CO - Are they selling a product that doesn't live up to its name? A new report that ranks the "Ten Worst" insurance companies in the country includes many doing business in Colorado. Jon Haber from the American Association for Justice, which issued the report, says although the report does ...Read More

Nashville, TN – A recent federal appeals court ruling means medically fragile, at-risk children in Tennessee could be a step closer to receiving more thorough Tenncare services. It's the latest skirmish in a decade-long battle their caregivers and parents have fought to get federally mandated ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Iowa is one of just a few swing states nationwide that could decide who occupies the White House. John Nichols, author and veteran political writer for The Nation magazine will be the keynote speaker at Friday's Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement annual convention in Des ...Read More

Washington D.C. – The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing tighter rules on airborne lead pollution for Wisconsin and the rest of the nation. However, the agency’s independent scientific advisory panel has urged adoption of significantly higher standards. The regula ...Read More

Madison, WI - On summer break, children who normally eat lunch and breakfast at school have to eat these meals at home--but their plates may be empty. Hunger is a year-round problem in Wisconsin and across the country, especially during the summer. So demands on local food pantries are up, but high ...Read More

Columbus, OH – The President and Congress are squaring off over a key funding question for Medicare. Congress this past week approved a new funding plan for Medicare. Ohio Senators Voinovich and Brown both voted in favor of the new plan. However, President Bush is threatening a veto, saying it ...Read More

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