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PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 


Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent due in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - March 31, 2020 


During the new coronavirus pandemic, many are advocating more mail-in ballots. Some say restricting voting by mail is one method of suppressing the vote.

Archive: August 6, 2008

Madison, WI – Back-to-school preparation needs to start now for parents of children with asthma, according to the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition and American Lung Association of Wisconsin. Madison pediatrician Neal Jain says the checklist includes updating prescriptions, discussing the child's c ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - A bill under consideration in Congress would benefit thousands of Iowa children in foster care, but they're going to have to wait until lawmakers return from their summer recess. Many kids in foster care in Iowa either end up being placed in multiple homes or "age out" of the system ...Read More

Columbus, OH - It's report card time for Ohio's babies. An Annie E. Casey Foundation study released today tracks statistics related to the health of infants and finds 97 percent of Ohio moms get timely prenatal care. Ohio Kids Count project director Barbara Turpin says that improves the likelihood o ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Presidential candidate John McCain is in the Midwest promoting nuclear power as part of the solution for meeting the nation's electricity needs, and the tour is causing static in Ohio. Teresa McHugh with the Sierra Club in Ohio says McCain's plan for 45 new nuclear power plants is mi ...Read More

Albany, NY - The latest proposed cuts to New York's budget put higher education at risk and will further damage the economy. That's the message the governor is getting from the union representing the State University of New York (SUNY) faculty. Gov. Paterson is asking state lawmakers to approve $600 ...Read More

Nashville, TN – There's nothing quite like mother's milk. The American Academy of Pediatrics considers breast milk to be the preferred food for babies and recommends breastfeeding for the first year of life. That advice is being offered around the planet now during "World Breastfeeding Week." ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Some Minnesota parents now have a new way to find quality child care. "Parent Aware" will rank providers on a scale of one to four. Duane Benson, chief executive officer of the Minnesota Early Learning Foundation, says the goal is to help parents find the best provider to prepare thei ...Read More

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