PNS Daily Newscast - May 28, 2020 

A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Archive: September 17, 2008

Jamestown, ND – It'll be straight from the fields to the menu at a new eating place in the national capital. On Thursday, the North Dakota Farmers Union will open a second "farm-to-table" restaurant in Washington, D.C., this one just blocks from the White House. The restaurant, called "Foundi ...Read More

Saucon, PA - As some teachers in Northhampton County go on strike this week, new research from the Pennsylvania State Education Association counters the old argument that teachers' strikes have a negative effect on children. Dr. Harris Zwerling crunched some numbers and found no such connection. H ...Read More

Albany, NY — There are many ways to tally the massive losses on Wall Street. Governor David Paterson estimates they could cost New York a billion dollars and 30,000 jobs. Jason Angell, director of the Center for Working Families in New York, says that what remains to be seen is how state lea ...Read More

New York, NY — Economic times are tough, and many New York families are trying to figure out the best way to cope. Ron Villano, an author and licensed New York therapist, says many heads of households, especially men, are trying to keep a stiff upper lip. However, he says, that can put added ...Read More

Sioux Falls, SD – South Dakota voters will have another opportunity this November to decide whether they will support or reject a proposed abortion ban, and both sides are working aggressive grassroots education campaigns to get their messages out in the remaining weeks. A "Vote Yes For Life ...Read More

Florida - The numbers are staggering; almost one child in four in Florida is living in poverty and without adequate health care. These statistics have prompted the "Step up for Kids" coalition, which includes 30 child advocacy groups nationwide, to ask for people to become the voice for a generation ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Legislation aimed at broadening Michigan's civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination against pregnant workers is headed for debate in the state House of Representatives. Supporters say it's designed to prohibit the practice of putting pregnant women on leave without pay even w ...Read More

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