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: December 28, 2009

DENVER - The new GLBT Community Center of Colorado is rising in a Denver neighborhood. The city has committed community development block grant funds to the project to enable it to add to the positive redevelopment of East Colfax Avenue, one of the city's iconic thoroughfares. Colorado's GLBT comm ...Read More

CHICAGO - Those who provide services to the state's poorest residents say they would like to see one New Year's resolution from Illinois lawmakers: some sort of stable funding. That's a tall order, with Illinois rated by the Pew Center for States as one of the 10 states in the worst financial shape ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Personal health care workers in Virginia say Governor Tim Kaine's plan to save money by cutting funds for home health care will backfire and end up costing the state millions of dollars in payments for more expensive care in nursing homes. Personal health care assistants such as Ju ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Imagine the entire population of St. Cloud or a jam-packed Metrodome at a Vikings game. That's the number of people who have been kept above the poverty line by federal stimulus money in Minnesota, according to a new report. It says the stimulus funds have helped 66,000 Minnesotans ...Read More

SEATTLE - Cleaner air for the Washington coast is a little closer to reality. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking steps to require cleaner fuel for the largest ships operating in United States' waters. The high-sulfur, bunker fuel generally used in large cargo and cruise ships ...Read More

PHOENIX - Students and parents who may feel intimidated by the process and paperwork of making college applications now have a place to find help. It's called the College Depot, located inside Burton Barr Library, central Phoenix. Depot director Judy Reno says 90 percent of their work involves appli ...Read More

NEW YORK - It's the time of year for resolutions, and environmentalists are calling on Gov. Paterson to resolve to stop raiding New York's Environmental Protection Fund (EPF). In the last two years, the governor and state lawmakers have taken $185 million from the fund, known to some as the state's ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The end of the year is a good time to review and renew, and that's something for those with Medicare prescription coverage to keep in mind. December 31 is the deadline for them to renew or enroll in a new plan. AARP South Dakota state director Sarah Jennings says it takes just ...Read More

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