PNS Daily Newscast - February 17, 2020 

44 Americans infected, but not all show signs of coronavirus illness; and many NC counties declare themselves 'Second Amendment sanctuaries.'

2020Talks - February 17, 2020 

Nevada's experiment with early caucusing is underway until tomorrow. Some candidates plus some Nevada Culinary Workers Union Local 226 members oppose Medicare for All, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders defends it, with a study just published making the case for it.

Archive: February 20, 2009

Citing the highest volume of applications for Florida’s food stamp program in history, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and non-profit leaders are joining forces to ask lawmakers for increased funding, using funds from the new federal economic recovery package. Florida added 400,0 ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Scores of children’s advocates converged on the State Capitol Thursday protesting budget cuts impacting child care for 20,000 children. The cuts are slated to take effect March 1. Single parent Misty Bertone says she can’t afford the full rate of $250 a week on what ...Read More

Pierre, SD – Proponents of legislation that would lay the foundation for state-funded pre-kindergarten for children at risk say early childhood learning yields high public and private returns. Ongoing research conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis shows an investment in early le ...Read More

Frankfort, KY – The frontline of the culture war will be drawn at a conference in Memphis this weekend. The Voices from the Battlefront’s Folk Alliance Forum, sponsored by Appalshop, the Kentucky-based arts and education center, will attempt to examine how cultural inequality leads to po ...Read More

Californians are diving deep into the Pacific Ocean without ever leaving their computers. New online mapping tools allow people to see underwater, and at the same time track the effects of climate change and human activity. allows users to view maps of marine areas in and around Califo ...Read More

Boston, MA – President Obama’s Homeowner Stability Initiative appears to have arrived just in time for Massachusetts. The commonwealth saw a 22-percent jump in home foreclosures in January, according to The Warren Group. However, some worry the rescue plan will not save many in Massachus ...Read More

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