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: April 9, 2009

Las Vegas, NV – The recession keeps forcing more Nevadans out of work, but that doesn't mean it's easier for companies to hire people with the skills they need. A new AARP Nevada survey of employers in Nevada's three largest counties found about one-third of them are having trouble filling bot ...Read More

Denver - A few Colorado workers are becoming the national face of federal legislation aimed at making it easier for workers to form a union and bargain for better wages, health care and job security. Roberta Ayala is a teacher's aide at Denver's Laradon Hall, a non-profit that serves children and ad ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – New research has found a troubling connection between birth defects and the yearly application of pesticides on Iowa farms. The study, published in the April issue of the journal "Acta Paediatrica," reports most children born with birth defects were conceived in the late sprin ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – The agencies that provide emergency food and shelter for Arizonians are in trouble. Government grants and donations are down, while the demand for services is up. In response, 10 major state charitable groups have teamed up to help by matching donations dollar-for-dollar in a fun ...Read More

Chicago, Illinois – On this sixth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad, local activists are joining the launch of a national campaign to hold President Obama to his pledge to end the U.S. occupation in Iraq by January 1, 2012. The with the American Friends Service Committee has begun to count do ...Read More

Lexington, KY – There's a buzz at the University of Kentucky today, as the Beehive Project showcases its latest work-in-progress: a visual documentation of the history of coal in Appalachia. Emily "Bee" is one of the artists working on the project; none of them use his or her real last name ...Read More

Washington, D.C.; St. Paul, MN – New research counts a high number of Minnesotans who are not covered by health insurance. The report from Families USA finds, at some point during the past two years, over one million Minnesotans didn’t have covereage, and two-thirds of them were uncovere ...Read More

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