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: May 1, 2009

Huron, SD – The South Dakota Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council heard a somewhat gloomy report from the state Department of Labor this week. Council members learned the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund is being depleted at a faster rate than had earlier been estimated and i ...Read More

Sioux Falls,SD - There are no confirmed cases of H-1-N-1 Influenza A in South Dakota yet, but the staffs of the state’s community health centers are preparing themselves to be the first line of defense should it spread here. Ann Skoglund, clinical quality specialist for Community Healthcare ...Read More

Albany, NY - Thousands of New Yorkers qualify for a free card that could save them money on prescriptions if only they knew about the program. Now, senior citizen advocates are working to raise the visibility of the New York Prescription Saver (NYPS), which can generate savings of 30 to 60 percent o ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Mercy Corps is known primarily as an international humanitarian aid organization, but it also has a division that helps folks in the Northwest start and grow small businesses. A loan program for new small businesses has been successful enough in Oregon that it’s expanding i ...Read More

Billings, MT – Old keyboards, monitors, computers, VCRs and video cameras can be cleared out of storage this weekend. It’s a challenge to "erase your E-waste," connected to the Western Sustainable Living Expo in Billings. Sandra Boggs, recycling and marketing development specialist for ...Read More

The story about the worldwide viral outbreak seems to be developing almost hourly, and even the name has changed from "swine flu" to "H-1-N-1 Influenza A." But, no matter what it's called, some scientists say the cause is industrial animal farming, which serves as an incubator for viruses and bacter ...Read More

Boise, ID – While it’s unclear where the current strain of the swine flu originated and how it’s spreading, one expert says the clues point to industrial pig farms in the same area as the first documented cases in Veracruz, Mexico. Bob Martin, senior officer for Pew Environment G ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Pork producers are concerned some consumers and traders think the flu virus spreading around the world is caused by pork products. This comes as an increasing number of cases of the flu are being reported across the country and worldwide. Producers say the name "swine flu" is in ...Read More

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