PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 

Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent is due, even in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 1, 2020 

Instead of delaying in-person primaries and caucuses, Alaska, Hawai'i and Wyoming have cancelled them and switched to vote-by-mail. It's Trans Day of Visibility, and the two remaining Democrats showed their support on Twitter. And the Trump administration has rolled back protections for the transgender community.

Archive: August 12, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio - If knowledge is power, then Ohio cancer patients have one more tool to empower them in their battles against the disease. The American Cancer Society is providing "Personal Health Manager Kits" free of charge to patients and families, to help them cope with a cancer diagnosis and tr ...Read More

ANKENY, Iowa - It's all downhill from here - and that's not good news. An author and journalist who specializes in ecology is urging Iowans to become more self-sufficient by becoming less dependent on imported fossil fuels. Richard Heinberg, a senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute, says eviden ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ - Glen Canyon Dam stakeholders meet today to discuss possible changes in the dam's operation. Environmental groups are pushing for steadier water releases to protect habitat and recreation in Grand Canyon National Park. Comments from Nikolai (NICK-oh-lie) Lash, Colorado River program dir ...Read More

NEW YORK - While a new national healthcare reform plan is being fiercely debated in public, federal stimulus money has been quietly working behind the scenes to deliver healthcare to people across the country. According to Elizabeth Swain, chief executive officer of the Community Health Care Associa ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who founded the Special Olympics and become a leading advocate of people with mental disabilities, died on Tuesday at age 88. Shriver, the sister of former president John F. Kennedy, began the organization in 1963 working with swimmers with mental disabilit ...Read More

MISSOULA, Mont. - About seven in ten Montanans say they like it; 15 percent don't like it; and the rest are undecided. That's the finding of a new poll on Senator Jon Tester's (D-Mont.) "Forest Jobs and Recreation Act." The legislation means almost 700,000 acres of prime hunting and fishing grounds ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - President Obama's healthcare reform message at a town hall meeting on Tuesday was that the status quo is failing many Americans. While groups like AARP agree, its members also are concerned about the increasingly angry tenor of such gatherings in recent weeks. At Minnesota AARP, Debor ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - Child care experts say there's a growing need in Minnesota for care providers who can serve the increasing diversity of the state's population, to ensure that all kids are ready when they start school. Cory Woosley, with the Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network, cites a ...Read More

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