PNS Daily Newscast - April 6, 2020 

More than 3 million Americans have lost employer-based health insurance over the past two weeks; and policy analysts look to keep us healthy and financially stable.

2020Talks - April 6, 2020 

Wisconsin is planning to go ahead with primaries as usual, despite requests for a delay from the Governor, and lawsuits from voting rights advocates. There's also a judicial election, where a liberal judge is challenging the conservative incumbent.

Archive: November 15, 2010

CHICAGO - Some people believe that childhood hunger in Illinois and the rest of the nation can be ended by 2015. This month, actor and anti-hunger advocate Jeff Bridges, some governors and others interested in the cause kicked off a national campaign to help accomplish that goal. Across the countr ...Read More

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Over the weekend, volunteer leaders, survivors and American Cancer Society workers from the upper Midwest (Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin) joined together to keep one of the nation's largest fundraisers thriving in a tough economy. Comments from Terry Music, chief m ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Thursday is the American Cancer Society's 35th annual Great American Smokeout, and experts say you can add up to eight years to your life by quitting. More than 36 million Americans still smoke daily and, according to American Cancer Society spokeswoman Allison Miller, most of them ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Observers say election ads this year were remarkable for the shadowy groups using anonymous donations to fund a flood of negative attacks on candidates. But in 2012, West Virginia Supreme Court candidates will have the option to take public financing - and stay on the high road. ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee has more than 900 state-funded pre-kindergarten classes currently serving about 18,000 pupils. Pre-K is still voluntary, and the program cost $83 million last year, with $58 million of that amount coming from the state. Tennessee Education Association (TEA) Executive D ...Read More

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Bridgeport is Connecticut's largest city, and also one of its poorest, which makes achieving progress for children a huge challenge. And the city is failing its children in 15 of 21 categories, according to the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition's "State of the Child 2010" repor ...Read More

NEW YORK - With major Social Security cuts listed as an option by the President's Fiscal Commission, a new survey finds more than one in three New Yorkers say those cuts would leave them unable to afford their basic needs. More than 3 million New Yorkers receive Social Security benefits. David McN ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Now that South Dakota's new smoke-free law is on the books, the American Cancer Society says there's no better time to quit. This week marks the group's annual "Great American Smoke-out," when smokers are urged to stop lighting up for at least one day in the hopes that it will st ...Read More

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