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PNS Daily Newscast - March 30, 2020 


Trump extends social distancing guidelines through April 30. The coronavirus is taking its toll on nonprofits; and scammers have already set their sights on your COVID-19 relief check.

2020Talks - March 30, 2020 


Campaigning from Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders has been virtual, and largely about the novel coronavirus. Sanders also spoke out about the Trump administration's Interior Department order to disestablish the Mashpee Wampanoag's reservation in Southern Massachusetts.

Archive: May 26, 2010

LANSING, Mich. - Savvy consumers know about Bisphenol A (BPA) as a component of plastic bottles, and manufacturers now tout "BPA Free" labels, especially for baby bottles. However, exposure to the harmful chemical isn't limited to plastics. BPA is also found in canned food, and a new study looks at ...Read More

TOLEDO, Ohio - Some environmental and small business groups in Ohio say they'll go to court to keep Lake Erie from turning into what might be best described as a giant bowl of split pea soup. They claim that's what they are seeing more often as a result of so-called "open-water" dumping of dredged s ...Read More

ROCHESTER, Wash. - In Washington's smallest towns, students' options for learning and meals that are normally part of the school day can disappear during the summer months. But this year, 17 rural summer programs will get a hand from School's Out Washington. They are recipients of "Feed Your Brain" ...Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Facebook is making its latest in a string of efforts to regain the trust of members concerned about the security of personal information on the site. The social media giant will reportedly simplify privacy control settings. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Priv ...Read More

PHOENIX - More than 50,000 people are expected to march through downtown Phoenix on Saturday, May 29, to protest Arizona's new immigration law. The law requires authorities to question people about their immigration status if there is reason to suspect they are in the country illegally. Maricopa Co ...Read More

CHAPEL HILL, N. C. - Two recessions have proven to be too much for most of the South, according to a report released today by MDC, a nonprofit research organization in Chapel Hill. "The State of the South 2010" finds the region was quickly knocked off its fast track in efforts to reducing poverty an ...Read More

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania group is taking a hard look at where humans fit into life on Earth – and whether what they do could be driving thousands of species of plants and animals to the brink. The Rachel Carson Homestead Association holds a Thursday workshop on biodiversity, the term for t ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan is being honored as "Legislator of the Year" by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance. The group's executive director, Ann Pratt, calls Donovan instrumental in protecting funding for a wide range of programs that benefit children and famil ...Read More

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