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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: July 30, 2010

PADRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE, Tex. - As thousands of tiny sea turtles were released to the Gulf of Mexico this summer, volunteers have worried about a new threat to their survival - oil. Normally, the Kemp's ridley turtles struggle to survive against predators, and only a fraction return to the Gu ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An invisible line exists between red states and blue states about family values, according to new research from a law professor at University of Missouri-Kansas City. States tallying the most Democratic votes in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, called "blue states," have ...Read More

NEW CANTON, Virg. - What started as one woman's idea and three trailers in Buckingham County 40 years ago has evolved into the state's largest community health center, with 14 sites in Central Virginia. Central Virginia Health Services is celebrating its birthday this week. Sheena Mackenzie is the c ...Read More

RICHMOND, Virg. - A trip to the fish department at a Virginia supermarket includes more options in recent years, such as choosing between "wild caught" or "farmed fish"- and fish in both categories often come from foreign waters. Marianne Cufone with DC-based Food and Water Watch, says about 80 perc ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon has the third-fastest foreclosure rate in the country, and nonprofit housing assistance groups say the key to slowing it is to help families pick loans and houses that realistically fit their budgets. Some of their efforts are culturally-specific, such as this weekend's Nativ ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - It's not exactly the "aloha" you'd expect from Hawaii. Conservation groups and the Yakama Nation have filed a lawsuit to stop barges loaded with Hawaiian garbage from making their way to a landfill in the Northwest. The trash would be unloaded at Longview, Wash., and sent by rail to ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - To some, it is a glaring omission that Gov. Chris Gregoire's new Higher Education Funding Task Force, formed this week, includes no teachers. It will be chaired by an attorney at Microsoft, and is made up of 16 business executives and school administrators, but no instructors. Tha ...Read More

BERKELEY, Calif. - A California group is disputing claims that new HIV infections could be prevented if male circumcision rates were increased. The study promoting circumcision, presented at the AIDS conference in Vienna earlier this month, found more than four million new HIV infections could be pr ...Read More

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