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 7, 2011

MADISON, Wis. - A third of Wisconsinites live in rural areas, where it's often difficult to get affordable health insurance on the job. That means a lot of young Wisconsinites have to leave their home community to pursue a career. However, a new report predicts that the Affordable Care Act will he ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. Kasich's two-year, $56 billion budget is raising some eyebrows, especially from those who question the possible sale of some of Ohio's most valuable assets. Kasich has touted privatization as a way to leverage the state's assets and bring in much-needed money. However, resear ...Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. - Goats have a reputation for eating just about anything, but oil-covered grass isn't on their preferred menu. Alexis Bonogofsky's family owns Blue Creek Farms along the Yellowstone River south of Billings. Pastures they use for their goats are covered in oil from the Exxon pipeline ...Read More

DENVER - One in four elder Coloradans depend on Social Security as their sole source of retirement income. That's one finding of a study being released today by the Colorado Center on Law and Policy. The Colorado report is part of a larger study that looks at elder economic security in 20 states nat ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota lawmakers take testimony today as they continue to form legislation to establish a health insurance exchange, one of the key provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act. Among those playing a role in the process is the AARP of North Dakota. State director Janis Cheney ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - More than 2 million people have signed up on Facebook to leave their porch lights on to honor Floridian child abuse victim Caylee Anthony, and social networks have also been abuzz about the recent trial for the murder of 8-year-old Robert Manwill in Boise. While the two trials had d ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - If rural Minnesota is going to thrive, it will take a resurgence of young people staying in, or returning to, their hometowns to pursue careers and raise families. So says Alyssa Charney with the Center for Rural Affairs, which today released a new report on the subject. Charney ...Read More

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