PNS Daily Newscast - February 28 2020 

Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 

Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: January 11, 2012

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Gov. Scott Walker's 2011-2013 budget made substantial cuts to a number of programs, such as child-care funding, W2 and Badger Care, which directly impact working mothers. Walker says the cuts were necessary to balance the state's budget, but Tonisha Howard of Milwaukee says the cut ...Read More

DENVER - Tough new air-pollution standards in Europe are affecting carriers in the United States. Airlines such as United, which has a major hub in Denver, now will be held accountable for emissions from planes flying into and out of European countries. The standard, the European Union Aviation Dir ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - More than a dozen New Mexico sportsmen's organizations have signed a letter to U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., expressing concern over some of his recent actions relating to public lands. Pearce cosponsored HR 1581, a bill which would allow development on millions of acres of la ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's almost tax season, and free help is available that should make tax time less "taxing" for thousands in Ohio. Eligible residents can receive assistance with filling out federal and state income-tax returns through the Ohio Benefit Bank. At a time when many are struggling, says ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A Connecticut man who has protested, fasted, and even gone to Cuba in an effort to shut down the U.S. prison at Guantanamo is in Washington, D.C., today to mark the 10th anniversary of the arrival of the first prisoners from the war on terror. New Haven peace activist Mark Colvil ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - Major education-reform proposals unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Dennis Daugaard would do away with tenure for teachers and make $15 million available each year to reward high performance. Sandy Arseneault, president of the South Dakota Education Association, says her group may support the ...Read More

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