PNS Daily Newscast - April 7, 2020 

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, despite late action by the governor to try to postpone it. And public assistance programs are overhauled in response to COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 7, 2020 

Today's the Wisconsin primary, although Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to delay by executive order. A conservative majority on the state Supreme Court blocked the delay, after the Republican Legislature previously stymied similar efforts.

Archive: March 13, 2012

BOISE, Idaho - Being resilient, able to bounce back when the going gets tough, is considered one of the factors that make families strong. That premise is the focus of the Strengthening Families Training Institute meeting in Boise today and Wednesday, where social workers, child care providers and c ...Read More

MILWAUKEE - Admitting a loved one to a nursing home can be a traumatic experience, and too often people sign away their rights when they sign the admission papers. Milwaukee attorney Jeff Pitman says too many people don't know what they're signing. "People are not told that they're signing arbitra ...Read More

BOULDER, Colo. - This Thursday, the Boulder Chamber Orchestra kicks off its spring season with a "Spring Serenade." The event is the orchestra's major fundraising gala, featuring music performed by renowned guitarist Alfredo Muro, flamenco dancers, and a charity auction with chances at everything fr ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - It's no secret that the Republican-led state legislature is not exactly union-friendly, passing numerous bills that chip away at union strength and talking openly about making Michigan a right-to-work state. Now, a coalition of the state's largest labor unions is fighting back. It's ...Read More

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine - They're staying active and healthy by volunteering, retired Baby Boomers all over Maine who bring ideas for environmental and community-service projects to the Encore Leadership Corps, or ENCorps, which supports them. 65-year-old Dave Stansfield is heading up a million-dolla ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa has an estimated 73,000 direct-care workers who provide care to thousands of Iowans, especially seniors. A bill that would establish state standards for training and care and create a board to oversee the profession has just passed the Iowa Senate and is on its way to the Hou ...Read More

DAVIS, Calif. - Much of the groundwater used for drinking in California's two leading agricultural regions contains unsafe levels of nitrate from farm fertilizer, according to a new report from the UC Davis Center for Watershed Science. In fact, the amount of contaminated water in the Tulare Lake Ba ...Read More

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