PNS Daily Newscast - April 8, 2020 

COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 

Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Archive: May 30, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. - The state House Judiciary Committee today will hear testimony about proposed legislation to raise the age of juvenile jurisdiction. North Carolina is one of only two states which automatically prosecute 16- and 17-year-olds as adults for misdemeanors as minor as stealing a can of so ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Funding for Planned Parenthood in North Carolina is once again in question. The House 2012 budget, expected to move to a floor vote this week, prohibits state funds from going to private nonprofit organizations for the purposes of family planning or pregnancy prevention. While this ...Read More

NEW CASSEL, N.Y. - A New York law that keeps details of internal police investigations and disciplinary actions sealed is being criticized, especially for its role in a fatal domestic-abuse case involving police inaction on Long Island. The law, known as "50-a" - in effect since the 1970s - is desi ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As part of May's observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, advocates say there are barriers even for those seeking help. One issue is the stigma, says Sue Abderholden, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota. As an example, she says, a survey of ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - From depression to anxiety and bipolar disorder, one in four North Dakotans will experience some type of mental-health issue or concern this year, officials say - although a number of people with such issues will not seek treatment. For many, says mental-health expert JoAnne Hoesel ...Read More

BALTIMORE - Overflowing storm drains, urban wetlands and city streams and creeks are the topics on deck for this year's Watershed and Stormwater Conference in Baltimore. Up to 500 people from around the nation are expected to attend the October event to take a look at scientific advances in ensurin ...Read More

PHOTO: The proposed Italian Peaks Wilderness Area in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. MWA photo.

TOWNSEND, Mont. - Meetings around the state this month are designed to keep an idea alive: the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, SB 268, first introduced in Congress by Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., in 2009. The bill is touted as something everyone can agree on - from timber mill owners and operations, t ...Read More

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DENVER - Colorado's natural landscape yields big economic benefits, according to a report released today - and not just in terms of outdoor recreation and tourism. From 2000 through 2010, says the study of the economic role of federally protected lands, Colorado's economy grew faster and outperform ...Read More

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