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: July 10, 2012

PHOTO: Turbo fladry (portable electric flag fencing) being set up. Photo credit: Deborah Smith

KETCHUM, Idaho - A project north of Ketchum designed to test and demonstrate tools and methods for coexistence of sheep and wolves is expanding this year. It's now available to all interested ranchers and livestock producers in Blaine County, and a hotline has been set up for those who want help. ...Read More


ST. PAUL, Minn. - It's never easy to have a loved one in the service deployed overseas, but a program available in Minnesota is helping those military spouses left with the sole responsibility of taking care of the kids. Julie Wasiluk is the coordinator of Give Army Parents a Break, which provides ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Concerns are being raised on a number of fronts as the U.S. House Agriculture Committee begins deliberations on its version of the national Farm Bill on Wednesday. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, says he's troubled by the bill's lack of funding ...Read More

PHOTO: Sunscreen should be applied every two hours when outside, or more frequently if swimming or sweating.

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa has just finished the hottest week in the last 19 years, with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees for days. The risk of sunburn and eventual skin cancer may be greater now that the heat wave has broken. That worries Chuck Reed with the Iowa chapter of the American Cancer Soc ...Read More

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is getting a break from the recent heat wave, but scorching temperatures are likely to return. Community Action Agencies are stepping up to the plate to help the growing number of residents who need help staying cool and safe. Kerrie Shaw, community services coordinator at Ho ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - The State Supreme Court today will hear arguments to unseal research commissioned by two state lawmakers regarding North Carolina's redistricting issue. Several groups, including the North Carolina Public Broadcasting Association and the state Press Association, are supporting the re ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - With New York's high school graduation rate ranking 38th in the nation, a blue-ribbon commission created by Governor Andrew Cuomo begins a series of ten regional hearings today to look at what can be done to boost pupil performance. Kate Breslin, president and CEO of the Schuyler C ...Read More

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