PNS Daily Newscast - April 3, 2020 

Son-in-law Jared Kushner takes on a major role in Trump's fight with COVID-19. Also, emergency funding for people who can't pay their rent because of the pandemic.

2020Talks - April 3, 2020 

The Democratic National Committee delayed its July convention in Milwaukee until August. Wisconsin has a primary this Tuesday, but hasn't cancelled or delayed in-person voting like many other states have done.

Archive: March 12, 2013

PHOTO: Kids around the country are building robots to enter in competitions. Toppenish Middle School is sending four teams to the next competition, Apr. 17-20, in Anaheim, Calif. Photo courtesy University of Texas-Dallas.
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TOPPENISH, Wash. - When four teams from Toppenish Middle School in south-central Washington compete in a championship robotics tournament next month, it will be at least partly the result of their after-school program. In more Washington schools and after-school programs, the focus is on science, te ...Read More

PHOTO: More and more these days, women are getting involved in outdoor recreation. Charity Rutter with R & R Fly Fishing will lead a clinic this month in conjunction with Tennessee Wild. Photo credit: Charity Rutter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The nation just went through some of the toughest economic times in decades, but that didn't stop Americans from heading to the great outdoors. The number of people in the U.S. taking part in outdoor recreation continued to grow through the Great Recession. According to Jeff Hun ...Read More

Ameren will haul away old refrigerators and pay Missourians a rebate. Courtesy of: Sierra Club

ST. LOUIS - Missourians who've caught the spring-cleaning bug may want to think about getting rid of old appliances that are no longer energy-efficient. John Hickey, chapter director of Sierra Club Missouri, got rid of his old heater, patched up the leaks in his attic, and reduced his bill by 30 per ...Read More

PHOTO: Expectant mothers should buckle up, it's safer for them and their pregnancy. Courtesy of Microsoft images

DES MOINES, Iowa - Expectant mothers worry that having a seat belt buckled can damage their unborn child in a crash, but a new study by Duke University Medical Center finds that not wearing a seat belt actually increases the chance of losing the pregnancy more than if the mother is belted in. Acco ...Read More

Santa Fe National Forest.<br />Photo Courtesy: Liliana Castillo, Conservation Voters New Mexico.<br />

SANTA FE, N.M. - When both houses of the New Mexico Legislature failed to advance bills to transfer public land management from federal to state hands, it meant more than following the words of the U.S. Constitution. According to Kim McCreery, a regional director and staff scientist at New Mexico ...Read More

PHOTO: The National Climate Assessment comes out every four years.  Image courtesy of Microsoft images.

PORTLAND, Ore. - An all-day town-hall-style meeting at Portland State University today gathers experts who are concerned about climate change to discuss what the Northwest states are doing about it. Their framework is the new draft National Climate Assessment (NCA), a summary of what's happening wit ...Read More

Long Island Immigrant Issue Forum. Credit: Steve McFarland, LI Civic Engagement Table

NEW YORK - It's the kind of discussion local advocates say would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, but business, labor and immigrant leaders exchanged ideas Monday on a variety of issues linked to immigration reform. Local advocates described it as a frank discussion of hot-button immig ...Read More

PHOTO: A pulse oximetry screening caught a heart defect before Christian Popp was sent home from the hospital. Christian is now 3 1/2 and said to be doing miraculously. Photo credit: Curtis Popp.

AUSTIN, Texas - The American Heart Association says it is a simple test that can save lives, and a bill introduced at the State Capitol seeks to make sure the test is done on all Texas newborns. The test is called a pulse oximetry screening, and can help catch babies with birth defects of the heart ...Read More

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