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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: July 23, 2013

PHOTO: Loud seismic air gun blasts could damage sea life and fisheries in the Atlantic. Photo credit: Natural Resources Canada.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Sea life in the Atlantic could be in for a very unpleasant surprise, according to the group Oceana. They say seismic air gun blasts, which are a precursor to deep-water oil drilling, could be shot over and over again for months on end in a wide area of the sea off the southeastern c ...Read More

Photo: College student Molly McDonough would be impacted by Senate Voter ID Bill. Courtesy: McDonough

RALEIGH, N.C. - Citizenship groups working hard to engage North Carolina's college students say the State Assembly is working against them. This week the State Senate will vote on Voter ID legislation. According to Masac Dorlouis, campus coordinator with the nonpartisan group Common Cause North Ca ...Read More

PHOTO: SNAP benefits are allowing Nevada families, hard hit by the recession, to purchase fresh and health fruits and vegetables at local farmers' markets instead of relying on the closest gas station. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

LAS VEGAS - Many rural Nevadans who don't have a nearby grocery store have to depend on local gas stations and convenience stores to redeem their SNAP benefits, but now farmers' markets are offering a healthy alternative choice to packaged products and junk food. According to Kelly Nowack, SNAP ou ...Read More

Farm Bill this week, and animal rights groups are saying an amendment to the bill introduced by Republican congressman Steve King of Iowa undermines animal-welfare laws passed in several states, including Michigan.

LANSING, Mich. - Lawmakers in Washington continue to debate the 2013 Farm Bill this week, and animal rights groups are saying an amendment to the bill introduced by Republican congressman Steve King of Iowa undermines animal-welfare laws passed in several states, including Michigan. According to W ...Read More

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