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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: August 2, 2013

PHOTO: The Colockum Tarps fire has burned 70,000 acres near Wenatchee. This aerial photo was taken on Wednesday by WA Interagency Fire Mgmt. Team 4.

ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Long after Washington's summer wildfires are extinguished, people who've had property destroyed or damaged may have a different challenge – dealing with their insurance company. If they need help, they'll be able to get free legal advice from members of the Washingt ...Read More

IMAGE: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market attendees are being urged to try a stand-up paddleboard – and to

SALT LAKE CITY – At this week's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, the hottest new recreation trend has been stand-up paddleboarding – and it fits right in with a campaign also launched at the show. "Stand Up for the Colorado River" is the slogan, as conservation groups ...Read More

PHOTO: Families tending to garden. The Family HealthCare Network's Woodlake facility now includes a community garden that's bringing the community together to address health, promote nutrition and increase physical activity. Photo Courtesy: Family HealthCare Network

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. – A Central Valley community health center is taking its medicine outside. When the Family HealthCare Network expanded its Woodlake facility in May, it set aside a portion of the land for a community garden. Marisol de la Vega Cardoso, director of the network’s ...Read More

PHOTO: The CDC says there were more than 22,000 firearm homicides and 38,000 firearm suicides between 2009 - 2010. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

RICHMOND, Va. – A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds firearm homicide rates dropped in major metropolitan areas between 2006 and 2010, but more people used guns to commit suicide. Jim Mercy, a behavioral scientist with the CDC's Division of Violence Pre ...Read More

PHOTO:  West Virginia political and coal industry leaders are hoping for a

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was briefed Thursday by a West Virginia delegation about the impact the agency's new policies could have on the state's coal industry. The Obama administration is moving to limit carbon emissions from new power pla ...Read More

PHOTO: Gila River in summer. The water level of the Gila River, a tributary of the Colorado River, has New Mexicans concerned for the long-term health of the waterway. <br />Courtesy of: Dennis O’Keefe<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new survey shows New Mexicans see the health of their waterways as a primary concern. And a majority of those questioned see drought and low water levels as best addressed with local solutions, rather than diverting the Gila River, a tributary of the Colorado, with a pr ...Read More

IMAGE: A bill was introduced in the Ohio house Thursday that would void the state Board of Education’s adoption of Common Core, a new set of standards for what students should know and be able to do in math and English. Image: Common Core logo.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As students prepare to head back to class, a fight is brewing over Common Core standards in Ohio's schools. A bill was introduced in the Ohio House Thursday that would void the state Board of Education's adoption of Common Core, a new set of standards for what students shoul ...Read More

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