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.

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PHOTO: Every October, hundreds of products are sold bearing breast-cancer awareness ribbons, but is awareness enough to eradicate the disease? Photo credit: SDRandCo/

LANSING, Mich. - From bagels to bags, pizza boxes to pajamas, 'tis the season when pink-ribbon products pile up on store shelves across Michigan. But one group says if the goal is to one day eradicate breast cancer, it's important to Think Before You Pink. Karuna Jaggar is executive director pf the ...Read More

PHOTO: The Indiana Department of Correction is beginning a pilot program to screen released offenders for traumatic brain injuries and help provide treatment so they can successfully re-enter society. Photo credit: Larry Farr/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - Some major money is flowing into the Indiana Department of Correction to address brain trauma. The department has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to screen and provide treatment for released offenders who have traumatic brain injuries. Edinburgh Correctional Facility Superinte ...Read More

PHOTO: California's new law that requires utilities to reduce gas leaks is expected to be another boost for the state's growing methane mitigation industry, using technology to find and repair leaks in pipelines and at well sites. Photo courtesy Consumers Energy.

SAN FRANCISCO - Good jobs, cleaner air and less wasted fuel, all are the outcomes of an industry taking off in California. With the state's newest law (SB 1371) requiring utility companies to find and fix gas leaks more quickly, companies using the latest technology to do that are in high demand. A ...Read More

PHOTO: As the federal government considers new limits on methane emissions, Texas is among the 10 states in the nation with the most to gain economically from the emerging methane mitigation industry. Photo credit: Alex/Flickr.

HOUSTON - As concern around oil and gas methane emissions continues to grow, those companies in Texas and across the country that provide solutions to reduce this industry's pollution can also help spur economic growth A new analysis released by the Environmental Defense Fund identifies 76 companie ...Read More

Photo: New technologies involved with methane mitigation promise to reduce waste and generate job growth in Colorado and beyond. Photo courtesy: Environmental Defense Fund

DENVER - Oil and gas operations in Colorado are drilling down for the valuable fossil fuels found under the soil, but a growing number of companies are making sure that no product is wasted in the process. A new report released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) highlights the growth of techno ...Read More

PHOTO: Dozens of Illinois homes and small businesses powered by the sun are opening their doors to the public to share their experience with solar power. Photo credit: Gray Watson/wikimedia.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinoisans have an opportunity this weekend to check out what it's like to live in a home powered by the sun. Home and business owners with solar and other renewable-energy installations are inviting the public inside as part of the Illinois Solar Tour. Lesley McCain, executive ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report from AARP confirms that too many people do not protect their smartphones with a password. Photo by GDNS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The report, "Identity Theft; Who's At Risk," shows Americans continue to ignore time-tested consumer protection tips that are known to help protect personal information from identity thieves. Sarah Jennings, state director of AARP-South Dakota, says the survey found too many of u ...Read More

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