PNS Daily Newscast - April 9, 2020 

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

Archive: October 6, 2014

PHOTO: Using the Twitter hashtag #WW2K AARP Virginia is letting state voters ask candidates any question they want. Picture courtesy of AARP VA.

RICHMOND, Va. – A social media campaign is giving Virginia voters a chance to ask any question to candidates for the U.S. House and Senate. Ginger Thompson, communications director for AARP Virginia, says folks can use the Twitter hashtag #WW2K for we what to know. She says AARP will make ...Read More

PHOTO: How to help overweight children become healthier is one of the key discussion topics at the Southern Obesity Summit in Louisville. The annual forum brings together community, government and healthcare leaders from 16 southern states. Image courtesy of Southern Obesity Summit.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - With obesity considered a public health crisis by most experts, this week in Louisville, the focus is on solutions at the "Southern Obesity Summit." Community, government and healthcare leaders from 16 states are gathered to decide what changes can be made to help southerners becom ...Read More

PHOTO: As Iowans take care of outside fall chores, a reminder that products labeled as compostable, such containers and cups, are not to be mixed in with yard waste such as leaves and weeds. Photo credit: Phil Roeder/Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa - As the leaves begin to fall and the rakes and shovels emerge from sheds and garages across Iowa, it's a perfect time to clear the confusion around composting. Leslie Irlbeck, program-and-outreach manager with Metro Waste Authority, says it's always good to check on the local sta ...Read More

PHOTO: It has become one of the most pervasive crimes in America, and the risk of identity theft is now looming over another 76-million households because of this summer's data breach at JP Morgan Chase. Photo credit: Don Hankins/Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa - With JP Morgan Chase now reporting this summer's data breach put the personal information of 76-million American households at risk, residents across Iowa are being urged to take steps to protect themselves. The cyber attack on JP Morgan Chase comes along with recent breaches at ...Read More

PHOTO: At a Monday rally at the Civic Center in Duluth, letter carriers from across Minnesota will gather to voice their opposition to the closings of mail processing centers. Photo credit: Brian Jeffery Beggerly/Flickr.

DULUTH, Minn. - Letter carriers from around the state are converging in Duluth this week for their annual convention, and it comes as they face what can at best be described as a changing and uncertain future. With mounting financial struggles, the U.S. Postal Service has already consolidated 141 ma ...Read More

PHOTO: Sharing a politically notorious last name has given Karen, left, and Joyce Koch an unexpected push into the spotlight as spokeswomen for working class families. Photo courtesy of the Koch Sisters.

PORTLAND, Ore. – They've become online celebrities for their plain-spoken views about politics – and the fact that they share the same last name with a couple of guys whose views are polar opposites from theirs. The Koch Sisters are the labor movement's down-home answer to the Koch bro ...Read More

PHOTO: Jason Allen of the Wyoming County Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) has testified to the state legislature about his life in the foster care system after substance abuse damaged his family. The Wyoming County SADD group is being honored as one of the best chapters in the nation. Photo courtesy of the Our Children, Our Future Campaign.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – An energetic group of student activists from Wyoming County is receiving national recognition for its efforts against substance abuse. Wyoming County Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) took second in national chapter of the year – that out of 10,000 chapt ...Read More

PHOTO: Increased traffic accidents are among the top concerns of residents in Ohio's most heavily-drilled counties compiled in a new report. Photo courtesy of Lynn Anderson, Frack Free Mahoning.

CARROLLTON, Ohio – The results of a four-month project highlight the concerns, hopes and fears of those who live in Ohio's shale country. Over the course of four months, the social advocacy group Listening Project gathered the feelings of nearly 800 people of Carroll, Columbiana, and neighbor ...Read More

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