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: Insufficient resources are the root cause of why some domestic violence victims' calls for help are unmet, according to new national research. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky's ability to offer support to victims of domestic violence is better than the national average, but there are still not enough resources to help everyone, immediately, according to a new survey. The National Network to End Domestic Violence tracked a single 24-hour ...Read More

PHOTO: Selecting an insurance plan is just one of many complicated steps toward living a healthier life, according to Health Literacy Missouri, which will use a recent grant to help more Missourians understand the health choices they face. Photo credit: drummer boy/

ST. LOUIS - It's not taught in school, but making decisions about health insurance has now become an important issue for many Missourians. That's why one group is working hard to boost the state's health insurance I.Q. Catina O'Leary, president and CEO, Health Literacy Missouri, says the nonprofit ...Read More

PHOTO: The green-winged teal is a duck commonly spotted in Washington, but not lately. In the spring, more than half of them head north to the boreal forest to breed. Photo credit: Jeff Nadler

SEATTLE – Whether you enjoy bird-watching in the spring or bird-hunting in the fall, a new report says birds are multi-billion-dollar economic drivers – and that protecting them also requires protecting Canada's boreal forest. The Seattle-based Boreal Songbird Initiative says in order t ...Read More


CARSON CITY, Nev. - It's "Melanoma Monday" in Nevada and around the nation. The public awareness campaign aims to put the spotlight on the deadliest form of skin cancer. Kristen Power, Nevada Cancer Coalition communications director, says the event, created by the American Academy of Dermat1ologists ...Read More

PHOTO: Another key step toward midterm elections arrives Tuesday, as primary elections are held in 58 of Tennessee's 95 counties. Photo credit: Joel Kramer/Flickr

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Primary elections are set for tomorrow in many counties across Tennessee, and individuals with disabilities are among those being reminded of the importance of casting a ballot. Melanie Bull with the Tennessee Disability Coalition says voting is one of the best ways to give voice ...Read More

PHOTO: Attorney Tamara Packard says it will be very hard for the Wisconsin Legislature to

MADISON, Wis. - Although some Wisconsin Republican leaders say they'll try to "fix" the state's Voter ID law, which was struck down last week by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman, such a fix would be unlikely to succeed, according to Madison attorney Tamara Packard. Quoting from Judge Adelman's decis ...Read More

Photo: Palm warblers are among the birds migrating between Canada's boreal forest and Florida every winter. Photo credit: Jeff Nadler

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Most of Florida's "snowbirds" have hopped on I-95 for the drive north. Meanwhile, birds of the feathered variety have done the same, but it's what is greeting them at home that has scientists concerned. A report released today by the Boreal Songbird Initiative and Ducks Unlimite ...Read More

PHOTO:As marriage equality hangs in the balance in Michigan, many same-sex couples and their families face uncertainty in their lives. Photo credit: Emily Roesly/morguefile.

LANSING, Mich. - The legal limbo over same-sex marriage in Michigan is affecting the ties that bind for hundreds of families. That includes Kathleen LaTosch of Ferndale and her partner of 20 years. They want the same legal protections of other married couples, but as the issue of marriage equality b ...Read More

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