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PNS Daily Newscast - April 8, 2020 


COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 


Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Archive: February 3, 2015

PHOTO: According to the Movement Advancement Project, LGBT Michiganders are put in economic harm through legal discrimination, a lack of family recognition, and hostile education and employment environments. Photo credit: Ludovic Bertron/Flickr.

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan is considered to be among the worst states for LGBT equality, according to a report examining the manner in which Michigan laws put LGBT residents in economic harm. Researcher Naomi Goldberg with the Movement Advancement Project says the lack of employment and housing prot ...Read More

PHOTO: A new survey says Americans trust their doctors more than anyone to give them medical advice, yet they seek medical advice more often from online sources. Photo credit: ChrisPhoto/Flickr.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but one medical expert says it's important to keep the doctor close by when making a pledge for better health. A new survey finds the majority of Americans are looking to make changes to their diet and exercise this year, yet only about h ...Read More

PHOTO: The smog that Denver residents and other Coloradans experience is the result of ground-level ozone, and can make breathing more difficult for many residents. The EPA is considering tougher smog standards. Photo credit: Payton Chung/Flickr Commons.

DENVER - Ground-level ozone, or smog, not only makes cities hazy on sunny days, it also causes breathing difficulties. Smog is a byproduct of tailpipe and industrial emissions, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is debating strengthening the limit in smog to near 60 parts per billion fro ...Read More

PHOTO: Need help with income tax returns? Nevadans can file free of charge through the AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program, which isn't just for seniors or AARP members. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

LAS VEGAS - It's tax season in Nevada and around the nation, and for those who need a little help, an AARP Foundation program offers free assistance in preparing tax returns - and it isn't just for seniors. Hilarie Grey, communications director at AARP Nevada, says the Tax-Aide program is focused o ...Read More

PHOTO: The Pennsylvania State Education Association says it's looking to new Governor Tom Wolf and the state Legislature for ideas to raise and allocate more money for education. Photo courtesy of PSEA.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - One of the key planks of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's successful gubernatorial campaign was restoring funding cuts made to education. Now that he's in office, Pennsylvania teachers hope he'll be able to deliver. Mike Crossey, president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association ...Read More

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