PNS Daily Newscast - March 30, 2020 

Trump extends social distancing guidelines through April 30. The coronavirus is taking its toll on nonprofits; and scammers have already set their sights on your COVID-19 relief check.

2020Talks - March 30, 2020 

Campaigning from Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders has been virtual, and largely about the novel coronavirus. Sanders also spoke out about the Trump administration's Interior Department order to disestablish the Mashpee Wampanoag's reservation in Southern Massachusetts.

Archive: February 18, 2016

Maryland is one of four states selected to pilot an anti-dating violence program for students ages 11 to 14. (Veronica Carter)

BALTIMORE – Baltimore is one of four cities around the country where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is conducting a study. The goal is to see how to get the message across to teens that no relationship is worth getting hurt. It's Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Pre ...Read More

The grassroots group Blue Jean Nation is holding a town hall meeting it calls a revival, saying there's a lot that needs reviving in American politics. (arinahabich/

NEENAH, Wis. – When you think of a revival, you might picture a big tent and a religious event. But the grassroots group Blue Jean Nation is hosting a revival this Saturday in Neenah in an effort to revive democracy and citizen-centered politics. This will be no conventional political gath ...Read More

The Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2016 would offer protection to more than 7,000 acres of land in Carter, Johnson, Washington and Unicoi Counties. (Bill Hodge)

UNICOI, Tenn. – More than 7,000 acres of some of Tennessee's pristine wilderness is offered protection in legislation introduced in the U.S. House by Rep. Phil Roe of Tennessee. The Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2016 would expand the existing wilderness areas in Carter, Johnson, Washington and ...Read More

A provision proposed for the state budget aims to help bring healthy groceries to Virginia's food deserts. (American Heart Association)

RICHMOND, Va. - A provision proposed for the state budget could help finance healthy groceries for food deserts. More than 1.5 million Virginians, including nearly a half-million children, live in rural and urban areas with limited access to supermarkets. But the Virginia Grocery Investment Fund c ...Read More

The 2016 Colorado Health Report Card gives high marks for children's health overall, but says improvements still are needed to boost health for people of color and low-income families. ( Commons)
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DENVER - The Colorado Health Foundation presented its tenth anniversary Health Report Card to the state Legislature on Wednesday. The health advocacy group's annual study grades Colorado against other states. It gives high marks for children's health overall, but says improvements still are needed ...Read More

Many Ikea stores have solar installation on their rooftops, which help provide a large portion of the energy consumed by their large stores. (Ikea)

RALEIGH, N.C. – There are 257 million square feet of available real estate in North Carolina – most of which would be an ideal host for solar panels, according to a report released this week by Environment North Carolina. Data included suggests the flat, often unshaded, roofs of big bo ...Read More

Recent graduates of AARP's Senior Leadership Program which is supported by Dartmouth and UNH. (AARP-NH)

CONCORD, N.H. – Dartmouth and the University of New Hampshire are teaming up with AARP again this year to help provide leadership training for Granite Staters who want to advocate on issues that are of top concern for locals as they get older. Douglas McNutt, director of advocacy for AARP Ne ...Read More

New and gently used business attire can be donated and picked up via smartphone on March 1. (jdurham/morguefile)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - You might be familiar with using your smartphone to get a lift from a car service, but how about using it to help give others a lift up? That's the premise of a service project taking shape at the state Capitol. The goal of "Suits for Session" is to collect new and gently-used ...Read More

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