Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - April 24, 2019 


The Supreme Court considers U.S. Census citizenship question – we have a pair of reports. Also on the Wednesday rundown: A look at how poor teacher pay and benefits can threaten preschoolers' success. And the Nevada Assembly votes to restore voting rights for people who've served their time in prison.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: June 16, 2016

This weekend places of worship across North Carolina are invited to include a discussion of gun violence in their services. (morguefile.com)

RALEIGH, N.C. - Last weekend's historic massacre at an Orlando nightclub has brought the issue of gun safety once again to the national stage. And this weekend you may hear a message on the topic from the pulpit at your place of worship. Places of faith are participating in the event, "Stand Up Sabb ...Read More

The green swirls of water seen here in the Chowan River are an example of the impact of too much nutrients that can occur in North Carolina waters. (Heather Deck, Pamlico-Tar River Foundation)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Agriculture is big business in North Carolina, and while the farms across the state add to the economy and resources, the waste generated in the form of animal waste and fertilizer runoff has the potential to impact the state's water quality. For the past 20 years, regulati ...Read More

To stay hydrated during the summer months, experts say you can add flavoring to your water from products on the market to fruit to make it more likely you'll drink enough. (morguefile.com)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There's no shortage of summer fun in Tennessee, from Fun Fest in Kingsport, to Elvis Week in Memphis. And while those activities present great ways to celebrate the state's heritage and support local economies, the Tennessee Department of Health advises you take precautions before ...Read More

Colorado LGBT communities are forging ahead with gay pride events. (US Department of State/Wikimedia Commons)

DENVER - The tragedy in Orlando is not stopping upcoming gay pride celebrations across Colorado. Denver PrideFest is forging ahead with events scheduled for this weekend at Civic Center Park. Last year's festival and parade drew more than 365,000 people. Rex Fuller, vice president for communicatio ...Read More

Two Wisconsin Democratic state representatives have written legislation that would force drug companies to become far more transparent and accountable for record high prices and profits. (sprng23/iStockPhoto.com)

MILWAUKEE – A new law being proposed by Democratic State Reps. Melissa Sargent of Madison and Deb Kolste of Janesville is aimed at bringing more transparency and accountability to drug manufacturers, which are reporting record high profits amid record high prices. Kevin Kane, organizing dire ...Read More

New research shows that states that have expanded Medicaid coverage are seeing financial and health benefits across their health care systems. (iStockphoto)

PIERRE, S.D. - Unlike South Dakota, states that have expanded Medicaid coverage are seeing benefits across their health care systems, according to a new report. After looking at safety net hospitals and clinics in seven states, researchers at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Familie ...Read More

Maryland's assault weapons ban challenge has been revived after the Orlando massacre. (iStockphoto/Ultra1s)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The massive shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left 49 dead has renewed efforts in Maryland to keep the state's assault weapons ban in place. The state's landmark Firearms Safety Act of 2013 is currently being challenged in court. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is s ...Read More

A grant program is geared toward getting more Arkansas children to eat fresh food. (Virginia Carter)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Almost $17 million in grants are heading to organizations that help feed the hungry with the goal of getting low-income residents to eat healthier. The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance has been awarded $94,000 for a pilot program to let SNAP recipients double their benefits at far ...Read More

1 of 3 pages   1 2 3 >  Last »