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PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 


Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent is due, even in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 1, 2020 


Instead of delaying in-person primaries and caucuses, Alaska, Hawai'i and Wyoming have cancelled them and switched to vote-by-mail. It's Trans Day of Visibility, and the two remaining Democrats showed their support on Twitter. And the Trump administration has rolled back protections for the transgender community.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

LINCOLN, Neb. -- As Nebraska lawmakers consider a proposal to build a new prison to address the state's overcrowded corrections population, reform ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- More than 50 restaurants, gas stations and other local businesses in Charleston now stock naloxone and have trained their ...Read More
INDIANAPOLIS -- Improving access to treatment and recovery services is a key strategy in fighting the opioid epidemic. But not all of Indiana's ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The role the dental industry can play in addressing the opioid crisis is being highlighted in a new outreach campaign. The ...Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee is increasing the number of drop-off clinics that allow police officers to take people with mental-health and/or ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- More Kentuckians report knowing someone who is misusing prescription pain medication, according to a new poll. Colleen Desmond ...Read More
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has announced that it will consider plans to build a 1,600 bed private prison to ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota is seeing an increase in methamphetamine activity, a drug that was viewed as a major problem 20 years ago. A research ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Supporters of legalizing marijuana in Minnesota say they still face long odds getting a bill passed this year - but they think the 2 ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- News of a drop in drug overdose deaths in Ohio is being met with cautious optimism. According to state figures, there were more ...Read More
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