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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.

Public News Service - CA: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - As Congress considers legislation that would require all employers to verify their employees' social security numbers, critics of mandatory E-Verify say the legislation is a guaranteed failure when it comes to California's agriculture industry. A new report from the immigration

LOS ANGELES - Actor Jeff Bridges and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are among those who will be on hand today in Los Angeles to kick off the Share Our Strength "No Kid Hungry" campaign. The private-public partnership is designed to connect more Los Angeles children to school br

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The salmon are returning to the Golden State. New numbers from the California Department of Fish and Game are giving both recreational and commercial fishermen hope for a fishing season this year. Last fall, 163,000 Chinook salmon returned to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, wh

Walmart is making a commitment to promote healthier foods. The nation's largest retail chain has announced a five-year plan to lower the salt, fat and sugar in its packaged foods, as well as lower the price of fresh fruits and vegetables. The announcement is welcome news for Catherine Luu, whose g

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The ambitious goal is to end childhood hunger in California and across the nation by 2015. Actor and anti-hunger advocate Jeff Bridges is hoping the "No Kid Hungry Campaign" will help accomplish it. Bridges, along with governors and others interested in the cause, kicked off the

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junk food and a lack of exercise often lead to obesity, but there's a new link to the common cold. UC-San Diego researchers found obese children were three times more likely to have been exposed to a common cold virus (adenovirus 36) than those of normal weight. However, health e

LOS ANGELES - A southern California company is voluntarily recalling 300,000 hens' eggs that could be linked to a outbreak of salmonella contamination affecting over a half-billion eggs nationwide. The Moark egg company is the third Inland Empire distributor caught up in the recall traced back to a

LOS ANGELES - Atlantic Bluefin tuna has a reputation in California sushi bars as delicious and expensive, and 'endangered' may soon be added to that list. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is meeting this week to consider a ban on international trade of bluefin, a very larg

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