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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Public News Service - IL: Education

Chicago, IL – A new snapshot of Illinois immigrants shows the fastest-growing population is coming from Africa. The report also indicates that African immigrants and refugees are the most highly educated members of the immigrant population. Most have arrived in recent years and, when naturaliz

Urbana, IL – The best mathematics programs for elementary kids in Illinois probably don't cost their parents anything extra. A new report from the University of Illinois finds that public school students do just as well in math, and sometimes even better, than their peers in private schools.

Chicago, IL – Illinois needs to join the "kid nation," according to a report released today by the Children’s Defense Fund Action Council. It tracks how the state's Congressional delegation voted on children's topics over the past year, and Illinois ranks 21st among the 50 states. CDFAC

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