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PNS Daily Newscast - April 3, 2020 


Son-in-law Jared Kushner takes on a major role in Trump's fight with COVID-19. Also, emergency funding for people who can't pay their rent because of the pandemic.

2020Talks - April 3, 2020 


The Democratic National Committee delayed its July convention in Milwaukee until August. Wisconsin has a primary this Tuesday, but hasn't cancelled or delayed in-person voting like many other states have done.

Public News Service - KY: Rural/Farming

PHOTO: More women are becoming directly involved in farm operations in Kentucky and across the country.

DANVILLE, Ky. - The traditional picture of the family farm is changing. Many father-and-son operations are now husband-and-wife farms - meaning more women now are directly involved in agriculture. Terry Gilbert, who farms with her husband, son and son-in-law, says women are finding ways to add valu

PHOTO: The governor's tax reform commission did not address the idea of a permanent trust fund for coal severance tax money in its final report. Courtesy energy4me.

WHITESBURG, Ky. - In the heart of Kentucky's coalfields, future investment in the region is a big issue. Given that situation, the Sierra Club in Kentucky says the governor's tax reform commission passed up a good chance to address "real investment" in the state's coalfield counties. The tax overh

GRAPHIC: Internet freedom

WHITESBURG, Ky. - Stating the belief that a free and open Internet can bring about a better world, a Declaration of Internet Freedom has been drafted and a Kentucky group is among those signing on to it. Mimi Pickering, Community Media Initiative director with the non-profit arts and education cente

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - An in-depth look at firearms ownership in Kentucky shows that in thousands of homes, children are in dangerous, even potentially life-threatening, situations. The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll canvassed more than 1600 people and estimates that three-quarters of a million

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A new study points out which counties in Kentucky are healthiest and unhealthiest, and it shows where some changes and greater focus on prevention are helping residents make strides toward healthier lives. The third annual County Health Rankings come from the University of Wiscon

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentuckians who live in rural areas, the elderly or those getting by on fixed or low incomes could lose their basic phone service under legislation being considered by state lawmakers. Senate Bill 135 would deregulate that service, giving telephone companies the right to opt out of

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - There is perhaps no better time to talk about feeding the hungry than around the Sunday dinner table. That's exactly what people in Kentucky and around the country did this week to mark World Food Day. Oxfam America organized the Sunday Dinner program to get people talking about w

WHITESBURG, Ky. - In rural areas, consumers sum up their broadband service needs in three words: access, affordability and choice. Rural advocates from five states gathered in Whitesburg this week for the Center for Rural Strategies' first Rural Broadband Summit and hearing. They discussed ways to g

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