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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 - KY: Rural/Farming

WHITESBURG, Ky. - Kentucky media and rural community advocates say the lack of broadband Internet access will cripple Appalachian economies further if more isn't done to bridge the digital divide. The Center for Rural Strategies is hosting a rural broadband conference and hearing this week in Whites

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Job opportunities will elude millions of mostly rural Americans because they lack access to high-speed Internet, according to a new report by the Federal Communications Commission. Sharon Gillett, chief of the FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau, says progress in broadband depl

FRANKFORT, Ky. - More and more Kentuckians are struggling to make ends meet, according to U.S. Census numbers that show a modest growth in population, and more people trapped in poverty. The American Community Survey reports 18 percent of Kentuckians are among the most economically disadvantaged in

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The nation's anemic economy means even tougher times for those struggling to survive in poor, rural areas like Appalachia. A new initiative among multiple federal agencies and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) aims to help put people back to work in the region. ARC spokesman

WHITESBURG, Ky. - Across the nation, community groups are calling for the Federal Communications Commission to protect broadband so that rural and low-income households have affordable access. According to Mimi Pickering, a filmmaker for Appalshop, an arts and education center in Eastern Kentucky, t

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Would ending Saturday mail delivery exacerbate the decline of rural communities? That's the contention of Al Cross, director of the University of Kentucky Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues. He testified recently to the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission on the Posta

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A 40-acre Fayette County shelter site for abused women and children is bridging emotional healing and community gardening, in hopes the result will also financially empower families and the nonprofit groups serving them. The working farm set up by the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Pro

WHITESBURG, Ky. - The war rages on, but a battle has been won by groups pushing to put high-speed Internet service in the hands of more Kentuckians. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it plans to change how it regulates Internet service, by treating Internet access with some of the sam

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