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PNS Daily Newscast - April 2, 2020 


The Trump Administration decides Obama healthcare exchanges will not reopen - we have reaction. Plus a look a vulnerable COVID-19 population you may not have heard about.

2020Talks - April 2, 2020 


Some states this year use ranked-choice voting. What are some of the benefits during COVID-19? Plus, President Trump and former VP Biden continue to battle over the Affordable Care Act.

Public News Service - MD: Social Justice

Almost half of millennials in America canít name one of the many Nazi concentration camps, such as Auschwitz (above), in Europe during The Holocaust. (Wikimedia Commons).

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Just days before the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Maryland's Department of Education has announced that it will expand instruction in schools about The Holocaust. Howard Libit is the executive director of the Baltimore Jewish Counci

A son of sharecroppers, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., fought hard for his hometown of Baltimore, even while investigating President Donald Trump. (Flickr)

BALTIMORE – As the nation grieves the sudden passing of Maryland's Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings, activists in his Baltimore district remember him for his passionate support for local issues. In a city with high poverty and transportation troubles, Cummings had been a tireless advoc

Marylandís new panel to examine the state's history of racially motivated lynchings will hold public hearings throughout the state over the next three years. (Adobe Stock)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland this week launched a commission to examine the state's history of racially motivated lynchings. It's the first state in the nation to officially acknowledge this form of racial violence. The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission held an organizatio

Advocates say teaching the history of LGBTQ rights and disability rights in Maryland schools can help underrepresented students feel more accepted in the classroom. (Manny DaCunha/Adobe Stock)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland Department of Education says it is looking to add curriculum that explores the history of the LGBTQ rights and disability rights movements. The move comes after a push by lawmakers earlier this month to expand the state's history studies to include lessons focus

The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Silver Spring, Md., was defaced with racist graffiti in 2016, one of many hate-crime incidents that led the state to offer grants to help houses of worship increase security. (Episcopal Church of Our Saviour)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — With the incidence of hate crimes rising in Maryland and around the country, a state grant program is now accepting applications from religious congregations that want to boost security. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the Protecting Religious Institutions Grant program as part o

Reform efforts for gerrymandering saw a setback from Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which allowed the practice to continue in Maryland and North Carolina. (iStockphoto)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Politicians in Maryland essentially got permission to draw voting districts to favor one party over others, as the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Thursday that federal courts shouldn't be deciding gerrymandering cases. In its 5-to-4 decision, the high court sent cases from Ma

The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, Episcopal bishop of Maryland, says the subject of reparations for slavery deserves

BALTIMORE – A member of the Maryland faith community is to appear before Congress today. The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, the Episcopal bishop of Maryland, will testify at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the issue of reparations for slavery in the United States. The topic of re

Studies show state-by-state disparities in heart disease and stroke are rooted in the economic health of communities and the people who live in them. (Pexels/Pixabay)<br />

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Stress can affect a person's mental and physical health in many ways, and as the government shutdown keeps many in financial stress, a new study shows fluctuating personal income may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease. According to research in the American

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