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 - MT: Health

Missoula, MT – The "good news" that a $250 million payment is headed to Montana to help pay for asbestos cleanup in Libby is being tempered by a study released today on lasting physical damage from the mineral. The findings are in the current issue of the "American Journal of Respiratory and C

Helena, MT – Montana Santas are being advised to dig through their bag of gifts to make sure recalled toys didn't accidentally find their way in. It's not an easy task, with recalls almost every day over the past few weeks. Adding to the confusion, recalled toys are still being advertised in s

Helena, MT – Sore throats, sneezing and coughing in Montana aren't always the result of colds or allergies. According to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, these also are common reactions to chemicals released in oil and gas drilling operations. Congress is considering re

Missoula, MT - Housecleaning may be hazardous to your health. That claim, from a Montana group, is getting national attention. Women's Voices for the Earth in Missoula issued a report that blames some health problems on exposure to chemicals found in common household cleaning products. The group is

Missoula, MT - A new analysis by the watchdog group Families USA of Congressional plans to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) indicates about 14,000 more Montana kids would be covered, doubling the number who currently have health insurance through the program, if the

Health care is losing a "confidence game" in the U.S. A new study shows Montanans, and others across the country, don't feel very confident about affordability, access, or prevention when it comes to health care. Sixty percent of Americans have concerns about being able to afford needed health care

Helena, MT - The state needs to step in and play doctor. That's what folks rallying at the capital today say about the health insurance crisis for kids. State Rep. Mary Caferro says too many children are in families that can't afford employer-based coverage, even if it's available, and earn too muc

Helena, MT - Buying toys from even the most well-known companies is no guarantee of toy safety, according to the author of this year's "Ten Worst Toys" list. Examples of toys that are hazardous to children are featured every year, and they're easy to find on Montana store shelves, according to attor

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