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PNS Daily Newscast - April 8, 2020 


COVID-19 prompts a car insurance break for some drivers. Also, a push for postal banking, and for grocery workers to be treated as first responders.

2020Talks - April 8, 2020 


Wisconsin held its primary yesterday in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. But a shortage of poll workers led to just five polling stations in Milwaukee instead of the usual 180.

Public News Service - NH: Environment

Bristol, NH - The "Naturally Newfound Fair" is supposed to be a celebration of New Hampshire's north country lake region. But this summer's fair, which begins on June 28, also will be an opportunity to discuss climate change. Tourism has fallen off in the Newfound Lake region. Although it claims th

Manchester, NH - Green business leaders from across New Hampshire are rallying in Manchester today to push for the federal Climate Security Act. The bill would limit greenhouse gas emissions, and the businessmen say that would mean new, green jobs and a boost for New Hampshire's economy. Investor

Manchester, NH - "The Power to Change" climate and energy policy is the focus of a rally in Manchester for Earth Day today, hosted by the Sierra Club. Organizers say the goal is to put energy and climate issues front and center in the November election, and to celebrate New Hampshire's progress in r

Northfield, NH - Big Bird will be there. So will Elmo, the Cat in the Hat, Gov. John Lynch, a colony of bats, sled dogs and lots of kids. They'll all be on hand for New Hampshire's first celebration of Literacy Day Saturday at Southwick School in Northfield. Organizers say the exhibits of literary a

Littleton, NH - Environmentalists are saying it's time for the Bush Administration to protect the polar bear. Andrew Wexler, of the Natural Resources Defense Council, believes the polar bear represents a big white canary in an Arctic coal mine -- its fate could signal doom for other plants and anima

Holderness, NH – The emerald in the "Emerald Isle" could be fading away, even as those of Irish heritage or inclination celebrate St. Patrick's Day. A new report by the Irish-American Climate Project has found evidence of global warming in Ireland, and the results aren't pretty. However, energ

Concord, NH - The oil companies call it a tax increase, but environmentalists call it a win for workers. The U.S. House of Representatives passed an energy bill that supporters say will create green-collar jobs, but it could burn out in the Senate, where opponents argue it won't help reduce soaring

Concord, NH - The people who know New Hampshire's countryside best say our climate is changing, and they want Congress to help save the environment. Groups representing more than 141,000 Granite State hunters and anglers are supporting comprehensive federal legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emiss

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