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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 - NH: Youth

CONCORD, N.H. - Cigarettes just got 10 cents per pack cheaper for New Hampshire smokers - or did they? The state will collect a dime less in tax for every pack of cigarettes sold, as part of the state budget likely to be finalized today by the New Hampshire House and Senate. Instead of bringing in

CONCORD, N.H. - Extreme cyber-bullying, peer pressure and unrealistic body image pressures ... Being a teenager today can be tough. Add being gay to the equation and a growing number of kids, feeling they have no one to turn to, are taking their own lives. A recent study shows teen suicide rates for

CONCORD, N.H. - Under the New Hampshire House budget that was approved last week, about 7,500 adults and children who rely on state mental health services will lose them. Ken Norton, with the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in Concord, says the cuts would affec

CONCORD, N.H. - Organizers say they expect thousands to gather outside the State House at noon today to call for the House and Senate to scrap a budget proposal that contains deep cuts to social service agencies. They say the cuts would do serious damage to New Hampshire's "safety net." Educators,

CONCORD, N.H. - According to the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), between 700 and 800 children live in foster homes in New Hampshire. Many studies point to a correlation between economic stress and increased substance abuse, neglect and abuse in families - the primary reasons child

CONCORD, N.H. - College students from around New Hampshire are expected at the Statehouse today, most to show their opposition to a bill that proposes to alter their voting rights. If House Bill 176 is enacted, students and military members would not be allowed to vote in the towns or districts whe

CONCORD, N.H. - Suicide prevention is the topic of the largest gathering on the issue in New Hampshire, which will take place Friday. The conference will bring together a mix of health care providers, law enforcement personnel, first responders, survivors and educators. Dr. Phil Rodgers, a nationa

KEENE, N.H. - Ten reported U.S. teen suicides in three months, and all of them were gay, bullied by their peers and felt death was preferable to going on. That's why groups will gather for a rally and candlelight vigil tonight in Keene. Susan MacNeil is the executive director of AIDS Services for

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