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PNS Daily Newscast - April 3, 2020 


Son-in-law Jared Kushner takes on a major role in Trump's fight with COVID-19. Also, emergency funding for people who can't pay their rent because of the pandemic.

2020Talks - April 3, 2020 


The Democratic National Committee delayed its July convention in Milwaukee until August. Wisconsin has a primary this Tuesday, but hasn't cancelled or delayed in-person voting like many other states have done.

Public News Service - OH: Rural/Farming

Columbus, OH – From the depths of the Depression to the current recession, the Ohio Farmer’s Unionhas stood the test of time. The organization, which is considered the voice of Ohio’s farm families, is marking its 75th anniversary at its annual convention in Columbus today. Presi

Columbus, OH - With federal funds shrinking, many social advocacy groups are looking to lawmakers for innovative ways to stem cuts to important programs in the coming year. When Congress reconvenes next week to finalize the 2009 budget, some suggest priorities should focus on ways to stop robbing on

Ottawa, Ohio – As the Buckeye State wraps up the harvest and maps out expenditures for 2009, many Ohio farmers are hitting an economic roadblock. Input prices are skyrocketing and some farmers are finding they can't expect a profit for next year. The executive director of the Ohio Farmers Un

Cleveland, OH - From farms to locker rooms, antibiotic-resistant staph infections are plaguing more athletes in Ohio, including the Cleveland Browns' Kellen Winslow. Some studies have shown the increase of infections could be due to the overuse of antibiotics in farm animals that end up as regular

Columbus, OH - It's not just the harvest keeping Ohio farmers busy these days. Many are doing their homework to put together plans to protect natural habitat, bring benefits to their communities and increase profits. They're applying for this year's "Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Pr

Ottawa, OH – Their message is loud and clear: Put all the new U.S. Farm Bill rules into play. Nearly a dozen farming representatives from Ohio are in Washington, D.C., this week for the National Farmers Union "Fly-In Days." They're part of a group of more than 100 farmers and ranchers in the n

Ottawa, OH – Here's a cautionary note to those interested in investing in Ohio's growing alternative energy industry. Wind energy advocate and farm leader Joe Logan with the Ohio Farmers Union says: Go slow before you open up your land to any outside interests. He says there are concerns we co

Washington, DC - Rising food prices have the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) thinking about new options to put food on America's tables. The agency is considering allowing property owners, in Ohio and other states, to take lands out of its "Conservation Reserve Program" (CRP) without paying th

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