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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 - OR: Women's

Portland, OR – Mothers' Day flowers may wilt by the end of the week, but there's a gift for Oregon mothers-to-be and those with newborns being highlighted this week, and it's a gift that lasts: the work of CareOregon's "Maternal Moms Team." Team members answer questions, provide baby care info

Salem, OR – Oregon women are ending this Sexual Assault Awareness Month on the statehouse steps in Salem, asking lawmakers to not cut too deeply into the $4.5 million Oregon Domestic & Sexual Violence Services (ODSVS) budget that helps to support about 50 shelters for women and children leavin

Salem, OR – Access to safety and shelter is critical when you're in an abusive relationship. In Oregon, however, state budget cuts may mean less funding for emergency shelters, sexual assault counseling and outreach for domestic violence victims. The governor has proposed that the "Oregon Dom

Portland, OR – Oregon families are struggling to stay afloat, and many are beginning to sink. That's the bleak picture painted by a new report from Children First for Oregon. The group's policy director, Cathy Kaufmann, says personal bankruptcies in Oregon have increased 20 percent since last

Wilsonville, OR - At the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville, "LIFE" is not a prison sentence, it's a new beginning: The LIFE program teaches business savvy to women in prison. The students named it, to stand for "Lifelong Information for Entrepreneurs," and the course combines small b

Portland, OR – Thirty-five years ago Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the case of Roe v. Wade. The decision affirmed a woman's legal right to have an abortion in the early months of pregnancy. Today, the procedure remains both common and controversial. A doctor who performs abortions

Portland, OR – As Oregonians start the holiday shopping season this morning, a new study shows that it might be wise to consider some alternative gift ideas this year. The report shows as materialism in children increases, they also experience a decrease in self-esteem. Some experts say one w

Portland, OR - As winter approaches, the Oregon Food Bank Network is worried there will not be enough food to go around. Less support from the federal government and food producers, combined with recent food product recalls, have resulted in a dip of nearly 75 percent in donations. Normally, the Fo

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