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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 - UT: Gun Violence Prevention

A report commissioned by the Utah Legislature finds that simple steps such as trigger locks could prevent many of the state’s firearm suicides. (Wikimedia Commons)<br /><br />

SALT LAKE CITY — A new study finds that 85 percent of deaths involving firearms in Utah are suicides. And state officials hope to use that data to develop strategies to prevent those deaths. The report, developed for the Utah Legislature by the Harvard School of Public Health, showed that wh

Supporters of gun reform rallied at March for Our Lives events around the country in March. This summer's Road to Change tour aims to keep up momentum around the issue. (Mathais Wasik/Flickr)

SALT LAKE CITY — Students from Parkland, Florida, who led the March for Our Lives in Washington this spring are now heading to Utah. Parkland shooting survivors will speak at a town hall style meeting near Salt Lake City on Saturday. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have be

The CDC has awarded Utah a grant to develop programs to prevent injuries and death, such as encouraging seat belt use to avoid injuries in car accidents. (vladru/iStockphoto)

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a five-year, $1.25 million grant to Utah to prevent critical injuries and violence. The funds are part of a $30 million program across 23 state health departments intended to enhance and develop local programs to decrease viole

Photo: Students being more aware of their surroundings is a helpful tool in dealing with school violence, according to the Utah Education Association. Image courtesy of the Utah State Office of Education.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Students being more aware of their surroundings is a helpful tool in dealing with school violence, according to the Utah Education Association. Student safety is again a national topic after a 12-year-old boy fatally shot his math teacher, Michael Landsberry, at Sparks Middle

PHOTO: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. YWCA Utah is focusing on gun violence prevention Tuesday in Salt Lake City. Image courtesy of the gov.us.

SALT LAKE CITY – Raising awareness and reducing violence is the focus of a YWCA Utah campaign happening this week. The organization is highlighting a "A Week Without Violence," which includes gun violence prevention messages and the planting of a daffodil at Salt Lake City's new Public Safet

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