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PNS Daily Newscast - February 28 2020 


Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Public News Service - VA: Toxics

Richmond, VA – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says it's the responsibility of Virginia parents to check toys for safety this holiday season. It's a big assignment, in light of the more than 20 million toys recently recalled. James Swartz with World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH

Richmond, VA – A new report in the journal "Circulation" says the tobacco industry is creating smokescreens with studies that link secondhand smoke to illness and death in nonsmokers. It says tobacco industry advocates minimize these facts, especially when health studies are mentioned in campa

Parents all over Virginia threw out baby bottles over the weekend after a federal report concluded that plastic compounds used in bottles may pose a health risk to babies. And now, a Virginia scientist wants parents to take a look in the pantry, too. The compound in question is called BPA (bisphenol

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