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PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 


Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent due in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - March 31, 2020 


During the new coronavirus pandemic, many are advocating more mail-in ballots. Some say restricting voting by mail is one method of suppressing the vote.

Public News Service - WA: Women's

SEATTLE - More than half the people questioned in a new national survey said they've either gone to work with a contagious illness or sent their kids to school or child care sick, because they didn't have paid sick leave and couldn't afford to stay home. The University of Chicago's National Opinion

SEATTLE - Over the weekend, working moms might have been treated to cards, flowers and even breakfast in bed. But today, life is back to normal - and for Washington women, that means earning less per hour on the job and receiving fewer workplace benefits than men. "Washington's Working Women 2010,

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Governor Christine Gregoire's pen is poised over the new budget bill, and she's getting some last-minute pressure to change it. State employees who work at the Maple Lane School at Centralia in Thurston County, western Washington, insist it should not be closed as part of budget cut

SEATTLE - If you're like most Washington residents, you're coping with the recession by doing your best to watch almost every penny. However, a new survey from AARP finds that sense of watchfulness can break down when shoppers find themselves making unplanned, last-minute purchases. The prevention

TACOMA, Wash. - Many of Washington State's children will have no excuse to be couch potatoes today as free fun awaits them. Aimed at getting youngsters more active, the first annual Community Health Carnival in Tacoma will promote healthier family choices at play time and at snack time. Markus Mace

TACOMA, Wash. - A citizens coalition is working to push the City of Tacoma to become the fourth in the nation to adopt a paid sick day law. The Healthy Tacoma Coalition will hold a roundtable meeting today to hear from the community and to discuss what they say are the benefits to public health and

SEATTLE - March is Women's History Month and some Washington human rights advocates say it's the right time to remind the Obama administration that women still have not reached equality. Roslyn Solomon, chair of the Seattle Human Rights Commission, says her group has been able to persuade the City

SEATTLE - President Obama spent Thursday promoting the benefits of the nation's new health care reform plan as Congress worked on the final details of reconciliation. For almost 200,000 people in Washington State, the new plan will mean help paying for prescription drugs, according to advocates for

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