PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 

Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers meet to address pandemic shortfall.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 

The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Archive: March 26, 2008

Billings, MT – Montana farmers considering biofuel crop production are getting encouragement. According to the new "Biodiesel Benefits" report, the leftovers from oil extraction are good, high-protein cattle feed. In addition, the report says, processing oilseed crops right on the small-scale ...Read More

Harrisburg, PA – Health care reform in Pennsylvania is in the "waiting room" for a second opinion. The House has already said yes to low-cost coverage for working families and tax breaks to help small businesses afford coverage for their employees. Now it's up to the Senate to decide if the pl ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Teachers, students and parents are headed to the State Capitol today to take on the school bully. They're backing "Matt's Safe School Law," which would require schools to have stated policies that harassment based on sexual orientation is not allowed. The bill is named after a st ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – There will be "clean" elections this year, at least when it comes to energy issues. The “Power2Change Campaign” being launched today in Minnesota and eight other states calls on candidates to make a commitment to support clean, renewable energy, and to cut back on ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Even with record-shattering prices at the gasoline pump, Nevadans can fight back. So says Bob Schildgen, who writes the "Hey, Mr. Green" column for "Sierra Magazine." With the average price for gas nationwide now at $3.26 a gallon, Schildgen's advice is timely. For Nevadans f ...Read More

Boise, ID – Discrimination against Idahoans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LBGT) is still okay under Idaho law when it comes to job statutes. A bill that would have amended the Idaho Human Rights Act to prohibit work-related discrimination based on sexual orientation and gend ...Read More

Milwaukee, WI – A report released today calls for "clean" elections this year, at least when it comes to energy issues. The Sierra Club report calls on candidates, from the presidential race on down, to make a commitment to support clean, renewable energy, and to cutting back on the use of fos ...Read More

Riverhead, NY - Weather forecasters are predicting lows in the 20s for Long Island during the first few weeks of April. Because that could mean hard times for the unsheltered, a Long Island homeless service organization is announcing an emergency program today that will keep its clients warm, fed an ...Read More

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