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 announced a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates are joining in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Archive: July 15, 2008

Bismarck, ND – North Dakota is having a tough time filling vacant government jobs, mostly because they don't pay enough. This analysis in a report from North Dakota Human Resource Management Services says higher pay in the private sector is creating a lot of stiff competition. Jodee Buhr, ex ...Read More

Seattle, WA - Insurance companies are making good on policy commitments and less time is being spent in court on insurance claims, as a result of Washington's new "Insurance Fair Conduct" law. That's the result of a survey of the state's trial lawyers. At the same time, a new report from the Ameri ...Read More

Seattle, WA - Most of the people being held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma have serious complaints about their living conditions and legal rights. The Center holds people charged with immigration violations. Seattle University Law School students have interviewed detainees there, and w ...Read More

Nashville, TN - Alarm about a possible U.S. confrontation with Iran couldn't come at a worse time for those hurt by rising oil prices. Recent rumors on the subject caused a single-day spike of $11 in the price of a barrel of crude. That's the word from a report out this month by the National Secur ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - The number of full-time farmers in the United States declines each year, primarily because of the retirement of long-time farmers without enough new ones taking up agriculture. Traci Bruckner with the Center for Rural Affairs says that getting into the farming business can be overwh ...Read More

Charleston, WV - Back-to-school shoppers in West Virginia will spend around $600 per child this year, according to the National Retail Federation. That amount covers classroom supplies and clothing, and attorney Bruce Perrone with Legal Aid of West Virginia says that, with prices for everything risi ...Read More

St. Petersburg, FL - Take a few and throw one back -- that's part of a proposal to end overfishing in Florida waters and give depleted species a chance to recover, and state residents are being asked for their "two cents' worth" on the topic today. Tom Wheatley with the Marine Fish Conservation Ne ...Read More

Seattle, WA - People in Oregon who are accused of immigration violations most often end up at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington. A new report alleges serious human rights violations at that facility. Seattle University law students who interviewed detainees and worked to confirm ...Read More

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