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: August 24, 2011

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The move to privatize 29 south Florida prisons means that about 4,000 corrections officers have big decisions to make. The workers either agree to work for a new prison-for-profit company, or they relocate - at their own expense - to other facilities in Florida, where there are o ...Read More

SEATTLE - Two dams on Washington's Elwha River will be removed beginning in September. The work is expected to take about three years - but it's been at least 40 years in the making. Rick Rutz of Seattle first began questioning how new dams were approved and existing dams re-licensed - complex fede ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregonians have one more weekend to celebrate Great Outdoors Week, with hikes, trail maintenance and other events statewide to focus on public lands and their importance to the state's economy. Getting people outdoors is a growing business in Oregon, accounting for almost $6 billio ...Read More

ASHEBORO, N.C. - If you're not sure you've ever seen a longleaf pine, then you probably haven't. Their distinctive long, shaggy needles are guaranteed to make an impression. The historic tree once covered more than 90 million acres of the nation's southeastern coastal plain, but two centuries of lo ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Nearly a dozen New Mexico business leaders have written to the White House advocating that President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and quickly transition to clean energy using public, private and tribal lands. One - David Melton, chief executive officer of Sacred Powe ...Read More

DENVER - For many Coloradans, the last full week of August is summer's last hurrah. It's also "Great Outdoors Week" - a time to recognize the huge economic and environmental impact public lands have in the state. Colorado is the nation's top ski destination, and other outdoor trips accounted for ne ...Read More

STILLWATER, Minn. - Opponents of a new four-lane bridge to span the St. Croix River at Stillwater say a crossing that large isn't needed. The scale and scope are too much, says Bill Neuendorf, director of policy and advocacy for Transit for Livable Communities, and so is the bridge's $690 million ...Read More

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