Public News Service - Social Issues

Richmond, VA – The numbers are staggering. The Richmond-area African-American community has a foreclosure rate four times higher than other ...Read More
Des Moines, IA – Back-to-school sales are big business--and it's not just from the scads of pencils and notebooks purchased by students ...Read More
Denver, CO - Education leaders from Ohio in Denver for the Democratic National Convention this week are hoping to move education to the front of the ...Read More
Vermillion, SD – A pilot program for at-risk children in South Dakota is getting high marks. A study of the Starting Strong pre-kindergarten ...Read More
Randle, WA - As kids start school this week in Washington, many parents must also concern themselves with what their children are doing after school ...Read More
Denver, CO - One of the first events at today's Democratic National Convention is a luncheon at which Washington Governor Chris Gregoire will receive ...Read More
Columbus, OH - Backers of the plan to mandate seven paid sick days per year for full-time workers in Ohio say they're disappointed that Governor Ted ...Read More
Boise, ID – August is designated as "Nuclear-Free Future" month by the coalition United for Peace and Justice. In Boise, Idahoans are observing ...Read More
Falcon Heights, MN – The Minnesota State Fair is in full swing until Labor Day, and AARP Minnesota has taken its national "Divided We Fail" ...Read More
Nashville, TN – The Democratic National Convention kicks off today; next week, it will be the Republicans' turn to party. In the midst of the ...Read More
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