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PNS Daily Newscast - August 4, 2020 


Despite Trump threat NV Governor Sisolak signs expanded vote-by-mail into law; Trump wants Treasury to get percentage of any TikTok deal.


2020Talks - August 3, 2020 


Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Public News Service - AR: Arts & Culture

Sleeping bag set up at Old Alabama Town, a historical village in Montgomery, Alabama. (Joe McGill)

By Ruth Terry Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan Reporting for the YES! Magazine-Arkansas News Service Collaboration LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- By 1860, more than 40,000 plantations in the United States each had 20 or more enslaved Africans. Today, hundreds of those same plantations operate as museums

Dr. Gordon Morgan, the first African-American professor hired by the University of Arkansas, passed away in December at age 88. (Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- A new, special collection documents the work of Dr. Gordon Morgan, the first African-American professor hired by the University of Arkansas. Morgan was hired in 1969 as an associate professor of sociology, at a time when few faculty members of color could be found at predomina

Main Street Batesville has received a $5,000 grant to connect the Maxfield Park development park, seen here, to the downtown district with a sidewalk. (MainStreetBatesville)<br /><br /><br />

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Three Arkansas towns are among the recipients of AARP Community Challenge grants for 2019. The program awards more than $1.6 million for "quick action" projects across the country, helping nonprofits and local governments make immediate improvements and jump-start long-te

Free workshops are being offered in Arkansas next month to help people learn the ins and outs of smartphones, tablets and computers. (AARP)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - We live in a digital world, but there still are many who haven't mastered all of the new devices that are available. AARP is offering workshops to help with that. The idea is to teach people to feel more comfortable with modern technology. There are several free classes being of

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