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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.

Public News Service - AR: Census

In-person census survey visits historically have helped boost participation among communities of color and other underrepresented groups. (Adobe Stock)<br />

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Census workers will hit the ground in person next month, gearing up efforts to contact households that have not yet responded to the national survey. Door-to-door visits will continue through the end of October, as the agency recently extended the response deadline to account f

Researchers estimate more than 1 million children were missed in the U.S. population count for the 2010 Census. (Adobe Stock)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas households can fill out their 2020 Census form online or by phone; that's the message children's advocacy groups want residents to know as the coronavirus pandemic stalls door-to-door outreach efforts. Every uncounted Arkansan means less money for the state - for ever

In 2014, immigrants in northwest Arkansas contributed more than $3 billion to the region's economy. (Adobe Stock)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The COVID-19 pandemic is making efforts to ensure immigrants in the state are all accounted for in the 2020 Census more difficult. Immigrant families accounted for 42% of Northwest Arkansas' population growth between 2009 and 2014, according to a report from the nonprofit rese

Research has shown that for every uncounted Arkansan, the state will lose around $3,000 each year for the next 10 years. (Adobe Stock)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The U.S. Census Bureau is temporarily suspending field operations to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Federal law requires census data be presented to the president by the end of the year, and the national survey would typically end by mid-summer. But in the face of a g

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