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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 

A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; Childcare key to getting Americans back to work.

2020Talks - August 4, 2020 

Trump threatens Nevada with litigation for passing a bill to send ballots to all registered voters. Plus, primaries today in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington.

Public News Service - IL: Philanthropy

PHOTO: On Saturday, students from Western Illinois University will join millions of Americans in the largest community service effort in the nation. Photo of students volunteering. Courtesy WIU.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Thousands of Illinoisans will step up and give back to their communities Saturday as part of national Make a Difference Day. The event is the largest day of community service, as millions of volunteers across the country work on projects to help others. At Western Illin

CHICAGO - More than 60 of the nation's charitable foundations are seeking new ways to help Americans who have been left out, economically or politically. They are pledging to focus on more strategic giving, to try to alleviate the causes of such problems as the foreclosure crisis and the growing gap

CHICAGO - When the fall semester begins, Illinois college students may be learning about the war in Iraq from young adults who have lived through it. Iraqi refugees will be attending college at De Paul, Dominican, and Lewis Universities in Illinois, and in more than a dozen other states, thanks to t

CHICAGO, Ill. – As Tuesday's vote on the Illinois state budget draws near, community organizations are voicing growing fears about how the outcome could devastate public programs. A so-called "doomsday budget" is on the table, and threatens to slash spending on such services as foster care and

Springfield, IL – They were neighbors but didn't know it at the time, and it turns out they have a lot in common. A U.S. soldier and an Iraqi citizen are touring the Great Lakes region to share their perspectives on the Iraq war and their shared hope for a peaceful future for Iraq. National Gu

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