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PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 


Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 


Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Public News Service - IL: Census

child poverty graphic  Courtesy of: Voices for Illinois Children

CHICAGO - New Census Bureau numbers have shown the number of Illinois children living in poverty in 2011 to be higher than expected. The Bureau's American Community Survey found 660,000 children living below the poverty line, about two percent more than the year before. One in four under the age of

CHICAGO - U.S. census figures indicate 25 million women in America live below the poverty line - more than the population of Texas. Women in Illinois are no exception, especially those trying to raise their children alone. A new report by Voices for Illinois Children says nearly 40 percent of Illi

CHICAGO - Immigrants in Illinois hold a considerable amount of voting clout, according to a new census study to to be released Thursday by the Immigration Policy Center in Washington. Wendy Sefsaf, with the American Immigration Council, says the study found more than six million voters registered

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