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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 address pandemic shortfalls.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 


Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Public News Service - KY: Civic Engagement

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Recent data from the U.S. Census track an historic shift in the nation's diversity, revealing that most of the country's babies are now members of minorities. And that, says a Kentucky trend tracker and long-time demographer, points to the need for policy and attitude changes. Ron

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With time winding down in this year's 30-day session of the Kentucky General Assembly, efforts to address illegal immigration appear dead. That pleases those who feel the issue is best handled by the federal government. A state Senate measure, SB 6, would make it a state crime to

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With the nation engaged in a dialogue about civility in political discourse, a Republican officeholder and a Louisville civil rights activist say it's time the country turns the page on venomous political rhetoric and people work to find common ground on the issues of the day. Rep

FRANKFORT, Ky. - An Eastern Kentucky University political science professor says the attack of a liberal activist by supporters of U.S. Senate GOP candidate Rand Paul before the final debate Monday night, is symbolic of the nasty tone in this year's mid-term elections. Joe Gershtenson, director of

FRANKFORT, Ky.- Kentucky Supreme Court justices say the need for legal aid in civil matters like divorce, adoption and foreclosure in the state is great, and it's growing. They hope a new panel, the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission, will help more low-income citizens get the legal assistance th

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Some voices from the mountains are trekking to the Beltway to urge an end to surface mining and plead for economic and green investment in Appalachian coalfields. People who live there, members of grassroots groups and environmentalists who are part of the movement and event called

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Legal help for thousands of Kentucky veterans will literally roll into town early next month. On July 9 and 10, Project SALUTE, an RV-turned-mobile-law-office, will make a stop at the Legal Aid Society offices in Louisville. Marc Theriault heads up the Society's law and technolo

FRANKFORT, Ky. - In what could be one of the most difficult years of crunching numbers Kentucky has ever seen, advocates are coming together for a rally this morning at the state Capitol, urging lawmakers to keep kids in mind. Hundreds of advocates from across the state are rallying for the kinds of

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