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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

DANVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky gets a taste of the national spotlight next month when Centre College and AARP Kentucky co-host a Vice Presidential Festival on the same day the vice presidential candidates square off on the college campus in their only scheduled televised debate. AARP State Director Ron

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform has been hearing from Kentuckians concerned about fairness, competitiveness and other factors that should make the state tax code work better for more residents. More testimony is to be heard this evening in Lexington. Alan Smit

PHOTO: The Affordable Care Act crossed a major hurdle with Thursday's Supreme Court ruling, but here in Kentucky, as in the rest of the nation, the decision sets in motion a major

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Affordable Care Act crossed a major hurdle with Thursday's Supreme Court ruling, but here in Kentucky, as in the rest of the nation, the decision sets in motion a major "to do" list. Jodi Mitchell, executive director of Kentucky Voices for Health, says there are two main proj

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Advocates for children in Kentucky and across the country say the youngest Americans are being ignored so far in the presidential campaigns, and they're hoping that changes before November. The group Every Child Matters says big business is steering the campaigns with multimillion

FRANKFORT, Ky. - There's a waiting game being played in Kentucky, and AARP says it involves seniors who don't have access to the meals and other services they need to live independently. AARP Kentucky president James Kimbrough says his group is asking state lawmakers to help end that wait. "The e

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Voting rights advocates say it's time to turn the tide for most of the 186,000 Kentuckians who are being denied a voice at the ballot box because they're former felons who were convicted of nonviolent offenses. The social justice group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth is one

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A statewide smoke-free law is more than a breath of fresh air, according to a majority of Kentuckians in a new poll. They support legislation to ban smoking in indoor public places. The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky commissioned the random survey of more than 1600 Kentuckians.

SOMERSET, Ky. - It wasn't as big or as loud as the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, but an equally-determined group rallied on Friday at the Somerset office of U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers. Nearly 50 members of the grassroots social justice group Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC) took t

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