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PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 


Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 


This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Public News Service - KY: Community Issues and Volunteering

PHOTO: Jail cells

FRANKFORT, Ky. - An effort under way in Kentucky is aimed at giving incarcerated women who are about to be released a set of goals and a mentor to help achieve them. The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) is recruiting women who want to serve as a coach, of sorts, for women behind bars wh

WHITESBURG, Ky. - Three days of sights and sounds that help tell the story of Appalachia are happening this week, as Appalshop holds its twenty sixth annual "Seedtime on the Cumberland" festival. Appalshop is a nonprofit arts and education center based in Whitesburg. The group's program director,

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Relief efforts continue in Kentucky as residents pick up the pieces from tornadoes that tore through the state earlier this month. Nearly two dozen community action agencies have played key roles, both directly and indirectly, in getting people back on their feet and infrastructure

FRANKFORT, Ky. - From the deep trenches where mountaintop removal mining once took place in Kentucky, trees will take root by the end of the weekend. Over a two-day period, this Saturday and next, close to 145,000 trees are being planted in Pike County on 220 acres of land in the Pikeville area. Ma

FRANKFORT, Ky. - 'Tis the season for giving – and the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) is looking for folks to give their time to help working families file their taxes next year, at no cost to them. The organization's Kentucky Asset Success Initiative (KASI) and its regional par

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The founder of an organization that helps empower low-income women in Appalachia feels she's just won the lottery after finding out she's the $10,000 grand prize winner of a national contest by AARP. Jane Stephenson founded the New Opportunity School for Women in Berea nearly a quar

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The couple who volunteers together, stays together, says a Louisville duo who help older Americans with tax preparation and employment. Their efforts are being rewarded with the AARP Kentucky top volunteer honor. Leon and Rita Morrow are the recipients of the group's 2011 Andrus

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Education and empowerment sum up the life's mission and work of a Lexington woman who's one of seven national contenders for a $10,000 prize to benefit their charity. AARP is sponsoring the "Create the Good Win and Do Good" contest honoring older Americans' community volunteer stori

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