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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

FRANKFORT, Ky. - May has been proclaimed "Community Action Month" in Kentucky by Governor Steve Beshear, and the observance comes at a time of high demand for services provided by many community-based agencies. Community Action Kentucky executive director Rob Jones says the agency implements several

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Heart-health advocates are expecting thousands of people from Fayette County and surrounding areas to lace up their sneakers for the annual Central Kentucky Heart Walk this Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington. Jennifer Ebert, Heart Walk director, says it doesn't matter wh

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Public health advocates say public opinion supports a statewide smoking ban, and they're cautiously optimistic state lawmakers will green-light the idea this legislative session. Dozens of groups are united behind the "Smoke-Free Kentucky" campaign, and they rallied in the Capitol T

FRANKFORT, Ky. - More and more Kentuckians are struggling to make ends meet, according to U.S. Census numbers that show a modest growth in population, and more people trapped in poverty. The American Community Survey reports 18 percent of Kentuckians are among the most economically disadvantaged in

WINCHESTER, Ky. - East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) and environmental groups, once at odds over plans to build a coal-fired power plant, are now united in the search for greener energy options. Their agreement comes as the power company agrees to scratch the plant idea. The cooperative recently

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. - An Eastern Kentucky man who has dedicated his life to providing legal services to the poor and senior citizens has earned the AARP Kentucky top volunteer honor. John Rosenberg, an attorney and retired founder of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, is the recipi

FRANKFORT, Ky. - It's a party with a global purpose: fighting climate change. Kentucky residents from east to west will roll up their sleeves Sunday, 10.10.10, to show their commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Dozens of Kentucky volunteers, like Wallace McMullen, will install solar pa

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. - Health and youth advocates want kids to stride or spin their way to a healthier, active lifestyle as the month-long "walk to school" effort kicks off nationwide and in Kentucky. According to Andrea Plummer, the Kentucky Safe Routes to School Network organizer, students in Bowl

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