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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

WHITESBORO, Ky. - Millions of people whose incomes were above the poverty line in the United States less than ten years ago are now living below the poverty line, and a new report from Kentucky's Center for Rural Strategies says a disproportionate number of them live in rural areas. Center Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky campus in Lexington will become completely tobacco-free today, coinciding with the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday in November. No smoke. No snuff. No chew. The tobacco-free policy will prohibit the use

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An effort to make Kentucky cities a little "cooler" -- by making them a lot more energy-efficient -- is gaining ground. Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, and Villa Hills have all signed on to be part of the Sierra Club's "Cool Cities" program. In Owensboro, Aloma Dew with the Sierr

FRANKFORT, Ky. - AmeriCorps members in Kentucky have taken a pledge to get things done in the state as they begin a year of service to citizens and communities across the Commonwealth. Members range in age from 18 to 73 and sign up for a year of work and training. Dick Timmerman is an AmeriCorps m

WHITESBURG, Ky. - Some regions of Kentucky have for years had an emergency response system in place to alert citizens of the potential threat of a manmade or natural disaster, but that's not the case in some pockets of the southeastern part of the state. In Letcher County, a network of residents, go

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Nearly 80 pending permits, which would allow coal companies to fill valleys with material they remove from mountaintop mines, must be checked more closely, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency is citing concerns about the legal status and environm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Whether it's a physical condition, a mental condition or both, health care advocates say Kentuckians should not have to jump through hoops to get the care they need. While most private and public insurance does not limit the number of doctor visits or treatments for chronic p

LEXINGTON, Ky. – It will be a full court press from the University of Kentucky, but the opponent this time will not be another basketball team, but cancer. University researchers plan to spend the next five years trying to prevent cervical cancer and certain other cancers that plague many resi

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