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PNS Daily Newscast - June 4, 2020 


Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 


The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Public News Service - KY: Community Issues and Volunteering

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky homeowners facing foreclosure have a new ally. The Foreclosure Conciliation Project is kicking off in Jefferson County today to help make the foreclosure process less traumatic and more educational for those in the process of losing their homes. Attorney Ben Carter with th

Frankfort, KY – Flash flooding in Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia has hit residents hard. It also has left them, along with state and county officials, wondering why federal relief funding is slow to arrive. When flooding and severe storms hit an area, the Federal Emergency Management Agenc

Whitesburg, Ky. – Friday will be a big day in the history of television. June 12 is the official day for the switch from analog to digital television (DTV) broadcasting. It means Kentuckians who rely on free, over-the-air TV on older-model sets need to have a digital converter box hooked up, o

Louisville, KY – Volunteer attorneys are standing by to help victims of domestic violence in Jefferson County free of charge as they navigate the court system to obtain a Domestic Violence Order, commonly called a restraining order, against their abusers. Neva Polley manages the Domestic Viol

Frankfort, KY - Anti-smoking forces in Kentucky hope their state avoids the path followed by North Carolina: passing a watered-down smoking ban. Starting next year, North Carolina will prohibit smoking in bars and restaurants. While a statewide ban has been discussed in Kentucky, such broad legislat

Maysville, KY - The mercury is rising in northeast Kentucky, and the Sierra Club says it has nothing to do with warmer spring temperatures. The group's Cumberland Chapter is filing a lawsuit with the goal of limiting Kentuckians' mercury exposure from the East Kentucky Power Cooperative's (EKPC) co

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky is one of the stars in a new report on water pollution. The state is featured as a case study, which reports the affects from changes in federal Clean Water Act protections due to Supreme Court rulings. The study shows that almost 80 percent of the state’s popula

Lexington, KY – There's a buzz at the University of Kentucky today, as the Beehive Project showcases its latest work-in-progress: a visual documentation of the history of coal in Appalachia. Emily "Bee" is one of the artists working on the project; none of them use his or her real last name

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