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PNS Daily Newscast - June 3, 2020 


Episcopal bishops call out Trump's appearance in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in DC; and a civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Dept.

2020Talks - June 3, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC had primaries yesterday, in the midst of both the new coronavirus pandemic and clashes between law enforcement and protestors.

Public News Service - KY: Community Issues and Volunteering

Frankfort, KY – More than 30,000 jobs were lost nationwide every work day during March, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Kentucky's unemployment rate stands at 9.2 percent – the highest the state has seen since 1986. As businesses scale back, or even close up shop, many e

Berea, KY – Money really can grow on trees in Kentucky. It’s a new way of thinking about the state’s vast forestlands, most of which are privately owned. Landowners are learning they can be paid to leave big, healthy trees standing so they can absorb carbon pollution from the air,

Harlan, KY - The fight against mountaintop removal coal mining goes to Capitol Hill this week, as dozens of citizens from Appalachia voice their support of the Clean Water Protection Act by traveling to Washington, D.C. Among them is Carl Shoupe, a former coal miner, and now the Harlan County repre

Frankfort, KY – The frontline of the culture war will be drawn at a conference in Memphis this weekend. The Voices from the Battlefront’s Folk Alliance Forum, sponsored by Appalshop, the Kentucky-based arts and education center, will attempt to examine how cultural inequality leads to po

Frankfort, KY – Kentuckians are making noise for the mountains today (Tuesday). It's "I Love Mountains Day," with at least 800 people marching to the State Capitol from the Kentucky River to call for an end to mountaintop removal coal mining. This year's event focuses on the 1400 miles of str

Louisville, KY – Food and clothing drives, community center repairs, and spending time with those in senior centers are examples of how Kentuckians are meeting the National Day of Service call. Beth Huss is organizing a project in Louisville for the Sierra Club. She called the mayor's office

Frankfort, KY – January is the beginning of tax season in Kentucky. A new study from the Kentucky Asset Success Initiative (KASI) shows that the free tax preparation service KASI offers generates more than $14 million in economic activity in local communities. KASI calculated the benefit based

Frankfort, KY – One of every 10 homeowners in Kentucky is either in foreclosure or behind on mortgage payments, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. But these Kentuckians could get a fresh start in the New Year and erase much of the housing crisis if an economist succeeds in promotin

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