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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Public News Service - MI: International Relief

PHOTO: Clean drinking water could soon be a reality for nearly 50,000 Kenyans thanks to the fundraising efforts of metro Detroiters. Photo courtesy of Hope Water Project.

DETROIT - Running a marathon is tough enough, but for many hundreds of metro Detroit area runners, Sunday's Detroit Free Press Marathon was a symbolic gesture as part of their mission to bring hope to a remote part of Kenya. Water stops were abundant during Sunday's marathon, but that's not the way

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan is home to a sizable Somali expatriate community, and as the famine deepens in the Horn of Africa, many are mobilizing to help. According to the worldwide humanitarian agency Oxfam, severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 12 million people in desperate need

LANSING, Mich. - The Haitian government and U.S.-based organizations are redoubling efforts to keep children orphaned since the earthquake in Haiti almost six weeks ago from falling prey to human trafficking or undocumented adoption. And some of those children could eventually be coming to Michigan.

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan residents are being asked to help out in the aftermath of Tuesday's devastating 7.0 earthquake near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Detroit has about 2,000 Haitian residents, many living on the northwest side of the city. The Haitian Network Group of Detroit and international relief

LANSING, Mich. - In Michigan households, the holidays often mean stockpiling pantries with food for special dinners and gatherings. However, this year the number of American families unable to put sufficient food on the table is at its highest level in more than a decade, according to a new report f

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - They've traveled thousands of miles to carry the message to Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids this week: What we do - or don't do - in Michigan to reduce carbon pollution linked to climate change has consequences for people on the other side of the world. Visitors from the South Pacific

Ann Arbor, MI - With General Motors filing for bankruptcy and the future of the automaker dependent on its success in becoming a new GM, some say the end result could be a better future for both the economy and the environment. Zoe Lipman, Midwest regional senior manager for global warming at the N

Detroit, MI – "Sweat-free" shopping this holiday season in Michigan will take some homework. A man who has crusaded against sweatshop-style labor conditions worldwide says these types of production facilities are still the main suppliers to the some the biggest retailers in the United States,

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