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PNS Daily Newscast - August 6, 2020 

Facebook removes a Trump post because of "deceptive" COVID19 claims; small businesses seek more pandemic relief.

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Iowa's governor has restored the right to vote for people with past felony convictions via executive order; and Tennessee has a primary election today.

Public News Service - MN: Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A young woman who survived a cardiac arrest is urging lawmakers to pass a bill which would require all students in Minnesota to receive training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation before graduation. At age 18, Jamie LaLonde collapsed while at work at the Mall of America. "Nobody ar

ST. PAUL, Minn. - More Minnesota students are finding locally grown foods as they peruse the choices in the cafeteria lunch line, thanks to the Farm to School program from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). When IATP started the Farm to School program in 2006, says JoAnne Berken

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Graduate, research and teaching assistants at the University of Minnesota are voting this week on whether to unionize. Grad assistant in geography Sara Nelson says unionizing will allow them to negotiate the terms of their employment at the U. "I think that all employees deserve

MINNEAPOLIS – Four high school seniors will be honored tonight by the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota for overcoming major challenges. Among the Beat the Odds award-winners is Anne Sinner of Como Park Senior High School, St. Paul. Her childhood was filled with poverty and hardships ̵

St. Paul, MN - All Minnesota high school students would have to take a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class if a bill being drafted by the American Heart Association becomes law in the New Year. Supporters of the idea include Norm Okerstrom, Plymouth, whose son, Teddy, collapsed at a football p

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The goal is to get more Minnesota children ready for kindergarten, and new federal grant money should help greatly on that path. The state has been awarded $45 million for early education in the "Race to the Top" program. Ann McCully, executive director of the Minnesota Child Car

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Supporters of a union for graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota (U of M) are ramping up their efforts with a town hall meeting today on campus. Grad assistant Sara Nelson says unionizing will allow them to negotiate the terms and conditions of their employment on eq

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A man bicycling across the nation for the American Heart Association, is trying to get more children more active. He arrives in Minnesota today. Chris Figureida is speaking at schools along the way. He says one simple way for kids to start is by walking or biking to school and ba

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