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PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 


Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers meet to address pandemic shortfall.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 


The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Public News Service - MO: Youth

Kansas City, MO - Parents naturally worry that social networking sites might put youngsters' private lives in a fishbowl, and new research now shows these schools of fish are discussing sex, substance abuse, drugs and violence. Researchers hope their findings lead to more parental vigilance. Dr. D

St. Louis, MO - They're hoping in Missouri that Arne Duncan will lead a reform movement in how kids are taught about sex. Sex education advocates say research data from a Guttmacher Institute study indicates that an abstinence-only approach isn't working, and they're optimistic that Education Secret

St. Louis, MO - The sick economy is taking a toll on Missouri women's wallets and on their health. A recent survey shows many Missouri women are skimping on medicine, skipping doctors' visits, and putting off tests such as Pap smears to save money. While the situation may make it a bit easier for th

Springfield, MO - Childcare providers in Missouri will learn new research this week about the suspected link between violence and brain development in children. Experts say domestic violence is on the rise in Missouri, which advocates believe may be due, in part, to the struggling economy. Many fear

Kansas City, MO - The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is here! But sprinkle in day-to-day life and a dash of bad economy -- and out of the oven pops a family that could be overbaked. Psychologists say an "attitude of gratitude" may be just the right medicine for what ails a stressed-out fam

St. Louis, MO - The high-profile HIV scare in St. Louis has brought sexual health education front and center in Missouri. Normandy High School has identified 50 students at risk for the exposure to the HIV virus. Students are still being tested and results should start coming back later this week.

Jefferson City, MO – The hard economic times are forcing many Americans to cut costs and, for some Missouri families, the crunch to cut expenses includes abandoning their family pets. Pets are being put into shelters across the state at alarming rates, causing many facilities to fill up and fi

St. Louis, MO – They're young and they're underpaid. A new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that, after adjusting for inflation, Missouri employees in their twenties are making about ten percent less today than their counterparts did 30 years ago, even though their education levels ar

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