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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 - NC: Arts & Culture

The exhibit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - As the sun sets in downtown Charlotte tomorrow, an art exhibit projected onto University of North Carolina-Charlotte's Center City building will show residents orange and yellow dots sparkling over a falling blue light. The more particle pollution present, the more viewers will s

Durham, N.C., resident Omisade Burney-Scott (right) with fellow death doula Vivette Jefferies-Logan. (Madeline Gray/YES! Media)

By Cynthia Greenlee Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan Reporting for the YES! Media-North Carolina News Service Collaboration Ivette Jeffries-Logan and Omisade Burney-Scott are friends for life – and collaborators in death. Three years ago when a mutual friend realized she wouldn’t su

The documentary,

RALEIGH, N.C. - All eyes will be on Rio tonight with the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games, but it's a decades-old fact about Olympic history that surprised filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper four years ago. While researching a documentary on the Holocaust, Draper read a quick mention about the 18

Mor Aframian (center) graduated from college with advanced degrees and $75,000 in debt. She's pictured here at the Redress Raleigh Fashion Show, which she co-founded while a student.

RALEIGH, N. C. – An estimated 60 percent of North Carolina ZIP Codes have high rates of student loan delinquency, according to a report from the Center for American Progress. The organization mapped debt by ZIP Code and found many counties in the state have high debt rates, most in rural area

MONROE, N.C. - Thousands of children across North Carolina will celebrate a special birthday today. It's Dr. Seuss's birthday, which is also "Read Across America Day," sponsored in the Tar Heel State by the North Carolina Association of Educators. It's a day when community leaders, celebrities and

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Every year, thousands of people with multiple sclerosis struggle with disabilities as their disease progresses. MS can rob them of life and livelihood, but a partnership between the National MS Society Mid-Atlantic Chapter and the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitatio

WASHINGTON - Some members of the new Congress have no love for public media. If they have their way, the "on-air" lights could dim at thousands of public television and radio stations around the country. Six new bills on Capitol Hill propose cutting all federal funding for National Public Radio (N

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