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PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 


Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 


This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Public News Service - NC: Livable Wages/Working Families

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Having a place to call home continues to be a challenge for some in North Carolina, but real estate agents are getting some extra training to help them, through a program called "Homes 4 NC." Many people, like Hillary Holmes of Asheville, weren't sure where to start. But Holmes to

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Beginning this spring, women-owned businesses will get a leg up when it comes to securing what are often lucrative government contracts. The Small Business Administration is setting aside contracts exclusively for women, and women entrepreneurs are finding there is strength in numb

RALEIGH, N.C. - Thousands of people will converge in Raleigh on Saturday to demand that Gov. Beverly Perdue reject proposed spending cuts to balance the budget. The H-K on J March stands for "Historic Thousands on Jones Street." It is expected to bring as many as 10,000 people past the state legisla

RALEIGH, N.C. - Education majors at North Carolina colleges and universities will be paying close attention to Gov. Beverly Perdue's State of the State address on Monday and to her budget, expected to be released later in the week. Education programs and teaching positions are being threatened by th

RALEIGH, N.C. - Looking for ways to stimulate job growth, new GOP leadership in the North Carolina State Assembly are discussing the possibility of limiting workers' compensation benefits at the urging of some business lobbyists - a move that is raising eyebrows among business owners and workers' ri

BOONVILLE, N.C. - Tough economic times continue to weigh heavy on North Carolina families as the holiday season begins. Community action agencies across the state are seeing an increased need this year, with seniors being one population finding themselves asking for help because their support system

RALEIGH, N.C. - This week a labor group is trying to get the attention of one of North Carolina's largest tobacco companies by targeting the firm's purse strings. The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), based in Raleigh, is organizing protests nationwide in front of branches of Chase, one of the

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Financial incentives provided to Pre-K and Head Start teachers in North Carolina are paying high dividends in the form of quality education for children, with more teachers pursuing advanced degrees across the state. The level of education an early childhood teacher receives affe

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