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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 - ND: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Madison, SD – The fast-growing organic farming industry attracts more new farmers every year. To help them learn management practices and more, the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society is holding a Summer Symposium and Farm Tour on July 22. Host farmer Charles Johnson will welcome s

Moorhead, MN – By the time they are teenagers, most North Dakota kids spend 20 hours per week in front of a television or computer screen; about one-third log closer to 40 hours a week of "screen time." Researchers say the high screen-time group has shown an increased risk of obesity. This su

Mandan, ND – The high price of oil means steep increases in basic food prices as well - and that will mean people going hungry. In recent months, the price of foodstuffs ranging from milk to bread and eggs has skyrocketed because of the high cost of both transporting food from the field to the

LeMoure, ND – Changes in consumer demand are altering the North Dakota farming landscape. Helping the state's farmers and ranchers meet these new demands will be a top issue at an upcoming state conference on alternative agriculture. The Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society Winter

Jamestown, ND - The long-debated 2007 Farm Bill sailed through the U.S. Senate on calmer, bipartisan waters on Friday, overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 79 to 14. Robert Carlson, president of the North Dakota Farmers Union, feels the bill contains a lot of "good news" for farmers. He's especiall

Beulah, ND - If you stuffed yourself with Thanksgiving food and leftovers, you may be wondering how much those extra pounds can affect your health. A new study says maybe the risk isn't quite as high as you thought. The study, published in this month's Journal of the American Medical Association fin

Fargo, ND – More North Dakota children, like kids across the nation, struggle with obesity every year, and new research says their parents can help "tip the scales," literally, by setting good examples and providing healthier food choices at home. The study, presented to the American Heart Ass

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