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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 - NV: Children's

Las Vegas, NV – Amelia Bedelia is dashing to Nevada for the final days of "National Children's Book Week." Luise Davis of the Douglas County Library branch says in this popular book series, Amelia's wacky literal translations of the English language really make kids laugh, and that makes child

Las Vegas, NV – President Bush is threatening to veto a plan to expand medical benefits to millions of children, and Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons is feeling the public pressure to join Governors of 37 other states to fight that veto. Nevada has one of the highest rates of uninsured children in

Carson City, NV – Nevadans will celebrate National Library Card Month today by participating in the "Big Read," during which book groups and individuals all read, listen to, or watch the same book in a single month. At the Carson City Library, Andrea Moore says it's fitting that this year's se

Children in Nevada, and especially those on Indian reservations, are among the hardest hit in the ongoing slide in healthcare coverage. A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds that Native Americans are seeing the most drastic rise in the numbers of uninsured. National Indian Hea

Nearly 20 percent of Nevada children don't have health insurance, and sunsetting federal legislation could push that number even higher. S-CHIP, the "State Children Health Insurance Program," is up for renewal, and advocates across the state are calling for that renewal to include an increase in f

Las Vegas, NV - The Children's Defense Fund has teamed up with Malaak Compton-Rock, wife of comedian Chris Rock, to call on all Nevada residents to remember the victims of hurricane Katrina this holiday season. She says there are still missing people, children separated from their parents and very f

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