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PNS Daily Newscast - July 10, 2020 


The Supreme Court opens the door for prosecutors to seek President Trump's financial records; a backlash in Florida on school reopening plans.

2020Talks - July 10, 2020 


US Supreme Court rules on Trump's tax returns; Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP's in-person convention; Louisiana has elections; and DC council gives people incarcerated for felonies the right to vote.

Public News Service - OH: Livable Wages/Working Families

The Office of Management and Budget is reviewing a proposed rule that is expected to reduce the importation of fraudulent organic products. (Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Some Ohio farmers are anxiously awaiting a new federal rule designed to get tough on fraudulent organic imports. The Strengthening Organic Enforcement rule is expected to enhance federal oversight of organic accreditation and certification. Angela Schriver, an organic grain farmer

Lisa Gadek of Columbus is among the 1.2 million Ohioans who filed for unemployment between March 15 and March 30. She still has not received a payment. (Lucia Walinchus)

By Cid Standifer Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Eye on Ohio, the Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism-Ohio News Connection Collaboration Marnie Behan got a surprising message last month from Ohio's Department of Jobs and Family Services about her ongoing unemp

Memorial Day Weekend typically marks the official start of summer on Lake Erie's islands. (PatatJuno/Flickr)

TOLEDO, Ohio - The Memorial Day weekend could serve as a barometer for Lake Erie businesses, now operating during an unprecedented public health crisis. Safety restrictions enacted during the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the start of tourism season on the lake by about six weeks. Fishing charters wer

HiHo Brewing Company in Cuyahoga Falls has had to convert entirely to take-out during the pandemic.(Ali Hovan)

By Maria McGinnis Broadcast version by Suzanne Potter Reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration with support from The George Gund Foundation Cindy Michael, owner of Harps & Thistles Yarn Emporium in Cuyahoga Falls, was worried when she had to close her doors to customers becau

Fast-food workers are considered essential during Ohio's stay-at-home order, yet earn a near-poverty wage. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The COVID-19 pandemic has undermined the livelihoods of many Ohioans. However new data reveals a significant number of Ohio workers were already were scrapping to get by. A new report shows that six of Ohio's 10 most common jobs in 2019 paid near-poverty wages. Researcher Michael

Before closing in 2019, General Motors' Lordstown, Ohio, plant produced the fuel-efficient Chevy Cruze. (InSapphoWeTrust/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, OH -- A new poll suggests automakers in Ohio and other states would be wise to accelerate investment in clean-car technology. A survey of General Motors vehicle owners found the company's favorability with customers dropped from 93% to 44% after vehicle owners learned about GM's failure t

Groups are urging Ohio officials to establish social-distancing rules for the state's farmers' markets to keep them open during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Wikimedia Commons)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Concern over the survival of family farms during the COVID-19 crisis has spurred food policy and farm groups in the state to urge lawmakers to pass policies that would help small and mid-size farmers. Amalie Lipstreu, policy director at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Associati

An estimated 20 million Americans do not receive pay statements from their employers. (Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With Valentine's Day landing on a Friday, some people might be more interested in getting their paycheck than receiving flowers or chocolate. Roughly half of all employees in the United States are paid on Fridays, but some don't get a paystub to go along with their pay. Ohio is on

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