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PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 


Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers address pandemic shortfalls.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 


The Movement for Black Lives announced a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates are joining in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Public News Service - OH: Civil Rights

Groups need to collect more than 452,000 valid Ohio voter signatures to get a constitutional amendment added to the Nov. 3 ballot. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio groups trying to put ballot measures before voters in November won't have to go door-to-door looking for support. A federal judge ruled this week that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state must allow petition signatures to be gathered electronically, and pushed the col

Dr. Leon McDougle is part of a national coalition advocating to consider race and ethnicity when screening for COVID-19 tests. (Eye on Ohio)

By Afi Scruggs for Eye on Ohio Broadcast version by Diane Bernard for Public News Service Reporting for the Eye on Ohio, The Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism-Ohio News Connection Collaboration COLUMBUS, Ohio - After changing the guidelines to test ethnic minority groups disproportionately a

Ohio hospitals remain mum on changes to local bed and ventilator counts. (AdobeStock)

Print version by Bonnie Jean Feldkamp and Kathiann Kowalski Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Eye on Ohio, The Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism-Ohio News Connection Collaboration The Ohio Department of Health gets daily updates on the total number of beds and

Ohio's voting sites would not open for the state's postponed primary under a new vote-by-mail-only plan. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Civil-rights groups caution that Ohio's new plan to address the state's postponed primary could deprive people of their right to vote. To reduce the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine closed the polls for the state's March 17 primary. House Bill 197 was passed by the Legi

An estimated 79,000 people are incarcerated in Ohio. (Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is being hailed as a national leader for taking bold steps to protect residents from the new coronavirus, and civil-rights groups say people in jail or prison deserve the same consideration. Ohio has at least 119 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with more than 7,300 across the co

Ohio would need to double the number of black students in high school advanced-placement classes to ensure fair representation, according to new research. (Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite their ability to succeed at advanced coursework, new research shows, black and Latino students in Ohio and other states often are locked out of opportunities for advanced learning. The report from the Education Trust examined the underlying causes of the disparities and fou

Nearly 5,000 Ohio females are incarcerated, one of the highest per-capita rates in the country for women, according to the Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Corrections. (Adobe Stock)<br />

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio ranks in the top eight states nationwide for the number of girls in youth detention facilities, and Cuyahoga County is now working to change that. Bridget Gibbons, director of programming for the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, says her colleagues began by reviewing the rec

Cincinnati Police Stops by Census Block, Percent African American by Census Black. (Lucia Walinchus)

By Lucia Walinchus and Max Londberg. Video by Michael Nygerges. Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Eye on Ohio, the Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism-Ohio News Connection Collaboration Reporters from the nonprofit newsroom Eye on Ohio, The Cincinnati Enquirer an

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