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PNS Daily Newscast - June 3, 2020 


Episcopal bishops call out Trump's appearance in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in DC; and a civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Dept.

2020Talks - June 3, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC had primaries yesterday, in the midst of both the new coronavirus pandemic and clashes between law enforcement and protestors.

Public News Service - OR: Mental Health

SALEM, Ore. - The "will of the voters" had to bend a little over the weekend to accommodate Oregon's budget woes, as the Senate passed a major public safety measure, HB 3508, now headed for the governor's desk. It's a major compromise for those who voted for Measure 57 in November, to increase penal

Portland, OR – The nation's drug court programs celebrate their 20th anniversary this month, including Multnomah County's, the second-oldest in the country. The programs in dozens of Oregon counties around the state are designed as alternatives to incarceration that save taxpayers money. They

Salem, OR – Oregon women are ending this Sexual Assault Awareness Month on the statehouse steps in Salem, asking lawmakers to not cut too deeply into the $4.5 million Oregon Domestic & Sexual Violence Services (ODSVS) budget that helps to support about 50 shelters for women and children leavin

Tangent, OR – Oregon's labor union locals want to do more to help their members and others in their communities who have been laid off. AFL-CIO leaders from around the state are meeting today to trade ideas and information, such as how to file for unemployment insurance and what emergency reso

Salem, OR – Access to safety and shelter is critical when you're in an abusive relationship. In Oregon, however, state budget cuts may mean less funding for emergency shelters, sexual assault counseling and outreach for domestic violence victims. The governor has proposed that the "Oregon Dom

Portland, OR - When AARP had a national contest for people over age 50 who had always wondered what it would be like to be a model, more than 9,000 people entered. Of the 10 winners chosen, two are from Oregon. Kate Higgins and Marilyn Murdoch, both from Portland, recently returned home from Minneap

Portland, OR - About 600 Oregonians under age 18 have been charged as adults for crimes, and are now in custody. Exactly where they're in custody depends on the county. Many people assume that young people who have been arrested are held in juvenile detention centers, but that's not always the case.

Portland, OR – Reports of child abuse and neglect in Oregon have decreased slightly in the past year, and fewer children were placed in foster homes. However, children's advocates say the faltering economy should prompt a closer look at those trends. The state has lost 400 foster homes, as fos

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