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PNS Daily Newscast - July 7, 2020 


The U.S. Supreme Court rules against rogue 2016 Electoral College voters; SBA pandemic aid goes to companies that don't pledge to save or create jobs.

2020Talks - July 7, 2020 


Biden's climate change task force is making some progress; a federal judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down; and today sees elections in NJ and DE.

Public News Service - OR: Philanthropy

PORTLAND, Ore. - When budgets are tight, it's hard to know how much to give to charity, but many nonprofit groups in Oregon are struggling. Mercy Corps, the global relief organization based in Portland, is suggesting people help others by giving whatever amount they're spending on their own Thanksgi

PORTLAND, Ore. - The unemployment rate in Oregon may be high, but so is the rate of volunteerism. In the last year, about one million Oregonians contributed more than 120 million hours of their time for charitable and community service projects. In this economy, you might assume people would pass up

BONNEVILLE, ORE. - It's looking like a good year for Northwest salmon - at least, for hatchery fish. So good, that the Oregon Food Bank network will benefit from some of the catch. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife sells some Columbia River hatchery fish to a processor in Bellingham, Washin

TIGARD, Ore. - It takes a whole community to meet growing needs for emergency food and shelter, and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is finding corporations in Oregon are willing to do their part, even if they're not headquartered in the state. This week, "You Dine, We Donate" is a drive to collec

PORTLAND, Ore. - Okay, so you didn't 'Race for the Cure' in Portland this weekend... but you're still concerned about fighting breast cancer in Oregon. There are other ways to help. Christine McDonald, executive director of the Oregon Susan G. Komen for the Cure chapter, says there's even a light-he

BEAVERTON, Ore. - As the need grows for emergency food resources around the state, the Oregon Food Bank is growing, too. Today a fundraising campaign kicks off to secure a large warehouse space in Beaverton, and businesses in the area say they're ready to help. It's none too soon: Washington County'

PORTLAND, Ore. - Where else can you get a full day of live music for ten bucks and a couple of cans of food? It's Waterfront Blues Festival weekend in Portland, starting on Thursday. More than 120,000 people attend the four-day event - not all at once, of course! The musicians and fans are internat

Portland, OR – As a half million people half the world away in Pakistan flee their homes because of armed fighting, an Oregon-based aid group is on the ground to help those families in need. Mercy Corps is handing out emergency kits this week, and Portland-based personnel are arriving in Pakis

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