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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Public News Service - TN: Arts & Culture

African-American culinary historians are exploring how enslaved people influenced American cuisine. (Adobe Stock)

By Ruth Terry /Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan Reporting for the YES! Magazine-Tennessee News Service -- YES! MEDIA COLLABORATION -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Much of American cuisine is fusion food. Yes, even apple pie. European colonists brought apple trees, which originated in Asia, to these shore

Divers Rebecca Hunter-Wimberley, left, and Ayeta Heatley recording in situ (meaning

By Ruth Terry Broadcast version by Nadia Ramlagan Reporting for the YES! Magazine Media-Tennessee News Service Collaboration NASHVILLE, Tenn -- Conversations about race and racism in the United States abound. Whether via social, corporate and independent media, or educational, medical and political

This statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest is one of two that some Memphis residents are asking be removed. (Ron Cogswell/Flickr)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - More than 4,500 people are asking the city of Memphis to remove two Confederate statues. The group "Take Them Down 901" wants the city to take down statues of Nathan Bedford Forrest from Health Sciences Park and Jefferson Davis from Fourth Bluff Park. Organizer Tami Sawyer said her

Tennessee's high rate of obesity is partially attributed to its traditional Southern fried and rich foods. (gracey/morguefile.com)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - About one in three Tennesseans is classified as obese and a report released by survey company WalletHub names four Tennessee cities including Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Nashville in the top 15 of its Fattest cities in America list of 2016. The analysis looked at the p

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South has received reports of people trying to scam others through Facebook. (Christopher/Flickr)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Not all friend requests on Facebook are from friendly folks. That's the lesson from scams targeting Tennesseans. Last week, someone on Facebook contacted a woman from a Memphis suburb claiming she had won a prize and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was trying to contact her.

PHOTO: More and more investors are moving away from global capital markets to put funding into local enterprises, where there's a positive social impact along with a return. CREDIT: Herval

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With technology meaning an ever-connected world, the options for investing these days are nearly unlimited, but a growing trend in the nation is to consider portfolios that have a positive social impact locally. John Bloom, senior director of organizational culture, RSF Social Fin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee parents should be wary of too much "screen time." A recent Kaiser Family Foundation study of 2,000 children aged eight to 18 nationwide found they spend an average of over seven hours a day interacting with digital media. Lu Hanessian, mother, journalist and author of

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - On Aug. 27, 1956, twelve anxious, but brave African-American high school students gathered at Green McAdoo School in Clinton, Tenn. They walked past angry mobs, protected by National Guardsmen. More than 50 years later, those 12 people, the "Clinton 12," and the Green McAdoo Cultu

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