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PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 


Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 


Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Public News Service - UT: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

Joseph F. Smith (center), an early leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is shown in 1904 with his polygamous family, including his sons and daughters, their spouses and children. (Wikimedia Commons)

SALT LAKE CITY -- Efforts to decriminalize polygamy in Utah are getting international attention, but opponents say it could make life worse for people trapped in plural families. A bill in the Utah Legislature would make polygamy among consenting adults - currently a felony - into a minor infraction

The CDC has awarded Utah a grant to develop programs to prevent injuries and death, such as encouraging seat belt use to avoid injuries in car accidents. (vladru/iStockphoto)

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a five-year, $1.25 million grant to Utah to prevent critical injuries and violence. The funds are part of a $30 million program across 23 state health departments intended to enhance and develop local programs to decrease viole

PHOTO: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. YWCA Utah is focusing on gun violence prevention Tuesday in Salt Lake City. Image courtesy of the gov.us.

SALT LAKE CITY – Raising awareness and reducing violence is the focus of a YWCA Utah campaign happening this week. The organization is highlighting a "A Week Without Violence," which includes gun violence prevention messages and the planting of a daffodil at Salt Lake City's new Public Safet

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