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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd; we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend $10 million on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - VA: Livable Wages/Working Families

Richmond, VA - While Washington hammers out a package to boost the economy, taxpayer advocates say many lower-income workers are in line to receive money from the government, no matter what Congress does. They can receive a federal earned income tax credit (EITC), but only if they file an income tax

Richmond, VA – If the State of Virginia spends a quarter-million dollars, it can put more than $10 million in Virginia taxpayers' pockets. That's a bargain, according to the Virginia Community Action Partnership. The group will discuss how to achieve that goal as it opens its legislative confe

Richmond, VA – The "to do" lists are ambitious as the General Assembly gets underway this week. The governor is proposing new investments in mental health care as a result of the Virginia Tech shootings, but there are other issues at stake for Virginians as well. Ben Greenberg with the Virgi

Richmond, VA – Salaries are "slip-sliding away" from the Virginia public school teachers who are earning them. A new report by the National Education Association shows that Virginia educators have actually seen their paychecks shrink when adjusted for inflation. Virginia Education Association

Richmond, VA – With the peak of the holiday season approaching, thousands of Virginians are going to food banks to make ends meet, and the banks are having a tough time keeping up with the demand. Donations to food banks have been down, and many started the season with unusually empty shelve

Richmond, VA – It's that time of the year when Virginians shop for holiday presents, cook up family dinners -- and do the math to see if they'll be able to afford health insurance coverage in coming year. Many insurers raise rates and change coverage levels through their employer-based plans t

Richmond, VA – About 8.7 million Americans make up the so-called "Sandwich Generation," caught between caring for both children and an elderly parent, according to a new study from AARP. Experts say it's a tough situation that can mean incredible stress for everyone involved. David Broder wit

Richmond, VA – When you've got money problems, easy money is not the solution –- and it can even lead to more difficult problems. In a recent survey, payday loan customers in North Carolina were asked about their experiences with these lenders. Most said the loans only delayed their fina

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