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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 - VA: Gun Violence Prevention

RICHMOND, Va. – It's Valentine's Day, but one group isn't feeling the love from the General Assembly – and to signify that, is delivering empty broken-heart boxes to legislators today. Jay Johnson, treasurer for Virginia Organizing, says the statewide group is disappointed by the vast m

RICHMOND, Va. - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and to bring attention to the issue in Virginia, a documentary chronicling the story of a Pennsylvania mother of two who was shot and killed by her husband will air tonight on public television stations across the state. The film examines

RICHMOND, Va. - Of the 14 new public safety laws that have taken effect in Virginia this month, one will provide extended protections to victims of domestic violence and stalking. Susheela Varky, an attorney with the Virginia Poverty Law Center, says the new law will make gaining protection much eas

RICHMOND, Va. - A cut here and a slash there - the governor's budget proposal is in, and among the cuts is more than $3.5 million in funding for domestic violence programs. Sarah Meacham, who is the executive director of Avalon Shelter for Women and Children in Williamsburg, says that if the cuts ar

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year

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