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PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 


Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 


This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Public News Service - WA: Arts & Culture

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SEATTLE – When you raise a glass of locally made beer in Washington, you're also toasting the clean mountain water that is its main ingredient. Craft brewers around the state are signing up to be part of Brewshed, a campaign to raise public awareness of the need for clean, wild rivers that f

PHOTO: Kids around the country are building robots to enter in competitions. Toppenish Middle School is sending four teams to the next competition, Apr. 17-20, in Anaheim, Calif. Photo courtesy University of Texas-Dallas.
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TOPPENISH, Wash. - When four teams from Toppenish Middle School in south-central Washington compete in a championship robotics tournament next month, it will be at least partly the result of their after-school program. In more Washington schools and after-school programs, the focus is on science, te

SEATTLE - Washington fishermen and sportsmen are expected to crowd a hearing in Seattle today to consider an area 1,600 miles away - Alaska's Bristol Bay - and voice concerns about a proposal for what would be the largest open-pit mine in North America. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say

SEATTLE - They're trying to get connected, although they're not always sure how to do it - or why they should. Social media is catching on among those age 45 and older, a new survey by AARP Washington says, and more than 40 percent say they learned it from their child or grandchild. Only one in 10

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. - It's like having a giant retail store that has to be put up and taken down in the same day. That's how Will O'Donnell describes a farmers market, and he should know. He's the manager of the Port Townsend Farmers Market, winner of this year's "Best Large Market" award from the

WENATCHEE, Wash. - "It's easy to confuse Wenatchee with the Garden of Eden." That's the first line in a glowing new review of this central Washington city, by AARP. The city of some 54,000 residents is getting some unexpected national attention, with feature stories in USA Today and AARP The Magazi

SEATTLE - On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules meant to protect an 'open Internet,' so as to prevent telecom and network companies from being able to block, slow or prioritize different kinds of online traffic. But the very groups that have pushed for such rules

ROCHESTER, Wash. - In Washington's smallest towns, students' options for learning and meals that are normally part of the school day can disappear during the summer months. But this year, 17 rural summer programs will get a hand from School's Out Washington. They are recipients of "Feed Your Brain"

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