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Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

2020Talks - June 1, 2020 


Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Public News Service - WA: Health

Washington, D.C. - Before members of Congress take their August recess, AARP is giving them a send-off, and a reminder to keep health care reform top-of-mind while they're visiting their constituents. Volunteers from across the country, including several from Washington State, are on Capitol Hill to

CHELAN, Wash. – Washington has one of the highest stroke death rates in the nation – and technology may be part of the cure. A new service is enabling specialists in Seattle to be called in as consultants in several of the state's rural hospitals without setting foot in the patient's roo

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Senate Health Committee's approval of a plan to require people to get health insurance – with government subsidies to help pay for it – gave folks in Spokane plenty to talk about last night. At a packed "Divided We Fail" public meeting, doctors, patients and sm

FT. LEWIS, Wash. - The days when American soldiers got cigarettes with their food rations are long gone, but the military has higher smoking rates than the general public. A new report by the federal Institute of Medicine lends support to the idea of a tobacco-free military, citing the huge financia

Seattle – Home healthcare workers held rallies Thursday in six cities around the state, urging people to "declare independence" from a healthcare system that isn’t working. They have a unique perspective on the problem, working with seniors and people with disabilities, while at the same

MARYSVILLE, Wash. – Budget cuts mandated by the state legislature officially go into effect this week, and some Washington families will be scrambling to figure out what to do with parents or grandparents who have been in Adult Day Health programs. Around the state, eight centers providing the

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington small business owners say they're tired of cutting benefits, raising costs and, in some cases, cancelling health insurance for their employees because they cannot afford it. They are joining others from 20 states this week at the Small Business Summit in the natio

Seattle - The Obama administration brings its salmon "listening tour" to Seattle on Thursday, facing a court deadline to come up with an acceptable federal plan to manage endangered Northwest fish populations. On Wednesday, top members of the president's environmental team toured the Lower Monument

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