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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Public News Service - WA: Women's

SEATTLE - The League of Women Voters is 90 years old on Valentine's Day. One of its senior members in Washington - Peg Williams of Seattle - already turned 90 in November, a few days after the last presidential election. Williams was raised in New York, but moved across the country to Washington as

SPOKANE, Wash. - Women married to deployed soldiers are more likely to be diagnosed with depression and other stress-related disorders and are seeking help in greater numbers, a new study has found. RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surveyed 250,000 female spouses

SEATTLE - It's not your imagination that the typical Washington paycheck doesn't go as far today as it once did. The new "State of Working Washington" report from the Economic Opportunity Institute (EOI) details why most Washington residents have become less financially secure in the past ten years,

SEATTLE - November is National Family Caregiving Month. Many Washington families depend on home care workers to help them with relatives who are elderly or have disabilities. But those workers now face cuts in their own health care benefits as part of the Department of Social and Health Services (DS

SEATTLE - Women are weighing in on the issue of climate change. Members of the League of Women Voters (LWV) visited Congress last week to speak on behalf of other women - those in poor nations where changing climate and weather patterns are affecting farms and families. They made a case for looking

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The health care reform debate has taken on a shade of pink. First Lady Michelle Obama held a White House event today (Friday) to make the case that breast cancer is proof of the need for health care reform. Breast cancer survivors, who pay more for health insurance or have been de

SEATTLE - Members of book clubs typically read a book every month and get together to discuss it. But, Mercy Corps, a humanitarian aid group based in Portland with offices in Seattle, wants them to do more than talk - to actually get involved in solving the problems presented in a new book. "Half th

SEATTLE - The League of Women Voters says the name of one new political group is too close for comfort - and has asked the League of American Voters to stop using the similar name. The two groups are on completely different sides in the health care reform debate; the League of Women Voters supports

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