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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 - WA: Family/Father Issues

TACOMA, Wash. - About 18,000 students drop out and fail to graduate from high school every year in Washington. Lowering that number is the focus of a "graduation summit" being held today in Tacoma. Educators, community leaders and after-school care providers want to convince more companies and indiv

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

TACOMA, Wash. - School will start again before you know it and, for parents, that also means figuring out what to do with the kids in the hours after school. The City of Tacoma has decided it's not just a problem for parents, and wants to include more businesses and community leaders in developing a

Seattle, WA - In Washington and across the country, far more men have lost jobs than women, and it's a situation that has reversed the role of "breadwinner," even in the most traditional families. The main reason is that jobs filled mostly by men are in some of the hardest-hit industries, like manuf

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

Seattle, WA – City and county officials concerned about gangs, youth crime and at-risk kids will be turning to experts today to figure out how to get more teens involved in positive activities. After-school and summer programs are one way to keep Washington State students learning and out of t

Seattle, WA – Washington families have a newly "green certified" destination to visit this summer — and it’s within a two-hour drive from Seattle. The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center has received the U.S. Green Building Council certification for Leadership in Energy an

Seattle, WA – Kids are starting the countdown to summer, but their parents may want to make sure their school break doesn't mean a break from books. Experts warn that "summer learning loss" can leave students months behind in literacy and math skills when they return to school in the fall R

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