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PNS Daily Newscast - June 4, 2020 


Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 


The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Public News Service - WI: Women's

SPRING VALLEY, Wis. - From sustainable farming to food-based business ventures, women-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing segments in agriculture. The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service will present a series of day-long hands-on seminars for women this summer, led by Lisa

MADISON, Wis. - Thousands of protesters again converged on the state Capitol on Tuesday as the full Legislature began considering Gov. Scott Walker's controversial state budget proposal. Amid the din of protesters' chants, former state Democratic Party Chairman Joe Wineke says what he calls the gov

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Margaret Allen of Milwaukee says many women make a mistake by not putting their own health first. Allen is a Registered Dietitian who sees the tendency in women of all ages, to put the health and well-being of their husband, family and friends ahead of their own health needs. "I t

MADISON, Wis. - October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in Wisconsin this year, roughly 4000 women will be told they have breast cancer, and nearly 700 will die from the disease. The Wisconsin Well Woman Program, part of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, provid

MADISON, Wis. - Women can do math just as well as men, and girls can do math just as well as boys. That's the sum total of a study co-authored by UW-Madison Psychology Professor Dr. Janet Hyde, soon to be published by the American Psychological Association. In her words: "We have data from more tha

MADISON, Wis. - Flooding over the past several years in Wisconsin and dramatic weather events across the globe are driving an effort to organize women to work on solutions to climate change. The international humanitarian group Oxfam America is behind a campaign called "Sisters on the Planet." The "

MADISON, Wisc. - Wisconsin moms, daughters and sisters could be putting themselves at risk if they assume that heart problems are strictly "a guy thing." In fact, one in three American adults has one or more types of cardiovascular disease, although these can be prevented in more than 80 percent of

MADISON, Wisc. - Wisconsin is "turning pink" this month, in a unique effort to save women's lives during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, the death rate from breast cancer has dropped two percent a year since 1990. However, says ACS Director of Prevention and

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