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PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 


Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers meet to address pandemic shortfall.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 


The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Public News Service - WV: Waste Reduction/Recycling

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A small group of young volunteers is traveling across the country picking up trash. Davey Rogner with Pick Up America says they've gathered 140 bags of recyclables from West Virginia's roadsides. Next week they're going to march to the Capitol and build a recycle mountain, to pus

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A boom in drilling natural gas wells into a layer of rock known as the Marcellus Shale has dramatically increased the amount of gas that can be produced in West Virginia. But that drilling uses a lot of water and produces huge amounts of what is called "drilling brine." Draft leg

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - In 2000, a Massey Energy coal slurry impoundment in Martin County, Kentucky, blew out through an abandoned mine underneath it. The spill dumped millions of gallons of sludge downstream, enough to clog eighty miles of the Big Sandy River. Now, there are concerns about that same sc

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Even in a state where electricity is relatively cheap, local governments can save money and reduce their carbon footprints by conserving energy - and local officials in Morgantown say they're proving it. The municipal government is in the middle of a long-term effort to reduce e

Charleston, WV – Charitable giving "revs up" this time of year, with the holidays and tax time right around the corner, and if you're looking to get some extra "mileage" out of a donation in West Virginia, consider giving away your old car. The Good News Mountaineer Garage in Charleston fix

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