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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 - WV: Poverty

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Five of the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate this year, including John Raese in West Virginia and Rand Paul in Kentucky, have said they do not believe in the minimum wage and would like to privatize Social Security. How far would those ideas get in Congress? According to

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - As Congress debates which parts of the Bush tax cuts to extend, West Virginia advocates say income numbers argue for the low-end tax cuts while letting the high-end expire. New national figures from the U.S. Census show the largest gap between the rich and poor ever recorded, and

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - A new study estimates that when health care reform is fully in place in four years, it will mean nearly 5,000 additional jobs for West Virginia. Ellen-Marie Whelan, associate director of health policy at the Center For American Progress looked at expanding the nation's community

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - At the West Virginia Health Care Reform Summit today and Tuesday in Charleston, experts from around the country will address what is coming to the state. Kathleen Stoll, deputy executive director of Families USA, says 21,000 West Virginia small businesses already qualify for help

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Advocates say they are having some success with a national program designed to prevent child abuse by strengthening families, with six sites in two West Virginia counties taking part in a pilot project. Gretta Hill, site director for Playmates Child Development Center in Westmo

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