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PNS Daily Newscast - June 1, 2020 


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.

Livable Wages/Working Families

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A labor union representing more than 9,000 farmworkers says the coronavirus pandemic has made working conditions worse for migrant ...Read More
BAR HARBOR, Maine - Demand for emergency food from food pantries is up around 50% in Maine since the COVID-19 outbreak. And when you live on an ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A survey of more than 1,300 North Carolina families finds more than 60% say they have lost income, or expect to, due to the ...Read More
MINOT, N.D. -- North Dakota's refusal to issue a moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus pandemic has angered several groups. But one ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Losing employer-provided health insurance is one of the side effects of the pandemic-driven economic crisis. That poses a big ...Read More
NEW YORK -- Housing justice advocates fear that without action from Albany, New Yorkers who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic could ...Read More
DANVILLE, Ky. -- A Lincoln County asparagus farmer and retired U.S. Marine who supports a universal basic income is running against long-time ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jobless rates have soared in Minnesota and across the country as a result of the pandemic, and conservation groups say bringing ...Read More
NEW YORK -- Seniors, community, faith and labor leaders joined in vigils at nursing homes over the Memorial Day weekend to demand more protections ...Read More
HELENA, Mont. -- The Trump administration and Congress are considering relief for the fossil fuel industry, which has been hit hard by low demand ...Read More
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