PNS Daily Newscast - July 6,2020 

Today is the final day to register to vote in Arizona's primary election; the FDA declines to back Trump claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless."

2020Talks - July 6, 2020 

This year's July 4th had COVID-19, ongoing protests about systemic racism, and a presidential visit to Mt. Rushmore. Plus, Trump signed an order to plan a new statue park.

Archive: February 15, 2007

Companies touting genetically-engineered crops say they're safe for people and the environment, but that's not a guarantee. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer has ordered additional research before "G-E" alfalfa can be planted in the United States this season. Dean Hulse with the Western Or ...Read More

For communities in Northern Colorado that depend on hunting, tourism and ranching, a new Bureau of Land Management plan to open up the majority of the Little Snake Resource Area to energy development is being met with concern. Local ranchers and sportsmen go so far as to say their way of life may b ...Read More

For many Iowans, saving a few hundred dollars at tax time can be a huge blessing. And free tax preparation can do just that. Kay Vignovich is district coordinator for the AARP Iowa "Tax Aide" program, a free service provided by volunteers trained as tax preparers. "Our service is geared towards th ...Read More

An increasing number of Minnesotans are relying on foodshelves and food banks for their basic nutrition needs. Sue Kainz of Minnesota FoodShare is just back from a tour of some of the more than 300 free food disbursement locations around the state. In many communities, she says it's clear that times ...Read More

Air quality tests near ten Nevada gold mines by the University of Nevada, Reno have produced startling numbers and a call for more thorough testing. The readings found the highest airborne mercury levels ever recorded in the Western United States, according to Bonnie Guestring of Earthworks. She sa ...Read More

"No uranium in our drinking water." That's the message from New Mexico's Navajo communities. They have filed an appeal in federal court this week to stop proposed uranium mining near Crownpoint and Church Rock. The appeal alleges that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a mining license even ...Read More

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding public meetings starting tonight about the future of four Snake River dams in Southeastern Washington, older structures the Corps says are in need of maintenance. Conservation and community groups claim that's a nice way of saying some levees may have to b ...Read More

West Virginia radio stations will soon have another resource for local news. West Virginia News Service will offer timely stories on important social, economic and community issues that affect people across the state. The service is operated by a small company, Public News Service, and supported ...Read More

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