PNS Daily Newscast - June 1, 2020 

Protests over Floyd killing go global while U.S. demonstrations focus on a number of recent victim's of alleged lethal police misconduct.

2020Talks - June 1, 2020 

Protests continued over the police killing of George Floyd over the weekend, with police using excessive force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Archive: January 10, 2008

Albuquerque, NM - It's time to bring our mining laws out of the 'Wild West' and into the 21st century. That's what a group of New Mexico officials and conservation groups are saying today in Albuquerque. Leaders from state, county and tribal governments are calling for reform of the federal hard roc ...Read More

Albany, NY - Governor Spitzer spent his first year in office focused on primary education. Now, in his second State of the State message yesterday, he said it is time to turn to higher education with an initial $4 billion investment, which includes adding more instructors. Fred Floss, the acting pre ...Read More

Albany, NY - Governor Eliot Spitzer promised to keep his commitment to fund improvements in New York's school system during Wednesday's State of the State address. A key component of the plan is the recently approved "Contracts for Excellence," which are designed to enhance student performance with ...Read More

Concord, NH - Granite State residents may savor the January thaw, but a year-round warm-up has polar bears on thin ice. With global warming melting the Arctic Ocean, the Bush administration missed yesterday's deadline to decide whether to recognize the big white bears as "endangered." Wildlife acti ...Read More

Joshua Tree, CA - California environmental groups believe the polar bear is getting the cold shoulder from the Bush administration. The government has delayed announcing whether the polar bear should be on the endangered species list, which has prompted the groups to take legal action. Kassie Siegel ...Read More

Des Moines IA – The Iowa legislature empaneled a commission last session to study health care needs in Iowa. After months of hearings, the commission has released its recommendations, and number one is providing health care coverage to the roughly 30,000 Iowa children not covered by the Hawk-I ...Read More

Sioux Falls SD – The American Lung Association's annual "State of Tobacco Control Report Card" for 2007 was released today, and for South Dakota it's a classic good news/bad news story. Bob Moffit with the American Lung Association of South Dakota says the report finds the state making improve ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Too many Virginians are dying from health conditions that are easily treated, according to a new report, which finds the U.S. is now ranked last among industrialized nations when it comes to “preventable deaths.” Karen Davis with The Commonwealth Fund says we have a ...Read More

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