PNS Daily Newscast - July 3, 2020 

Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 

Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Archive: May 17, 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Schwarzenegger says California's cash crisis has left him no choice but to make tough cuts. The governor's revised budget calls for wiping out the state's welfare program in order to save California $1.6 billion. Kristen Golden-Testa, director of the California Health Pro ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has led Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to announce there will be reforms on how leases are granted for offshore drilling. Meanwhile, 60 former land managers have sent him a letter about onshore drilling, asking him to finalize reforms he announced in Janua ...Read More

GROTON, S.D. - The American Power Act introduced in the U.S. Senate last week seeks to cut carbon emissions, and provide incentives for individuals and businesses to cut energy use. The bill could lead to higher costs for energy, but South Dakota Farmers Union president Doug Sombke contends that tho ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Diesel vehicles make up 10 percent of traffic on Minnesota roads, but account for more than 50 percent of all traffic-related air pollution. To the rescue is Project Green Fleet, a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations offering free ret ...Read More

MONROE, N.C. - The growing season means the battle against weeds is on, both for crops and in home yards and gardens. Atrazine, a common pesticide used to keep those weeds at bay, is receiving a special safety review from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) because of studies showing possible ...Read More

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