PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 

It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 

Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Archive: October 20, 2011

YAKIMA, Wash. - People at more than 50 events today in about 35 Washington communities are observing "Lights On Afterschool," an annual event celebrating programs that keep children safe and learning in the hours after the school day. They're also congratulating administrators of the programs for m ...Read More

SEATTLE - The public can comment beginning today on new stormwater permit rules in Washington. The rules govern how subdivisions and buildings are constructed to minimize runoff, the largest source of toxic pollution in lakes, rivers and Puget Sound. The Washington Department of Ecology has been cr ...Read More

NEW YORK - Whether you're a jogger in the gym or training for the upcoming New York City Marathon, the Nature Conservancy has some advice for you: Get out and run in nature. The group has listed its 10 favorite U.S. places to run in the great outdoors. Five of them are in the Empire State, includin ...Read More

HAILEY, Idaho - Forty thousand sheep over four years, and less than 20 lost to wolves. The Wood River Wolf Project has just wrapped up another season of testing nonlethal wolf deterrents to keep wolves away from sheep grazing on public lands. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Blaine County, De ...Read More

CASPER, Wyo. - The most highly-efficient predator hunting elk is not the wolf. A new study of wolves' elk-hunting abilities finds that Mother Nature didn't give wolves the best set of tools - and that they would be more successful if they were built more like cats or bears. It's also not uncommon ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The "99 Percent - Occupy Everywhere" movement has spread to hundreds of cities, including several in West Virginia. An international researcher of social health statistics says the protesters have a point: Great inequality is bad for everyone in a society. Richard Wilkinson, pro ...Read More

ORONO, Maine - Many sectors of Maine's economy continue to struggle, but health care is a bright spot. State officials and health-care industry leaders met this week at the University of Maine to talk about growing the sector in a state with the nation's oldest average population. Gov. Paul LePage, ...Read More

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Bureau of Land Management is planning ahead for large-scale solar development on public lands, outlining 24 Solar Energy Zones in southwestern states. The idea is to find areas with the most solar potential and the least conflict with wildlife and recreation. The Wilderness S ...Read More

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