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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Public Lands/Wilderness

Washington, DC – A mining reform bill passed yesterday in the U.S. House has West Virginia taking a close look at mining practices of the "Wild ...Read More
Washington, DC – Washington is dotted with about 3,800 abandoned mines, and there may finally be some federal money to clean them up if ...Read More
Washington, DC – A vote in Congress could bring big reforms to a major Nevada industry. The House voted 244-166 in favor of the first hardrock ...Read More
Helena, MT – Congress is taking on the task of updating the nation's 135-year-old law that sets rules for mining gold, silver, and other ...Read More
Boise, ID – Idaho's mining history could soon be rewritten. The U.S. House has passed the "Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act," an update of ...Read More
Washington, DC – The laws that govern so-called "hardrock" mining in the West -- for substances such as gold, silver, and uranium -- haven't ...Read More
Cheyenne, WY – Gold and uranium may soon no longer be "free for the taking" on public land in Wyoming. Yesterday, the U.S. House passed the ...Read More
Stevens Point, WI – Wisconsin kids may get to spend a little more time in a new classroom -- the great outdoors. A provision of the "No Child ...Read More
Maybe "Smokey the Bear" was wrong after all. Wildfire expert Dr. Reese Halter says in fact, preventing forest fires may eventually cause more intense ...Read More
Charleston, WV – West Virginia has a wild weekend in store to celebrate the major milestones of three different wilderness groups. The ...Read More
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