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PNS Daily Newscast - May 27, 2020 


Four Minneapolis police officers fired following the death of a black man; and a federal lawsuit claims New Yorkers with disabilities excluded from expanded absentee ballot plan.

2020Talks - May 27, 2020 


Republican governors in Georgia and Florida offer their states as alternatives to North Carolina, after President Trump expresses impatience about talks of a more limited Republican National Convention because of the pandemic.

Civil Rights

Portland, OR - Reacting to allegations of racial profiling by local law enforcement, members of Portland's African-American and Latino communities ...Read More
Seattle, WA – Washington's prison population increased about 3 percent in the past year, by 565 inmates, bringing the state's total to more ...Read More
Denver, CO – Opponents of the Amendment 31 ballot proposal say it would be a real "negative" for affirmative action. Rosemary Harris, of the ...Read More
Portland, OR – Two groups that want to save salmon by removing dams on the Klamath River have filed a lawsuit against TriMet, the city bus ...Read More
Denver, CO – The GLBTQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community believes Colorado has come a long way from being branded the ...Read More
Salem, OR – Some in Oregon are cheering a new law that will make it tougher for people who aren't citizens to get valid drivers' licenses and ...Read More
Albuquerque, NM – The polls are in and signatures collected, both showing strong support for the "Rights and Responsibilities Act" in the ...Read More
Albuquerque, NM – Some anti-war activists in New Mexico may have been silenced a year ago - but they're being heard loud and clear today ...Read More
Madison, WI – A "marriage penalty" for people with disabilities? Under current Wisconsin law, those receiving Medicaid assistance would lose ...Read More
Lansing, MI – Kicked out of school and onto the road to prison? So-called "zero tolerance" policies in Michigan have been on the books for ...Read More
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