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PNS Daily Newscast - June 3, 2020 


Episcopal bishops call-out Trump's appearance in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in D-C; and a Civil Rights investigation into the MPD.

2020Talks - June 2, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

Public News Service - AR: Climate Change/Air Quality

Walmart is installing solar power generating systems in several locations in California and Arizona. The majority of these sites will utilize thin film panels as seen on this Mountain View, Calif. store.  Image courtesy of Walmart

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - It isn't often that the Sierra Club and Walmart are on the same side of an environmental issue, but that is the case with President Obama's announcement to step up the nation's fight against carbon pollution and address climate change. Some Arkansas congressmen who disagree with

PHOTO: When the Sierra Club and Audubon Arkansas settled with SouthWest Power over construction of a coal fired power plant, eight million dollars was directed to The Nature Conservancy for the purchase and preservation of lands. The first tract from with that funding, the Terra Noire Preserve, is dedicated today. CREDIT: TNC of Arkansas

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – There is not much native prairie left in Arkansas, but a new tract to come under protection is being opened to the public today near Arkadelphia. The 360 acres will be part of the larger Terre Noire Conservation Area. The protection of these Blackland Prairies is vital, sa

PHOTO: The Flint Creek Power Plant is at the heart of a controversy: Update it to meet more stringent air pollution standards, or retire it and focus on other forms of energy in Arkansas? Photo courtesy of SWEPCO.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Public Service Commission (PSC) has a big decision to make about the future of the Flint Creek Power Plant and the power bills of those who might have to pay for upgrading SWEPCO's 35-year-old coal plant in northwest Arkansas. The facility will not be in compliance w

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