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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Public News Service - AR: Climate Change/Air Quality

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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