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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.

Public News Service - AZ: Environment

PHOENIX - Arizona will see hotter summers and more frequent heat waves due to global warming. That's the conclusion of a report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the group Physicians for Social Responsibility. NWF Climate Scientist Amanda Staudt says low-income folks are the most vulne

Phoenix, AZ - Glen Canyon Dam stakeholders meet today to discuss possible changes in the dam's operation. Environmental groups are pushing for steadier water releases to protect habitat and recreation in Grand Canyon National Park. Comments from Nikolai (NICK-oh-lie) Lash, Colorado River program dir

PHOENIX - The National Park Service is proposing several ways to further reduce noise over the Grand Canyon generated by air-tour flights. Proposals include allowing fewer tourist flights early and late in the day and increasing minimum flying altitudes. Another proposal outlines seasonal closings o

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - First reports are promising as scientists work to re-establish an endangered fish species in the Grand Canyon. The small silvery fish, humpback chub, lived for millions of years in the Canyon, until Glen Canyon Dam cooled the water and altered the flow of the Colorado River. Combi

TUCSON, Ariz. - Conservationists say it's now up to the Obama administration to devise a new management strategy for America's national forests and grasslands, after a federal court overturned a Bush-era plan that opponents claim would have weakened wildlife protection. David Hodges, policy direct

PHOENIX - Arizonans face possible long-term shortages and higher prices for seafood because of shark overfishing, according to the non-profit Pew Environment Group. The director of global shark conservation for Pew, Matt Rand, says studies show that, when endangered predators at the top of the food

PHOENIX – The cost of clogged highways continues to climb for Arizona drivers, according to the latest national study from the Texas Transportation Institute. Alex Nelson of the Arizona Public Interest Research Group says traffic congestion is like a tax that everyone pays, sapping time and mo

Tucson, AZ - 27 members of Congress, including three from Arizona, are urging the nation's Department of Homeland Security to reverse some of its policies created in the Secure Fence Act, which are now being implemented as the Department constructs a border fence between the U.S. and Mexico. The law

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