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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: Public Lands/Wilderness

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

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

Tempe, AZ – New scientific discoveries about the role played by wolves, cougars and other predators of the West are explored in a new film having its Arizona premiere tonight in Tempe. The film, Lords of Nature, makes the case that predators are critical for keeping natural ecosystems healthy

Tucson, AZ – Loaded guns, including semi-automatic weapons, soon may be openly carried by visitors to national parks in Arizona and elsewhere in the country, under a bill approved Tuesday in the U.S. Senate. Bill Wade, with the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, is a former Shenan

Phoenix, AZ – Earth Day 2009 is an opportunity to reflect on the strong conservation leadership Arizona has provided to the nation. That leadership is noteworthy in part because it has transcended politics, according to Doug Scott, policy director of the Campaign for America's Wilderness. "Mo

Phoenix, AZ - The Obama administration is demonstrating a new attitude toward Arizona’s national parks and monuments. One of the state’s congressmen says it’s a night-and-day difference. During his campaign, President Obama pledged to reverse what he called attempts to chip away at

Phoenix, AZ – Cooperation on wildlife conservation among federal and state agencies shows promise of results in Arizona, where a re-introduction project for the endangered Gila trout will soon become a reality. That's thanks to extensive voluntary cooperation among the Bureaus of Land Manageme

Phoenix, AZ – A huge cement plant proposed within 50 miles of Grand Canyon National Park is raising concerns from environmental groups, worried that emissions will mar the park's famous views. Supporters say the $400 million plant will bring jobs and tax revenues to a remote part of Arizona.

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