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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 DC; and a civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Dept.

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 - AZ: Toxics

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Hundreds of thousands of Americans, including 36 Arizona groups, have weighed in to support a federal proposal for a 20-year ban on new uranium mining claims on 1 million acres near Grand Canyon National Park. A public comment period has just ended. The Obama administration is expec

PHOENIX - Arizona Sen. John McCain's old aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Forrestal, now is to be recycled instead of being scuttled at sea. The U.S. Navy says three other carriers also will be recycled instead of dumping them in the ocean to create artificial reefs. Colby Self, Green Ship Recycling Ca

PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has joined the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona, Coconino County and several Native American tribes in backing a proposed ban on new mines around the Grand Canyon for the next 20 years. Game and Fish spokesman Jim Paxon says commissioners are conce

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Flagstaff has joined five Arizona tribes in opposition to uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. The city council has voted 6-1 to support a 20-year moratorium on new mines proposed by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Arizona Wildlife Federation president Tom Mackin

PHOENIX - An event that started in Florida aimed at warning of the dangers of offshore oil drilling has spread to Arizona. It's called Hands Across the Sand, and the mission is to steer energy policy away from dependence on fossil fuels and toward clean energy. In February, people joined hands acros

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