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PNS Daily Newscast - July 10, 2020 


The Supreme Court opens the door for prosecutors to seek President Trump's financial records; a backlash in Florida on school reopening plans.

2020Talks - July 10, 2020 


US Supreme Court rules on Trump's tax returns; Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP's in-person convention; Louisiana has elections; and DC council gives people incarcerated for felonies the right to vote.

Public News Service - CT: Public Lands/Wilderness

The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is one of only five marine national monuments in U.S. waters. (NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research)

HARTFORD, Ct. -- Groups that protect the oceans are looking at their legal options after President Donald Trump declared on Friday that commercial fishing soon will be allowed at the only marine national monument in New England. In 2016, President Barack Obama created the Northeast Canyons and Sea

Civilian Conservation Corps crews completed the Ellie Mitchell Pavilion in Rocky Neck State Park in 1936. (Edward Fritzen/Flickr)

ROCKY NECK STATE PARK, Conn. - Environmental groups are calling on Congress to revive the Civilian Conservation Corps, in order to put people back to work while at the same time, improving beaches, trails and forests. Connecticut state parks are dotted with stone structures, trails and roads that

Rising sea levels could drive the saltmarsh sparrow to extinction within 50 years. (CT Audubon Society)

HARTFORD, Conn. — A new bill in Congress would bring millions of dollars to help at-risk wildlife in Connecticut. The Recovering America's Wildlife Act, introduced with bipartisan support in the House last Friday, would send $1.3 billion of general revenue each year to states for implementat

PHOTO: Connecticut is not cost-effective turf for natural-gas

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut may not be the most welcoming or cost-effective state for natural gas fracking, but conservation advocates are nevertheless sending an Earth Week message to ban fracking waste from entering the state. It has been a busy week for John Calandrelli, program director

PHOTO: The one-night

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's homeless population continues to increase, but the latest numbers also show that major strides have been made in curbing the problem for veterans and their families. According to Lisa Tepper Bates, executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness,

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