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PNS Daily Newscast - January 24, 2020 


The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues; and KY lawmakers press ahead on requiring photo IDs for voters.

2020Talks - January 24, 2020 


Businessman Tom Steyer and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the two billionaires in the Democratic primary, have spent far more than the rest of the Democratic hopefuls combined. But Steyer also uses grassroots tactics. What do other candidates and voters think about the influence of money in elections?

Public News Service - FL: Environment

Getting to work on the backlog of restoration projects on public lands would bring cash to states along with new jobs, according to a report by conservation groups meeting in Washington. The groups, including the National Parks Conservation Association,Defenders of Wildlife, Audubon, National Wildli

Saving our national parks could help save the economy, a National Parks Conservation Association(NPCA) report released Thursday predicts. The NPCA details $2.5 billion of ready-to-go restoration projects that could be included in the federal economic stimulus package, plus a proposal to start a job

A settlement agreement on a $600 million lawsuit has bought the world's largest phosphate mining company, Mosaic, a second chance to convince the Manatee County Commission to change the zoning on its land. On Tuesday, the commission will take a second look at whether Mosaic will be allowed to strip-

Hurricanes are a fact of life in the Sunshine State, but some scientists say they are becoming more destructive due to global warming. According to scientists meeting in Orlando today for the Hurricane Science Safety Leadership Forum, rising sea temperatures and sea levels caused by global warming f

Florida may be jumping into the passing lane when it comes to better gas mileage for cars and trucks - and less pollution from their tailpipes. On Tuesday, the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission votes on whether to adopt "clean car" standards that limit vehicle emissions. Advocates say car

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) says it has a wake-up call for the Southeast. The organization's new report predicts an increasingly uncertain water supply caused by global warming, and a return to historical patterns of drought. For nearly 50 years, droughts were rare, water was abundant, an

Miami, FL - As Miami's Biscayne National Park celebrates its 40th birthday with a three-day party, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) wants to make sure the public also knows about the problems facing the park, so the organization is hosting a forum on the topic. Biscayne is the lar

Miami, FL - Politics appear to be hindering progress in the Everglades restoration effort. According to a National Research Council report released this week, the system is bogged down in planning and process, and the project remains critically short of funding. Congress passed the "Comprehensive E

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