PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2019 

Public impeachment hearings in Washington; dreamers protest in Texas; roadless wilderness areas possibly at risk around the country; and an ozone indicating garden, at the North Carolina Governor's Mansion.

2020Talks - November 13, 2019 

Supreme Court hears DACA arguments, and likely will side with the Trump administration, but doesn't take up a gun manufacturer's appeal. Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford drops out of presidential race; and former President Jimmy Carter recovers from brain surgery.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - FL: Public Lands/Wilderness

ORLANDO, Fla. - More room to roam for the endangered Florida panther is the goal of a petition being delivered to the U.S. Department of the Interior during the "America's Great Outdoors" listening session in Orlando today. The proposal would use money from oil drilling royalties in the federal Land

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As the Gulf oil spill reaches its 79th day today, a BP executive in charge of the Trans Alaska Pipeline is stepping down. Kevin Hostler, CEO of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, announced his early retirement one day after published an exposé highly critical of

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - While Gulf Coast residents are waiting for the oil to strike their shores, at least 31 dead sea turtles have washed ashore in Mississippi. They are believed to be among the first casualties of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Doug Inkley, senior scientist with the National

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The leaking underwater oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is pumping out over a million gallons of crude per week. As the slick starts making its appearance off Florida and along the coast to New Orleans, those who depend on coastal businesses are beginning to realize their livelihoods

TAMPA, Fla. - The venom of the Brazilian pit viper, the saliva of the Mexican Gila monster, and tree bark of the Bornean rainforests – all hold ingredients of life-saving medications. In fact, about half the new pharmaceutical drugs developed in the last 25 years have been derived from "nature

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - When Florida's black bears come in contact with humans it often results in a death sentence for the bear involved, but it doesn't have to be that way. An event to let people know about ways to live responsibly in bear country will feature some simple steps residents can tak

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On Saturday, thousands of Floridians will literally draw a line in the sand to fight near-shore oil and gas drilling. The "Hands Across the Sand" protest is aimed at putting the brakes on a proposal many feel will damage the environment and jeopardize Florida's beach-dependent t

MIAMI - The picture of 400-pound snakes taking over the Everglades may sound like something out of a movie, but a U.S. Senate committee spearheaded by Florida Senator Bill Nelson is taking action to prevent that picture from becoming reality. The committee has just passed Sen. Nelson's bill to proh

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