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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd; we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend $10 million on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - MN: Public Lands/Wilderness

STILLWATER, Minn. - Opponents of a new four-lane bridge to span the St. Croix River at Stillwater say a crossing that large isn't needed. The scale and scope are too much, says Bill Neuendorf, director of policy and advocacy for Transit for Livable Communities, and so is the bridge's $690 million

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. - Some of Minnesota's treasured natural resources could benefit from President Obama's just-released final version of the America's Great Outdoors initiative. Unveiled after months of public hearings in Minnesota and around the country, the plan outlines goals for improving lan

MINNEAPOLIS - The future of the documentary film "Troubled Waters" is no longer murky. After drawing public criticism this week for canceling the film's screening based on questions of science and balance, the University of Minnesota abruptly announced late yesterday that the film will be shown as o

LEECH LAKE, Minn. - As Congress debates a response to the BP oil spill, a new report from the National Wildlife Federation details a full decade of oil spills, gas leaks and other disasters involving fossil fuels across the country, including several incidents in Minnesota. Report author Tim Warman

ST. PAUL, Minn. - School's out for summer, and instead of letting the kids turn into couch potatoes, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is encouraging Minnesota families to enjoy some time together under the stars during the annual Great American Backyard Campout happening Saturday. Karoline H

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Making its way through Congress, the Upper Mississippi River Basin Protection Act is aimed at cleaning up the region's waterways. The law would establish a monitoring network that would collect data and inventory their nutrient and sediment content. Doug Peterson, president of

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Several conservation groups are calling on the federal government to require the state to reduce haze over Minnesota's national parks and wilderness areas. Chuck Laszewski with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy says they've petitioned the Departments of Interior and A

Minneapolis - Gun owners say the Congressional vote Wednesday allowing loaded, concealed weapons in national parks is right on target. However, opponents worry that the end of the 25-year gun ban will lead only to confusion, increased firearm accidents and additional temptation for inappropriate sho

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