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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 dollars 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: Civil Rights

Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota's faith community is calling for calm in response to surprising reports of property damage and threats against six members of the state congressional delegation. Vandals spray-painted homes and garages of senators and representatives overnight Tuesday, and several o

St. Paul, MN – Two Minnesota members of Congress who represent the Twin Cities are being urged to call for an independent and public investigation into police crowd control tactics during the Republican National Convention (RNC). The request comes in an open letter from a dozen legal, civil li

St. Paul, MN – St. Paul is back to normal this morning, after being in the world spotlight as host of the Republican National Convention - or is it? The controversy continues about the mass arrests outside the convention hall, that included dozens of reporters and bystanders. Overall, Minneso

St. Paul, MN - Freedom of the press means never having to ask the authorities to "free the press." That's what National Lawyers Guild members say about the treatment of journalists and others by police, as protests and arrests continue outside the Republican National Convention in St. Paul. An Asso

St. Paul, MN – Today is the United Nations' "International Human Rights Day," and commemorative events are planned in Minnesota and around the world. Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison says human rights and protection from an intrusive government both are key to an open society. "When peopl

Winona, MN - Minnesota Catholic Bishops have issued an open letter about the recent workplace raids by federal officials here and in five other states. One of the signers is Bishop Bernard Harrington with the Archdiocese of Winona. Just this month federal officials arrested over a thousand undocum

St. Paul, MN - A Minnesota faith-based advocacy group is calling on state officials to encourage tolerance for all beliefs. In a letter to the Department of Human Rights, Brian Rusche with the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition asks the agency to meet with religious leaders to discuss a recent in

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