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PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 


Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent due in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - March 31, 2020 


During the new coronavirus pandemic, many are advocating more mail-in ballots. Some say restricting voting by mail is one method of suppressing the vote.

Public News Service - NC: Environment

CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. - Scientists say the waters are rising fast off the coast of North Carolina as a result of climate change. A new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey finds that coastal waters from Cape Hatteras to Boston are rising three to four times faster than anywhere else in the w

RALEIGH, N.C. - Fracking is on the fast track in North Carolina. A state Senate bill already has passed, and now the House, after making some changes of its own in the legislation, is expected to vote on its version of the plan on Thursday. Fracking - hydraulic fracturing - involves drilling and i

RALEIGH, N. C. – Thousands of people will visit North Carolina's national and state parks over this Memorial Day weekend and through the summer - and this year, they may notice fewer staffers on site for park upkeep, tours, or for fielding questions. Continued cuts to national parks' budgets a

RALEIGH, N.C. - The lean state budget has chipped away at conservation funding in North Carolina, according to groups with a joint mission to conserve the state's natural resources. Members of the "Land for Tomorrow" coalition say the time to revive the conservation momentum is now, and on Monday th

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Several state leaders are joining environmentalists to ask the federal government to deny a request by Alcoa Aluminum to renew a 50-year lease for the Yadkin River. The river runs 215 miles through west and central North Carolina. Until recent years, it has been used by Alcoa

SANFORD, N.C. - A meeting today in Sanford marks the North Carolina public's first chance to hear from state officials about the controversial process of fracking, where natural gas is extracted from the ground with horizontal drillings, after rock formations deep underground are fractured with chem

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina consumers can get money back on a new appliance purchase in the Tar Heel State starting this month. The state's Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program has reopened, with funds allocated from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act federal stimulus package. The Energy

WILMINGTON, N.C. - The cost of real estate is down across North Carolina, making it a good time to buy land, and not just for individuals. With property values down, it's also an opportunity to add more acres to protected land trusts. In a budget year when the state struggled to maintain teacher s

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