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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 - NC: Urban Planning/Transportation

North Carolina voters will have the chance to weigh in on the Connect NC bond referendum on the March 15 primary ballot. (kconnors/morguefile.com)

RALEIGH, N.C. – In less than two months at the March 15th primary, North Carolina voters will have their say on a bond referendum that supporters say would offer much-needed funding for the university and community college systems, National Guard, state parks and water and sewer systems. The

Drought is one of North Carolina's vulnerabilities when it comes to climate change, according to a recent report. Credit: inkogutto/morguefile.com

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina's tourism industry generated $20 billion last year alone, and a new report predicts natural disasters, largely brought on by extreme weather, would threaten that revenue. The report, States at Risk: America's Preparedness Report Card, gives the state a grade of "

Grassy Ridge Bald is a 601-acre protected tract of land in the Road Highlands of the Pisgah National Forest. Credit: Witt Langstaff Jr.

RALEIGH, N.C. - Members of the North Carolina legislature will likely get their first look today at the budget deal reached by Republican leaders late Friday, after the longest budget-writing session in 14 years. The months of waiting have put hundreds of state programs in limbo, including pending

CEI - The Digital Office in Raleigh took advantage of available state and federal tax credits to install 615 solar panels and a new

RALEIGH, N.C. – The tax credit believed to be largely responsible for North Carolina's ranking as fourth in the nation for installed solar capacity is set to expire at the end of this year – unless lawmakers opt to extend the credit. While the credit is debated, a new report from Enviro

Photo: The outcome of Asheville's case against the state over ownership of its watershed could have statewide implications. Photo credit: bhallu7/morguefile.com

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Western North Carolina – specifically Asheville – is embroiled in a fight with the state over control of the city's water system. At issue is ownership of a 17,000-acre watershed purchased by Asheville almost 90 years ago and the entire distribution system of th

PHOTO: Charlotte recently was recognized as a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. Photo courtesy: Chris North/NCWF

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Six North Carolina cities now are designated as Wildlife Friendly Communities by the National Wildlife Federation. Charlotte is the most recent to make the list and the largest city east of the Mississippi to receive the recognition, said Tim Gestwicki, chief executive of the Nort

Photo: Raleigh's economy is booming overall, but according to the latest State of the South report not everyone is reaping the economic rewards. Photo credit: Jmalljmall/Wikimedia Commons.

RALEIGH, N.C. - Business is booming for some North Carolina cities, namely Raleigh and Charlotte, both of which made Forbes magazine's recent rating of "Best Places for Business and Careers." While that's good news for those riding the upswing, the new State of the South report from MDC Incorporate

PHOTO: AARP North Carolina will be working with UNC Wilmington to offer forums and workshops for older North Carolinians in order to help them prepare for retirement. Photo courtesy of AARP.

WILMINGTON, N.C. - AARP North Carolina joined the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) this week to announce a long-term initiative to raise awareness and propose solutions to the challenges facing the state's 50-plus population in retirement. According Jody Holtzman, AARP Senior Vice

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