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PNS Daily News - November 21, 2019 


Sondland confirms a Ukraine quid pro quo; $1.5 trillion on the line for states in the 2020 Census Count; and time's almost up to weigh-in on proposed SNAP cuts.

2020Talks - November 21, 2019 


Last night, ten candidates took the stage for a more civil debate than we've seen so far this cycle to talk about issues from climate change to corruption in politics - but there were some tense moments.

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Public News Service - NM: Endangered Species & Wildlife

PHOTO: New Mexico's historic Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area is being considered for National Monument designation. Photo courtesy of NASA.

LAS CRUCEZ, N.M. – New Mexico's historic Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks area is being considered for National Monument designation. U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich of New Mexico have introduced legislation that would create the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. Nora

PHOTO: New Mexico farmers are plowing ahead following September's devastating floods that led to President Obama granting the state a Disaster Declaration. Image courtesy of the American Friends Service Committee.
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico farmers are plowing ahead following September's devastating floods that led to President Barack Obama granting the state a Disaster Declaration. Don Bustos, co-director of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) of New Mexico, which works with farmers on

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M. - "Balance" was an often-repeated word as Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke to the National Press Club in Washington Thursday. She pushed for strong funding for conservation on public lands and unveiled a Secretarial Order for a mitigation plan to address effects of energy devel

PHOTO: Preservation of the Mexican gray wolf is the subject of a public meeting in Albuquerque on Oct. 4. Photo credit: Jim Clark, courtesy of USFWS.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - One of America's most endangered animals is the subject of a public hearing this week in Albuquerque. The Mexican gray wolf numbers only 75 individuals, all of them descendants of seven wild founders of a captive breeding program, and their recovery is hampered by a number of fac

Bears in the Sandia Mountains are entering towns looking for food during the long New Mexico drought.<br />Courtesy of: Jim Robertson.<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - What is being portrayed by some as an infrequent and humane response to hungry bears entering towns looking for food, is actually quite another matter, according to Jan Hayes founder of Sandia Mountain Bear Watch. Hayes is looking for the state to institute stopgap diversionary

PHOTO: Flo, held in captivity most of her life, is now 55. A ruling to recognize all chimpanzees as endangered could mean retirement from lab testing in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Courtesy of NIH.<br />

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. - Chimpanzees in cages and out could be eligible for a privilege currently reserved only for those in the wild, thanks to a change in what is known as a "split-listing." The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has proposed a rule change to classify all chimpanzees as endangered und

PHOTO: Storm water runs off into drains and often carries industrial waste and other pollutants. Legal action against a prospective horse slaughterhouse in Roswell alleges that its waste violates the Clean Water Act. Courtesy: EPA

ROSWELL, N.M. - New Mexico's Valley Meat Co. has another obstacle in its path to becoming a horse slaughterhouse. A Larkspur, Colo., group, Front Range Equine Rescue, has notified the Roswell company and two federal agencies - the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agricultu

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CATRON COUNTY, N.M. - Just as the Mexican Wolf Recovery program was finishing its 15th year, a Mexican gray wolf was shot and killed by a federal Wildlife Services agent. At almost the same time, the release of two pairs of Mexican wolves was announced. The shooting, which took place on Jan. 19, was

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