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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Public News Service - NM: Endangered Species & Wildlife

Photo: Mexican wolf<br />Courtesy: Jim Clark USFWS<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - It was more than 15 years ago, on March 29, 1998, when the first Mexican gray wolves were re-introduced into the wild in the Southwest. David Parsons was the first Mexican wolf recovery coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the time. The now-retired wildlife bio

This RCCLA Amalia solar array is located in Taos County, New Mexico.<br />PHOTO: Courtesy of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative.

HILLSBORO, N.M. - Renewable energy sources in New Mexico and the West are plentiful and may be headed toward gold rush-style exploitation by developers. That raises some concerns about the impact, but New Mexico sportsmen believe the reintroduction of the Public Lands and Renewable Energy Developmen

Trapped female Mexican wolf whose leg was amputated due to suffering frostbite. This Mule Pack wolf was being transferred. PHOTO Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

SILVER CITY, N.M. - Efforts to restore wolves to the wild continue to face obstacles. Most recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) granted itself a "recovery permit" to live-capture endangered wolves that enter New Mexico and Arizona from Mexico or the Rocky Mountains. As a result, the Ce

Senator Jeff Bingaman<br />Public Domain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - As New Mexicans appreciated their many blessings this holiday season, people who love the land offered more than a passing nod to Sen. Jeff Bingaman. Retiring after three decades in the U.S. Senate, Bingaman is leaving a legacy you can see as you travel the state by air, land or

PHOTO: Coyote killed in former coyote-killing contest in Reserve, NM. Photo credit: Ben Mater; Earthwaves Media.

LOS LUNAS, N.M. - A contest to see who can kill the most coyotes in Valencia County, is raising the ire of animal lovers, conservationists, teachers - and even some hunters. In an online petition denouncing the contest, 30 percent of the signers identified themselves as gun owners. The stated purpos

Heidi (28 years old   at Alamogordo - used in Hepatitis B experiments, positive for Hepatitis B).<br />Courtesy: National Institutes of Health.<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - At least ten chimpanzees from New Mexico's Alamogordo Primate Facility, currently being held at a research facility in Louisiana that is losing its funding, are among the 110 that were recently deemed permanently ineligible for biomedical research. But that's not exactly positive

PHOTO: Mexican Gray Wolf. Courtesy: Wolf Conservation Center.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Mexican gray wolf proponents say the animals do a lot of good for the environment. That's one reason the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is acting to focus attention on this symbol of wild land. Stephen Capra, executive director of the Alliance, says the wolf suffers due to long

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Horses in New Mexico are caught between two very different points of view. Gov. Susana Martinez and her administration are joined by animal-rights advocates in opposing horse slaughter in the state. However, the New Mexico Horse Council has conducted a poll of its members that i

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