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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 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Public News Service - NM: Endangered Species & Wildlife

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - If you are an outdoor enthusiast or make a living off the land, this week brings a once-in-a-generation chance to make an impact on New Mexico's national forests. A public discussion Tuesday in Albuquerque is to cover a proposed update of the National Forest Management Act (NFMA)

SANTA FE, N.M. - He's asking the president for a new National Monument for New Mexico. Gov. Richardson has sent a letter to the White House asking President Obama to declare Otero Mesa a National Monument under the Antiquities Act of 1906. Marie Vallejos is outreach coordinator with the New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A new report published in the journal "Science" finds many success stories in bringing endangered species back from the brink, but says the victories are not keeping pace with the threats to extinction. Bruce Stein, associate director for Wildlife Conservation and Global Warming

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - After changes made last week, a wilderness bill for the Organ and Potrillo Mountains in southern New Mexico is being hailed as a model for balancing conservation with national security concerns. The bill would still create more than 300,000 acres of Wilderness and National Conserv

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - It's a rare opportunity for a captive audience with New Mexico's Senators. A field hearing is planned for today on the Organ Mountains/Desert Peaks Wilderness Act, which would protect nearly 400,000 acres of public land in Doña Ana County. Jim Bates is New Mexico chapter pr

TAOS, NM - New Mexico is a step closer to federal protection for the rugged country of Rio Grande del Norte. A bill in Congress to dedicate about 236,000 acres as a National Conservation Area - including two wilderness areas - cleared a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday with no changes. This part o

SILVER CITY, N.M. - Entire New Mexico rivers, such as the Sacramento and the Mimbres, and many significant wetlands in the state are no longer protected under the federal Clean Water Act - and sportsmen there are hoping to see Congress change that. Some key legal decisions in recent years removed th

Las Cruces - It's a little tougher to make a run for the border these days - not just for humans, but for the wildlife that calls the borderland home. That's the reality since the recent construction of the controversial southern border fence, and it's also the subject of a traveling photo exhibit n

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