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PNS Daily Newscast - May 27, 2019 


The Brexit Party comes out on top in UK elections. Also, on our Monday rundown: South Dakota one of the states looking for emergency funding. Plus, we take you to one of the most dangerous states to drive over the long Memorial Day Weekend.

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Public News Service - NM: Endangered Species & Wildlife

Silver City, NM - A whole new form of mining could be taking place in Catron County, but locals and conservation groups say the plan is "all wet." The natural resource a New York company is going after isn't a precious metal, but something just as valuable -- billions of gallons of groundwater, that

Albuquerque, NM – Wildlife and sporting advocates nationwide are "setting their sights" on the "Final 50." These 50 members of Congress, including two from New Mexico, are key to passing what the advocates call "meaningful global warming legislation." They're asking Reps. Heather Wilson and To

Socorro, NM – The annual "Festival of the Cranes" is underway at the Bosque near Socorro this week, but plans to drill in the birds' Alaskan nesting grounds have conservationists worried that the festival's main attraction could be in jeopardy. Steve Zack with the Wildlife Conservation Society

Las Vegas, NM – It's 'been-oh-so' perfect for so long, and it should stay that way. That's the aim of a bill in Congress to protect the Sabinoso Wilderness, northeast of Las Vegas. The U.S. House Public Lands Subcommittee considers a plan to designate 20,000 additional acres of the area as fed

Albuquerque, NM – Gold and uranium may no longer be "free for the taking" on public lands in New Mexico and elsewhere in the West. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill reforming a 135-year old mining law, which includes a new funding source to clean up abandoned mine sites. Jere

Albuquerque, NM – While the University of New Mexico Lobos are getting ready to battle the Aztecs in San Diego this weekend, UNM students and others here at home are helping New Mexico's wild mascot in its battle for survival. Governor Richardson has declared this the state's first "Wolf Aware

Unwelcome visitors are hitching a ride from America's shipping ports all the way to New Mexico's rivers, lakes and acequias. And when these invaders show up, they can crowd out natural species, compounding the state's water problems. On Thursday, a U.S. Senate committee considered a plan to regulate

Roswell, NM – New Mexicans are heading into the great outdoors this week to help protect the state's natural treasures. Saturday is National Public Lands Day, a day to clean up and improve public lands, parks, and wilderness. Bill Murry with the BLM's Roswell Field Office is helping to organiz

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