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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Public News Service - NM: Civil Rights

Albuquerque, NM – Some anti-war activists in New Mexico may have been silenced a year ago - but they're being heard loud and clear today. They say their free speech rights were violated when they were shoved out of sight last year at a Republican fund-raiser attended by President Bush, and the

Albuquerque, NM – After getting permission to set up an information table at Albuquerque High School, a local grassroots group was turned away yesterday. Members of the Southwest Organizing Project had arranged to set up a table during the lunch hour to discuss with students alternatives to mi

Albuquerque, NM – It's a lesson in keeping promises. The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) is being sued for not following through on an agreement signed last year. It was designed to make sure youngsters who end up in the juvenile justice system are safe, and that they

In New Mexico, the DEA took $23,700 in cash from Anastasio Prieto at a truck weigh station on Highway 54. However, they found no drug paraphernalia and drug-sniffing dogs found nothing suspicious about the truck. Prieto was told it could take up to one year to get his money back. Peter Simonson w

Forty-six years ago today the historic "Freedom Rides" through the South began in Washington, D.C. Now, a "Freedom Caravan" is planned for next month, leaving from Albuquerque for the U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta. Joann Gutierrez-Bejar with the Southwest Organizing Project says the goal is to unite

Santa Fe, NM - The controversial domestic partnership bill died again this weekend after being brought back to life for a special session. The legislature adjourned the session without any action from the Senate on the bill. Peter Simonson with the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico says

As several inches of snow fell across much of New Mexico earlier this week, Navajo elders slept outside at a blockade near the site of a proposed coal-fired power plant on Navajo land. Almost a dozen local elders have been blocking access to the site since December 12 in protest of the plant. Resid

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