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PNS Daily Newscast - June 4, 2020 


Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 


The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Public News Service - TN: Public Lands/Wilderness

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - If you enjoyed the recent public television special by director Ken Burns about the history of America's National Park system, you might also check out another film coming to PBS stations. "Forever Wild," hosted by Robert Redford, ventures into some of the country's unspoiled p

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - On Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed groundbreaking legislation that guaranteed future generations would be able to use and enjoy the nation's wilderness areas. Forty-five years later, more than 109 million acres have been designated and preserved under the Wilderne

Nashville, TN – Thousands of Tennessee children will spend their time this winter inside playing video games or watching outdoor events on television, when they could be enjoying the outdoors themselves. Michael Butler with the Tennessee Wildlife Federation says this state has more opportuniti

Knoxville, TN – It's a long walk from San Francisco, California to Washington, D.C. - more than 4,000 miles. An international group of walkers, from Native Americans to Japanese and Polish citizens, and even Buddhist monks, have reached the halfway point in their journey, here in Tennessee. T

Lafollette, TN – A story with a happy ending for Tennessee is about to get a sequel that many locals may not be so joyful about. A round of coal mining is being considered for the Royal Blue Management Area, which was rehabilitated after previous years of mining damage to become a top recreati

Nashville, TN – Over 100,000 Tennesseeans will will head into the backcountry this weekend to clean up some of the state’s most-prime real estate: public lands. Saturday is National Public Lands Day and volunteers will be pulling weeds, repairing trails, and planting grasses and trees in

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