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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd - we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend 10 dollars on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - VA: Animal Welfare

WASHINGTON - Chicken - fried, grilled, baked or broiled - is the top meat of choice in Virginia and around the nation, but a new report warns that the amount of manure produced by big industrial chicken farms is fouling Chesapeake Bay. Pew Environment released the report, which examined the past 50

WASHINGTON - When it comes to the age-old question: "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?", two national groups are pulling for the chicken. United Egg Producers and The Humane Society of the United States are joining forces in an unlikely partnership to ask Congress for new federal standards f

RICHMOND, Va. - The Roanoke River is number three on a list of endangered rivers put out annually by the conservation group American Rivers. The dubious distinction stems from a plan by a company called Virginia Uranium to get the state to overturn a 1982 ban on uranium mining so as to be able to wo

RICHMOND, Va. - A group of eight organizations is calling for a comprehensive study of potential risks to water safety and the environment from drilling for natural gas in the six-state Chesapeake Bay watershed. And a Virginia scientist says the Commonwealth has an advantage because the controversia

RESTON, Va. - Honeybees are disappearing in what scientists and beekeepers say are alarming numbers, and while no one can say with certainty what the cause is, one thing is for sure: The decline needs to be halted because the bees play a vital role in our food supply. David Mizejewski is a natural

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