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PNS Daily News - April 26, 2017 


Among the stories we are featuring today: National monuments at risk under an expected executive order; the latest on negotiations to avoid a government shutdown; and attempts to overturn Citizens United ramp up.

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Public News Service - AZ: Gun Violence Prevention

PHOTO: The Wilderness Society is honoring the Arizona state office of the Bureau of Land Management for its work on identifying sites for solar and wind projects that donít conflict with wildlife habitat or recreational land uses. CREDIT: The Wilderness Society.

PHOENIX - Two federal land managers from Arizona are being honored by The Wilderness Society for their work in promoting conservation while balancing multiple uses on Bureau of Land Management lands. The so-called CAPE awards go to Kathy Pedrick of the Arizona State BLM office for her work on renewa

TUCSON, Ariz. - In the wake of the 2011 Tucson shootings, the extended family of victim Gabe Zimmerman formed the BEYOND coalition, with the goal of making sure the community's positive response to the tragedy is remembered. On Saturday, to mark the incident's first anniversary, the group will put o

PHOENIX - It was a subdued start Monday for Arizona's 2011 legislative session. Talk of budgets and policy was replaced with expressions of sadness, sympathy, and prayers for the victims of Saturday's Tucson shooting. A vigil was held at the Capitol by the immigrant rights group Border Action Networ

TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's overwhelmed court system is relying increasingly on community-based organizations to point youthful offenders in the right direction. Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is launching two parallel programs in Tucson, with eventual plans to expand statewide. La'Tresa J

Tucson, AZ – Loaded guns, including semi-automatic weapons, soon may be openly carried by visitors to national parks in Arizona and elsewhere in the country, under a bill approved Tuesday in the U.S. Senate. Bill Wade, with the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, is a former Shenan

Phoenix, AZ – National Parks advocates are suing to stop a Bush administration regulation allowing loaded, concealed firearms in parks such as Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest. The new rule is to take effect Friday. Bill Wade, chair of the executive council of the Coalition of National Park

Tucson, AZ - A second trial begins today in Tucson for Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Corbett, accused of shooting and killing an undocumented immigrant last year. Corbett says he shot Francisco Dominguez-Rivera in self-defense. Border Action Network director Jennifer Allen says the tragedy could ha

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