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PNS Daily Newscast - August 17, 2017 


On our nationwide rundown; President Trump disbands two economic councils as CEO’s resign in protest; we will tell you why Iowa, like Trump, has bias issues; plus land trusts are a prime spot to view Monday’s solar eclipse.

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Public News Service - NM: Human Rights/Racial Justice

Residents of Southeastern New Mexico are concerned about deportation raids combined with President Trump's tough talk on immigration. (Somos un Pueblo Unido)

ROSWELL, N.M. -- President Trump's tough talk on immigration last week has New Mexico immigrant-rights groups worried it could create a dangerous ripple effect. In remarks to police in New York on Friday, the president suggested officers don't need to be "too nice" when making arrests. Trump's com

People helping immigrant families in New Mexico say the decision to keep the DACA program provides little more than false hope for those who are undocumented. (Wikimedia/Creative Commons)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — It's been more than a week since President Donald Trump said he won't seek deportation for the young people known as Dreamers brought to the U.S. as children - but not much has changed to give hope to immigrant families in New Mexico. Trump's decision to preserve the Defer

Pastor Rodgers says the bombing will not deter church services or its mission in the community. Courtesy: Calvary Baptist Church

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Pastor Scott Rodgers with Calvary Baptist Church in Las Cruces, one two churches in the city where bombs exploded during Sunday morning services, says the violent act will not deter his church's mission. Rodgers says it is remarkable there were no injuries from either blast

PHOTO: Children will be the big winners in President Barack Obama's executive action delaying the deportation of parents who are unauthorized immigrants, says the NEA of New Mexico. Photo courtesy of the White House.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The overall well being of thousands of American children in New Mexico, born to parents who are undocumented immigrants, should benefit from President Barack Obama's action on immigration, according to Charles Bowyer, executive director of the National Education Association

PHOTO: Black History Month in New Mexico means there are plenty of events celebrating the history and culture of African-Americans. Photo courtesy of the U-S Air Force.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – February means it's the heart of winter in New Mexico, and it's also a time for celebrating the culture and history of African-Americans. Cathryn McGill, founder of the New Mexico Black History Organizing Committee, says her organization is holding several events in the Al

SANTA FE, N.M. - Two members of the New Mexico State Senate and one member of the House have received People's Voice Awards from Prosperity Works. The New Mexico nonprofit's president, Ona Porter, says the award is designed to show support for courageous leaders. "When they get attention, what we'r

SANTA FE, N.M. - In solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street call for a general strike on May 1, Occupy Santa Fe is calling a strike and holding a picnic and general assembly at the Rail Yard today, May Day. Thomas Jaggers, a permanent resident of Santa Fe, originally from England, who works at an e

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SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico House and Senate both took steps that could lead to additional energy assistance for low-income New Mexicans when they supported House Joint Memorial 13 during the 2012 Legislative Session. It was introduced by State Representative Gail Chasey (D-Albuquerque), who say

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