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    PNS Daily Newscast - Tuesday, May 24th, 20160 


    The head of security for the TSA has been removed from the job. Ten million dollars is going to help landscapes devastated by fire, and a new interactive map will let you know if you live near a park that's been treated with cancer causing herbicides.

Public News Service - Nevada

Active-duty military and veterans can get free legal help at a clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Texas Station in North Las Vegas. (southernfried/morguefile)

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - May is Military Appreciation Month, and in Nevada, active-duty military and veterans will be able to get free legal services at a series of clinics across the state. The clinics are cosponsored by Nevada Legal Services and the state Attorney General's Office of Military Lega...Read More

Public News Service - NV

Palace Station Casino maintenance worker Casiano Corpus was interviewed for a report alleging abusive working conditions. (The Immigration Clinic at the UNLV Boyd School of Law)

LAS VEGAS - Working conditions at some Station Casinos violate international human-rights norms, according to an allegation in a report released Tuesday. The report, written by researchers at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Yale and the University of California-Irvine, is called 'Banking on Uns...Read More

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Chalk protests were left by Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters in front of Nevada Democratic Party headquarters on Sunday. (Adryenn Ashley)

LAS VEGAS - Nevada Democrats are deeply divided after chaos broke out at their state convention on Saturday. A group of Senator Bernie Sanders' supporters became angry after dozens of their delegates were disqualified when their names weren't on the list of registered Democrats. The credentials co...Read More

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Anti-corruption watchdog groups say the newest U.S. rules to prevent corporate money laundering don't go nearly far enough. (iStock)

CARSON CITY, Nev. – On the eve of this week's anti-corruption summit in London, consumer watchdog groups maintain the Obama administration's response so far to the Panama Papers money-laundering scandal is inadequate. They're saying it could worsen Nevada's and the U.S.'s reputation as a hav...Read More

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Conservation advocates are pushing the administration to make public lands more diverse, and create new cultural monuments at places like Gold Butte. (Friends of Gold Butte)

LAS VEGAS - Nevada advocates for conservation and tribal leaders are joining a broad coalition calling on the administration to make America's public lands more welcoming to communities of color. This summer is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, so the coalition is circulating a p...Read More

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Monday is National Law Day, and legal aid groups are offering free consultations at Ask-A-Lawyer Day in Las Vegas. (serggn/iStockphoto)

LAS VEGAS - If you've got a legal question but can't afford an attorney, you're in luck. The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is sponsoring its fifth annual free "Ask a Lawyer" day on Monday, in honor of National Law Day. Additional attorneys from Nevada Legal Services and other groups will be a...Read More

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Nevadans are being urged to wear denim on Wednesday to show support for victims of sexual assault. (DenimDayInfo.org)

LAS VEGAS - Advocates for victims of sexual assault across Nevada are asking people to wear jeans on Wednesday to support them on international Denim Day. It's a protest that started 24 years ago in Italy, where a high-court judge freed an accused rapist, reasoning that because the 18-year-old vict...Read More

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About 55,000 Nevada children are growing up absent from a parent who's in jail or prison. (iStockphoto)

LAS VEGAS - About 55,000 children, or 8 percent of all Nevada kids, grow up with a parent serving time in prison or jail, according to a new report. The Annie E. Casey Foundation calls it a "Shared Sentence" for kids, families and communities, and says the number of children affected nationally tops...Read More

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