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    PNS Daily News - June 27, 20160 

    We’re covering a variety of issues in today’s rundown including: human kindness shines in the wake of deadly flooding; Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump in two new polls; and several injured during a white supremacist rally in California.

Public News Service - Nevada

Immigration advocates are speaking out to correct misconceptions about the recent Supreme Court ruling. (kconnors/morguefile)

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Immigration advocates are speaking out to clear up misconceptions in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to block key parts of President Obama's immigration policy. For now, the lower court ruling stands, which means his executive orders are on hold. One, called DAPA, would ...Read More

Public News Service - NV

With its tie 4-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocked two of President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration. (avidcreative/iStockphoto)

LAS VEGAS – Supporters of immigration reform spoke out Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama's plan to grant temporary reprieve to millions of undocumented people. The court split 4-to-4, leaving in place a lower court decision against two of the president's ex...Read More

Public News Service - NV

Well pads dot the landscape at the Jonah oil and gas fields in Wyoming. (Bruce Gordon/EcoFlight)

CARSON CITY, Nev. – In a blow to the Obama administration's environmental agenda, a federal judge has struck down the Bureau of Land Management's fracking rules, saying that the president overstepped his authority. The judge ruled late Tuesday that the agency needs permission from Congress to...Read More

Public News Service - NV

The Journey of Hope cross-country cycling trek, raising money to help people with disabilities, arrives in Las Vegas today. (The Ability Experience)

LAS VEGAS --- When "frat boys" make the news, it isn't always in a good way. But this week, a team of cyclists from the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is to stop in Las Vegas as part of a cross-country trek to raise money for people with disabilities. Dozens of riders with the Journey of Hope started slig...Read More

Public News Service - NV

The governor's New Energy Industry Task Force will hear arguments from clean-air advocates today on closing the North Valmy power plant early.(xanderT/Morguefile)

LAS VEGAS – NV Energy would save money by closing the North Valmy coal-fired power plant in 2019 rather than in 2025 as scheduled, according to clean-air advocates who will make their case today before the governor's New Energy Industry Task Force's committee on Clean Energy Sources. The Sie...Read More

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Bullet holes left by vandals in the rock at Gold Butte, marring ancient petroglyphs. (Christian Gerlach/Sierra Club)

RENO, Nev. -- The petroglyphs at Gold Butte and in three northern Nevada counties must be protected because they are priceless works of art, according to one argument Silver State conservation advocates are making this week in Washington, D.C. They're part of a large contingent traveling to the nati...Read More

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A win in federal court for consumers, say advocates of net neutrality. (Greg Stotelmyer)

WHITESBURG, Ky. – A federal court has upheld the Federal Communication Commission's decision to treat the Internet like a utility – a victory for consumers say advocates of net neutrality. The 2-to-1 ruling came Tuesday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C. Marty Newell...Read More

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Conservation advocates protest oil and gas leases at a rally in March; the next one takes place tomorrow. (Center for Biological Diversity)

RENO, Nev. - Several hundred anti-fracking advocates are planning a big rally in Reno tomorrow to protest the auction of oil and gas leases. The Bureau of Land Management plans to sell contracts to extract natural resources from 115 square miles of federal land in the Smoky Valley. Opponents wit...Read More

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