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PNS Daily Newscast - June 2, 2020 


President Trump berates governors as 'weak' amid growing racial unrest; an interfaith group sees a link between protests and climate change.

2020Talks - June 2, 2020 


Eight states plus Washington DC have primaries today, even as cities determine how to move forward in the wake of massive protests nationwide; President Trump says he'll deploy active US troops to quell them.

Public News Service - NV: Health

A poll of likely Nevada caucus voters found that most are watching the presidential race closely, but they feel they aren’t getting enough information on key issues. The poll included senior voters from both parties, and concluded that 90 percent of potential Nevada caucus participants say the

New York, NY - Two new studies in a journal published by the American Cancer Society say people on public health insurance programs, and those who have no insurance at all, are the ones more likely to be diagnosed with advanced forms of cancer. The reason is simple: they're less likely to receive p

Forget flowers or candy for Mother's Day. Health insurance may be an unconventional gift idea, but it's one that health care advocates say moms are asking for, including cancer patient Roberta Mahoney in Reno. She's one of the 17 million women in the U.S. without healthcare. When she lost coverage

Carson City, NV - Now that Nevada caucuses will be among the first in the nation, making it a major early battleground for presidential contenders, there's a push on to get the candidates to address health care and financial security. Voters across the Silver State are being asked to take a pledge

Las Vegas, NV - If you are one of the more than 17 percent of Nevadans without health insurance, this week is dedicated to helping you. Today kicks off “Covering the Uninsured Week,” and Mark Jolley with Health Access America says that means reaching out to more than 420,000 adults and

Federal lawmakers are looking at renewing a children's health insurance program that covers 29,000 Nevada kids, and a new study finds that coverage is less and less likely to come from employers. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Andy Hyman says low-income working families are three times less li

Nevada lawmakers will be taking up bills today aimed at ratcheting down the high cost of prescription drugs. One measure would require drug companies to report payments and gifts they give to Nevada doctors. Assemblyman Marcus Conklin, sponsor of the bill, says consumers want relief at the checkou

Kids prefer candy – but Congress could give the best Valentine of all, according to physicians groups and children’s advocates. A federal children’s health insurance law is up for renewal in Congress, with hearings this week. Comments from Nancy Whitman, director of Nevada Coverin

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