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PNS Daily Newscast - July 2, 2020 


The White House says no response is planned to reported Russian bounties on U.S. troops; House Democrats unveil an ambitious plan to curb climate change.

2020Talks - July 1, 2020 


Colorado, Utah and Oklahoma all finished up their elections Tuesday, and Medicaid expansion in OK appears to have passed. And, a Supreme Court ruling could open the door for more public money to religious institutions.

Public News Service - NV: Urban Planning/Transportation

PHOTO: A statewide media blitz under way is focused on reducing traffic deaths at Nevada intersections. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada's Department of Transportation (DOT) is hoping a statewide media campaign will help reduce traffic deaths at intersections. Meg Ragonese, DOT public information officer, said the "Intersection Safety Campaign" includes billboards, television and radio public service announ

PHOTO: Governor Brian Sandoval says Nevadans may judge future presidential candidates may be judged by their support for building an Interstate Highway between Las Vegas and Phoenix. Photo courtesy of the Nevada Department of Transportation.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is linking a proposed Interstate Highway from Las Vegas to Phoenix to the 2016 Presidential election. Sandoval has said that presidential candidates may be judged by Nevadans on their support for Interstate 11, which would connect the two cities. Damo

PHOTO: Emerald Bay, on the west side of Lake Tahoe, is just one of the scenic places caught in the debate between further development and preserving local air and water quality. Photo by Kurt B. Teuber for America's Byways.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - A federal judge has delayed major expansion of a Lake Tahoe area ski resort. Now, its neighbors are wondering what's next in the longtime controversy over the potential environmental impact of enlarging Homewood Mountain Resort. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit had challenged the devel

LAS VEGAS - State regulators have a decision to make this week concerning the electric power company NV Energy and the funding of energy-efficiency programs. It's a decision that some say could impact job growth in a key sector, clean energy. Recent studies have shown that sector is seeing the faste

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's up to state regulators to determine whether NV Energy, the state's largest utility, should be allowed to cut the size of its energy conservation investments in half. The utility's energy-saving programs serve 2.4 million customers and are expected to save them $450 million ove

LAS VEGAS - Business may be slow now, but a new study by the Sonoran Institute projects that Las Vegas could grow by another half million people before long... And it says a half dozen critical issues need to be addressed to deal with that growth. Looking back, the study says the valley was built on

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Nevada solar company is teaming up with thousands of other businesses nationwide to make the case that America needs to be a leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions. China and the United States are shooting for the same goal, according to Nick Restivo, business manager of Am

LAS VEGAS - The agreement between Nevada and Utah for a 50-50 split of Snake Valley groundwater could be ratified any day now, but there are concerns about the monitoring intended to protect the water supply. Congress requires the two states to come to agreement about how to divide the water before

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