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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - NV: Urban Planning/Transportation

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada has a new solar energy plant, and this week, the nation's new president is being urged by environmental groups to keep the nation moving toward a cleaner and safer energy future. The state's newest solar generated power plant near Boulder City went online Thursday, but N

Las Vegas, NV – Some states are better positioned than others to profit from the Obama administration's plan to create 3.7 million jobs by investing in clean energy, and experts say Nevada should be in the 'green.' Howard Watts with the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada(PLAN) says the

Las Vegas, NV – It's a hearing on a proposal to build a small rail line, but it's expected to draw big protests today because the Caliente Rail Line would carry tens of thousands of tons of toxic nuclear waste. You had to sign up two weeks in advance to speak at this hearing, but that isn't st

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada drivers are forking over as much as six percent of their income when they fuel up their cars, according to a new report. The United States has a 21-million-barrel-per-day oil habit, and the Natural Resources Defense Council report spells out just how much this is costing

Reno, NV – There's growing support for sustainable growth in northern Nevada, according to a new survey being released today. It shows a majority of voters want lawmakers to balance growth plans with natural resources. Pam Galloway is with Voices For a Sustainable Washoe County, the group th

Las Vegas, NV – The nation lost plenty of its wide open spaces this year, and defenders of wild areas could have their work cut out for them again in 2008. A new report (from the U.S. Forest Service) estimates that the United States loses four acres of open space per minute. With that in mind

New Orleans, LA - Human Rights Week takes on a whole new meaning as protesters from Nevada join others from around the nation in New Orleans in an effort to block the bulldozing of 4,000 structurally sound housing units ordered by the federal government. Loyola Law professor Bill Quigley knows som

Las Vegas, NV – A new study ranks Nevada 36th in the nation when it comes to global warming pollution. It doesn't sound too bad, until you consider that this sparsely-populated state creates more greenhouse gases than a host of developing nations. Dan Geary of the National Environmental Trus

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