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Economists say coronavirus disaster declarations may be the quickest path to reopening; militia groups use virus, Independence Day to recruit followers.

2020Talks - July 3, 2020 


Trump visits South Dakota's Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore today; nearby tribal leaders object, citing concerns over COVID-19 and a fireworks display. Plus, voter registration numbers are down from this time in 2016.

Public News Service - NV: Water

LAS VEGAS - Who will pay for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? That's a major question as Congress is set to begin holding hearings on the spill tomorrow. Nevada Sierra Club volunteer Brian Fadie says he does not want to see local taxpayers holding the bag when it comes time to pay for

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Environmentalists, local union members and volunteers kicked off Earth Day early in Nevada with a Las Vegas clean-up effort aimed at protecting the area's drinking water. Public Services officials just completed weighing all the trash that volunteers pulled from the Flamingo Wash,

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 - 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

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - While the headlines have been filled with lawyers and public officials reacting to the state court ruling in the Las Vegas water pipeline case, little attention has been paid to the ranchers who filed the suit along with the Great Basin Water Network. Nevada 7th Judicial District J

LAS VEGAS - In an effort to blow the whistle on what they're calling "fraudulent tactics" to strike down clean energy legislation, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and other non-profit groups have joined together to launch the "polluter fraud hot line." Adam Kolton with the NWF says the hot

LAS VEGAS - Protestors are expected to arrive by the busload at a key hearing today on whether the multi-billion dollar Las Vegas water pipeline should go forward. The hearing follows a surprise water-sharing agreement last week between Utah and Nevada that is crucial for the pipeline. Some Utah res

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans have their chance to comment today on the proposed 670-mile Ruby pipeline that backers say will meet growing demand for natural gas in the Silver State. However, according to Rose Strickland with the public lands committee of the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, it's de

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