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PNS Daily Newscast - November 14, 2019 


New evidence arises from the first impeachment hearing; one in four federal student loan borrowers defaults early on; and growing proof that vaping isn't the healthy alternative it was thought to be.

2020Talks - November 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Public News Service - NV: Water

Las Vegas, NV – It's a first of its kind shutdown order over mercury emissions, and it involves a mine that E.P.A. data indicates has been the biggest mercury polluter in the United States. The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection ordered the shutdown of the roasters at the mine on Wedn

Las Vegas, NV – They don't call it the Silver State for nothing. Nevadans are hoping a Senate committee will remember the economic benefits of mining, as well as other local concerns, as it considers an update of the 1872 Hardrock Mining Law. The House already passed its version, and Nevadans

Las Vegas, NV – The typical Nevada household is sitting on a "hidden oasis" of water that could save them money -- if they'd only tap into it. That's the finding of a study released today by the Pacific Institute. It estimates that single family homes in the Las Vegas area use about 100 gallon

A new study says the proposed Las Vegas Water Pipeline could end up costing people in rural Nevada and Utah a bundle, and at least one Indian tribe is ready to sue about the issue. The peer-reviewed study, in this month's Bioscience magazine, says if the state approves the pipeline and other proje

Las Vegas, NV - A first-of-its-kind study says predictions about hard rock mining's impact on water quality are not what they were cracked up to be. The study looked at predictions mine operators made about water quality, and then investigated in later years to see if they were accurate. Study auth

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