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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.

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Public News Service - NV: LGBTQIA Issues

LAS VEGAS - It's now up to the U.S. Senate to decide whether the time has come to lift the ban on allowing gays to serve openly in the military. Nevada supporters of lifting the ban spent the Memorial Day weekend celebrating their victory in the U.S. House, and thanking Congresswomen Shelley Berkley

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Local legal experts say one big side effect of the economic downturn is that little things are more likely to get you fired these days in Nevada. If your boss tells you to do something you might object to, Las Vegas employment lawyer Keith Lyons' advice is to do it, unless it's ill

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Gov. Gibbons and former New York Gov. Pataki kicked off the week pushing to rework the federal health care reform bill, but lawmakers in Carson City got a different message yesterday. Jon Sasser, statewide advocacy director for Legal Service, paraphrased Vice-President Joe Biden, t

LAS VEGAS, NEV. - President Obama spent Thursday promoting the benefits of the nation's new health care reform plan as Congress worked on the final details of reconciliation. Deborah Jaquith, communications director for AARP-Nevada, says the plan provides some immediate relief to seniors and other

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Governor Jim Gibbons called lawmakers into special session today and proposed at least 40 ways to cut the state's budget in order to reduce an estimated $887 million deficit. However, he is getting sharp criticism and plenty of messages from those who say he is trying to balance

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - More than 50 leaders and organizations in his home state sent a letter late Monday to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), asking him to use his influence to make sure Congress produces a health care package that is affordable to people who are now uninsured. In their view, th

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Today is it. In the U.S. Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to lay out a final compromise for health care reform. Reaching that compromise meant throwing out amendments, like one that would have allowed consumers in Nevada and the nation to purchase less expensive, impo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Today's Black Friday shopping has a new twist: In addition to "door-buster" sales, holiday shoppers in Las Vegas will be greeted by health advocates, who say spending at a local store could work against health care reform. Michael Ginsburg, community organizer with the Progressiv

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