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PNS Daily Newscast - April 18, 2019 


The DOJ and Bill Barr said to plan on Mueller time – without Mueller. Also on the Thursday rundown: The Keystone State considers cap and trade. Plus, the RECLAIM Act aims to invest in coal communities.

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Public News Service - NV: Civil Rights

LAS VEGAS – Congress tackled the issue of faulty medical devices this week, hearing testimony on Wednesday about whether Nevadans and people in other states should have the right to sue for damages in such cases. In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court gave manufacturers immunity from lawsuits for an

LAS VEGAS - For the second time, Nevada's governor and state lawmakers are getting a report card today for their record this past session on bills concerning racial equity. Michael Ginsburg, southern Nevada director for the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, says the Legislature's two house

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Las Vegas judge says he's going to take his time deciding on a trespassing case that could have international ramifications. That's the word from Clark County Judge William Jansen after he heard testimony from some big names, including former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, i

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. - 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. - You probably don't send a thank-you note when you get a lump of coal as a present, so it appears the Blackstone Group won't be responding to protestors who delivered a chunk of it to their office last week. Sierra Club activist Michele Burkett, Mesquite, traveled from Nevada to New

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Attorneys throughout the state are marking the first-ever National Pro Bono Celebration week, organized to heighten awareness of what is often called the "justice gap," in which 50 million people across the country can't afford legal help for civil court issues. The Celebration wil

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