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PNS Daily Newscast - June 24, 2019 


No military strikes, but President Trump sticks to tough talk against Iran. Also on our Monday rundown: Staying in jail may depend on where you live. Plus, summer is here – will national parks be ready?

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Public News Service - NV: Civil Rights

Carson City, NV – Under current law, hospitals can deny gay Nevadans visits with their ailing partners, and transgender people can be denied medical treatment and descriminated against when seeking work. State lawmakers are currently debating three measures that would change these scenarios.

Las Vegas, NV – They have been called the Silver State's Sleeping Giant: the more than 190,000 eligible registered Hispanic voters in Nevada. Politicians of every political stripe are working to win them over in the final hours before the Nov. 4 election. Nevada is ranked number seven in the

Las Vegas, NV – The clock is ticking for an estimated 20,000 Nevadans who have paid their debts to society and have a chance to regain their right to vote, in time for the upcoming presidential election. Under a new state law, most people who have served their time for non-violent offenses can

Las Vegas, NV – Important legal deadlines can be missed if it takes you a month to sit down with your lawyer. But a new system will allow rural Nevadans to participate in face-to-face meetings with attorneys who are miles away. Jim Vilt, directing attorney for Nevada Legal Services' Las Vegas

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

Carson City, NV – Democracy and freedom depend on the legal system, and the ability of everyday citizens to access that system. To that end, Nevadans are getting some free nuts-and-bolts advice this fall at the "People's Law School." Attorney Ann Price McCarthy says it's a chance to find out e

A Nevada Web site designed for legal help won national recognition this week. The Webby Awards are also known as the "Oscars of the Internet," and Wayne Pressel with Nevada Legal Services says NevadaLawHelp.org snagged a Webby because it allows Nevadans to answer legal questions and even defend th

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