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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd; we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend $10 million on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - NV: Environmental Justice

Las Vegas, NV – As 2009 began, there were three coal-fired power plants proposed for Nevada: the Ely Energy Center, the Toqoup plant, and the White Pine Energy Station. Today, however, it looks as though none of them may be built. A hearing on the White Pine project set for Tuesday was postp

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada has a new solar energy plant, and this week, the nation's new president is being urged by environmental groups to keep the nation moving toward a cleaner and safer energy future. The state's newest solar generated power plant near Boulder City went online Thursday, but N

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada's Native American tribes are denouncing a federal recommendation to triple the amount of nuclear waste to be sent to the Yucca Mountain Repository. Nevadans learned of the plan this week and Native Americans complain their members have been exposed to nuclear waste since

Las Vegas, NV – It's a hearing on a proposal to build a small rail line, but it's expected to draw big protests today because the Caliente Rail Line would carry tens of thousands of tons of toxic nuclear waste. You had to sign up two weeks in advance to speak at this hearing, but that isn't st

Las Vegas, NV – A Nevada tribe is offering to help the new administration keep watch over public lands. The Reno Sparks Indian Colony is offering President-elect Obama its help in providing security on Indian and other federally owned public lands. The tribe criticizes Bush Administration budg

Las Vegas, NV – The Bush administration just made Nevada's nuclear waste problem even bigger, according to environmentalists and Native American tribes who are looking to the Obama administration for solutions. Last week the director of the Energy Department's Civilian Radioactive Waste Progra

Las Vegas, NV - Action by Congress in late 2006 not only protected half a million acres of Nevada wilderness, but it also set an important conservation precedent for 2007 and beyond. It went down to the final hours for Congress to act, but earlier this month, lawmakers designated over 558,000 acre

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