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PNS Daily Newscast - August 3, 2020 


Negotiations to resume today on a COVID-19 relief package; advocates brace for surge in homeless Americans.


2020Talks - August 3, 2020 


Concerns about U.S. Postal Service delays and voter intimidation from voting rights advocates. Plus, Joe Biden calls for emergency housing legislation.

Public News Service - NV: Oceans

The zero-waste movement encourages consumers to avoid individually wrapped items. (Dodgerton Skillhause/Morguefile)

RENO, Nev. -- Statistics show the average Nevadan creates more than 38 tons of trash each year. And now students at the University of Nevada-Reno are joining in a global movement to create a world without waste. They held a workshop on sustainability this weekend to get people thinking about how t

LAS VEGAS - There have been numerous hearings in Nevada and Utah, but today is the first and only chance for urban dwellers in Las Vegas to have their say on the proposed $4 billion Las Vegas water pipeline. Launce Rake, board member of the Great Basin Water Network, says that when record high une

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the oil spill disaster in the Gulf needs to be addressed, and he set July 4 as the deadline for committee chairs to come up with recommendations for a comprehensive energy package. Pew Environment Group Nevada representative Dan Geary says bo

LAS VEGAS - Who will pay for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? That's a major question as Congress is set to begin holding hearings on the spill tomorrow. Nevada Sierra Club volunteer Brian Fadie says he does not want to see local taxpayers holding the bag when it comes time to pay for

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