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PNS Daily Newscast - April 1, 2020 


Nine cruise ships stranded as ports won't take them. Trump warns of tough two-week stretch. And rent is due, even in midst of COVID-19.

2020Talks - April 1, 2020 


Instead of delaying in-person primaries and caucuses, Alaska, Hawai'i and Wyoming have cancelled them and switched to vote-by-mail. It's Trans Day of Visibility, and the two remaining Democrats showed their support on Twitter. And the Trump administration has rolled back protections for the transgender community.

Public News Service - NV: Census

The self-response online version of the census is set to begin on March 12, 2020. (Driftwood/AdobeStock)

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Civil rights advocates are moving forward with plans to promote the 2020 Census, relieved that the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the addition of a citizenship question by sending it back to the lower courts. The fear had been that such a question would deter many immigra

Nevada voting advocates call Monday's Supreme Court decision on state voting districts

LAS VEGAS - Voting-rights advocates are calling Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision "a huge victory for democracy," for keeping in place the system known as "one person, one vote." In the case, Evenwel v. Abbott, the plaintiffs had argued that states should be required to draw legislative distr

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's a simple formula: More time for after-school meals means more hungry children can be served. The latest census numbers show there is plenty of hunger to go around for kids in Nevada. According to the 2011 American Community Survey, 16.5 percent of children under 18 are living

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans need to work 2.5 minimum-wage jobs to be able to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment in the Silver State, according to a new study of housing affordability - or lack of it - by state. The Out of Reach 2010 report ranks Nevada just behind California as the worst two stat

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