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News Director Michael Hagerty and his guests take your calls Friday mornings from 9-10 am. KUNR produces this weekly show to take you in-depth on news stories in northern Nevada and northeastern California.

News Director Michael Hagerty and his guests take your calls Friday mornings from 9-10 am. KUNR produces this weekly show to take you in-depth on news stories in northern Nevada and northeastern California.
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Reno, NV

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News Director Michael Hagerty and his guests take your calls Friday mornings from 9-10 am. KUNR produces this weekly show to take you in-depth on news stories in northern Nevada and northeastern California.

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English

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KUNR Mail Stop 0294 University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV 89557-0294 (866) 723-5867


Episodes

Nevada Signs Drone Development Deal With Alberta, Canada

5/19/2018
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Nevada has a new partner in the development of unmanned aerial vehicles — the Canadian province of Alberta. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly reports.

Duration:00:00:49

Introducing Priced Out: A Podcast on Affordable Housing

5/18/2018
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Introducing Priced Out: A Podcast on Affordable Housing

Duration:00:02:24

Exhibition Honors Genoa Artist Hans Meyer-Kassel

5/18/2018
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The works of artist Hans Meyer-Kassel have hung in universities, homes and even castles around the world, and now many are on display at the Nevada Museum of Art. Meyer-Kassel settled in Genoa, where he lived the last chapter of his life, and captured the beauty of the area. Our reporter Holly Hutchings has more.

Duration:00:04:55

Nevada Casinos Growing As Events Businesses

5/18/2018
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With more casinos popping up across the country, Reno properties are chasing diverse types of non-gaming revenue. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the story.

Duration:00:00:54

Nevada's Housing Boom: Then & Now

5/18/2018
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The median sales price of a single-family home in Reno is now higher than it was during the peak of the housing boom just before the Great Recession. This surge in pricing is reminding many in the region of the thriving market of the mid-2000s, as well as the devastation the ensuing crash caused to Northern Nevada.

Duration:00:04:43

Setting Goals

5/17/2018
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No matter your age, your satisfaction in life hinges on continuing to create personal goals.

Duration:00:02:26

"Life Of The Party"

5/17/2018
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A look at the new film starring Melissa McCarthy.

Duration:00:02:26

Summer Boredom

5/17/2018
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What to do when your kids complain of boredom this summer.

Duration:00:02:05

Preserving The Tools Of The Trade: Elko's Cowboy Arts And Gear Museum

5/17/2018
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Dedicated to preserving the tools, traditions and culture of the old west, the Cowboy Arts and Gear Museum opened its doors in Downtown Elko earlier this year. The museum houses a large collection of antiques including bits, spurs and bridles, but mostly, it focuses on the art of saddle making and one of the craft’s greatest practitioners, G-S Garcia. Housed in a building Garcia built as a shop and showroom in the early 1900’s, Museum Director Jan Peterson takes us on a tour…

Duration:00:03:50

Exhibition Honors Genoa Artist Hans Meyer-Kassel

5/17/2018
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The works of artist Hans Meyer-Kassel have hung in universities, homes and even castles around the world, and now many are on display at the Nevada Museum of Art. Meyer-Kassel settled in Genoa, where he lived the last chapter of his life, and captured the beauty of the area. Our reporter Holly Hutchings has more.

Duration:00:04:57

As Reno Rents Rise, UNR Students Feel The Burden

5/16/2018
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In the last few years, the University of Nevada, Reno, saw a spike in enrollment even as nationwide numbers decline. But with that increase in students comes another problem; where are they all supposed to live? And as Reno Public Radio's Jacob Solis reports, the answer is not so simple.

Duration:00:03:07

Canadian Timber Tariffs Raising Local Construction Costs

5/15/2018
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Tariffs enacted on softwood lumber imported from Canada are helping create a "perfect storm" of escalating construction costs in Northern Nevada. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

Duration:00:01:10

Realtors: Reno-Sparks Median Home Price At $374K

5/15/2018
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New home listings in Washoe County for April were down 13 percent from a year ago. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly reports.

Duration:00:00:58

For Many, Housing Insecurity Means Food Insecurity

5/15/2018
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A new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts found that rents have been rising faster than incomes. Many families have a hard time paying for housing and buying food. Our reporter Anh Gray checks in with the head of the region’s food bank to see how housing security is linked to food security.

Duration:00:04:42

Airport Rehearsal Day Helps Kids With Autism Fly

5/14/2018
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The Reno-Tahoe International Airport will soon host Wings For All, a program that provides an airport rehearsal day designed to help children with autism and their families learn to navigate air travel. Our reporter Holly Hutchings has more.

Duration:00:02:02

Food Pantry Prescription Program Helps Patients Get Better Nutrition

5/14/2018
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People who are considered rent burdened spend roughly a third of their income on housing. This leaves many families with less for other essentials like food or healthcare. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports there’s a program that is helping low-income people battling illnesses get the nutrition they need. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada has partnered with local agencies like Renown Health and the community health center Northern Nevada HOPES on the Prescription Pantry Program. The goal is...

Duration:00:01:46

High Rents Can Mean Less Money For Food

5/13/2018
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High rent prices in Reno are placing many people in financially dire situations. With more of their income going to housing, families may have less to spend on essentials, like food. Our reporter Anh Gray visits a local food pantry to find out how the housing crunch is affecting people in the community. St. Francis of Assisi Food Pantry is just a stone’s throw from the Peppermill Resort Hotel in Reno. Cindy Becher opened the pantry about two years ago. An hour before the door opens, there’s...

Duration:00:04:49

Reno-Sparks Visitor Revenue Is Up

5/13/2018
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Taxable room revenues are up this spring in the Reno-Sparks area. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the story.

Duration:00:00:53

Truckee Commercial Cannabis Delivery Rolls Forward

5/12/2018
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Commercial cannabis delivery in Truckee has moved one step closer to reality. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the story.

Duration:00:01:00

Nevada Casinos Hit $1 Billion In Win For Three Months

5/11/2018
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Nevada casinos have now reported three consecutive months when total win exceeded a billion dollars. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly breaks down the numbers.

Duration:00:00:51

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