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Robin Holabird reviews movies for KUNR. A former radio news reporter, Robin appreciates the KUNR format explores stories in depth. Robin's reviews have aired on KUNR for more than 30 years. You can hear them each Friday morning at 5:35 and 7:35.

Robin Holabird reviews movies for KUNR. A former radio news reporter, Robin appreciates the KUNR format explores stories in depth. Robin's reviews have aired on KUNR for more than 30 years. You can hear them each Friday morning at 5:35 and 7:35.
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Reno, NV

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Robin Holabird reviews movies for KUNR. A former radio news reporter, Robin appreciates the KUNR format explores stories in depth. Robin's reviews have aired on KUNR for more than 30 years. You can hear them each Friday morning at 5:35 and 7:35.

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KUNR Mail Stop 0294 University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV 89557-0294 (775) 682-6062


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Los Dueños De Negocios Protegidos Por DACA Todavía Están En El Limbo

11/21/2018
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Read and listen in English Según los últimos datos de los Servicios de Inmigración de los Estados Unidos, hay más de 2,500 (dos mil quinientos) beneficiarios de DACA viviendo en el norte de Nevada y en el área rural de Nevada. Desde el comienzo, el programa, ha protegido a sus beneficiarios contra la deportación. Pero desde el año pasado, las personas indocumentadas que fueron traídas a los Estados Unidos cuando eran niños han estado viviendo en un limbo legislativo, después de que la...

Duration:00:06:27

Looking Back At The 1918 Flu Pandemic

11/21/2018
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Every autumn, we brace ourselves for the onset of another flu season. In this segment of Time & Place , historian Alicia Barber takes us back one hundred years, when one of the biggest influenza pandemics in history had western Nevada in its grip.

Duration:00:03:27

‘Blockchain Basics’ Certificate Program Introduced At UNR Extended Studies

11/21/2018
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The Extended Studies program at the University of Nevada, Reno has announced a new professional development certification program: Blockchain Basics. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Duration:00:00:47

Reno Program Catches Families Teetering Near Homelessness

11/20/2018
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For some, an unexpected family emergency is all it takes to eat up the rent budget, pushing these families close to homelessness. A program from the Reno Housing Authority is meant to catch them before they get there. KUNR’s Holly Hutchings has more.

Duration:00:01:32

How One Nevada School Grows Thanksgiving From Scratch

11/20/2018
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Farmers across the country have been preparing to harvest turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday. One school in Smith Valley is raising its own turkeys as a way to teach students how food gets from the farm to the plate. KUNR’s Bree Zender reports.

Duration:00:02:59

New Apartments Coming To Sparks Marina

11/19/2018
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New apartments are set to open next year on the Sparks Marina shoreline. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Duration:00:00:50

TMCC Launches Cyber-Physical Factory

11/10/2018
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Nevada is jumping ahead of the tech curve after the opening of an Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing Lab at Truckee Meadows Community College. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Duration:00:00:54

Report: $1 Billion In Nevada Cannabis Tax Revenue Likely By 2024

11/9/2018
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Nevada could gather more than $1 billion from the marijuana industry by 2024, according to an industry group's recent economic analysis. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

Duration:00:01:03

A Nevada Prison Doctor's View From The Inside

11/8/2018
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To pay back a medical school scholarship, Dr. Karen Gedney was required to work four years in an underserved area, and she got assigned to the Northern Nevada Correctional Center back in the 80's. It's a medium security facility outside of Carson City. Gedney ended up staying her whole career. She says the job was a 'calling' that provided her the chance to be a real healer. Her new book, 30 Years Behind Bars, chronicles her experiences as a prison doc, and KUNR’s Holly Hutchings spoke...

Duration:00:04:38

Five Takeaways From Nevada’s 2018 Midterms

11/8/2018
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The 2018 Midterm Election is over, and it appears that Nevada saw a significant Blue Wave roll over the state. To talk about some of the results, KUNR’s Bree Zender spoke with Senior Political Reporter Paul Boger to breakdown the election.

Duration:00:05:36

The Future Of Lime In Reno

11/8/2018
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Lime, the owner of the dockless bike-sharing program, is holding off on launching a new fleet of bikes in Reno, due to theft and vandalism. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Duration:00:01:07

BuzzFeed Reporter Highlights National And Local Immigration Issues

11/8/2018
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President Trump recently announced plans to end birthright citizenship, which grants citizenship to any child born on U.S. soil, including children of undocumented immigrants. KUNR’s Karina Gonzalez recently sat down with BuzzFeed News reporter, Adolfo Flores, to talk about immigration issues including the migrant caravan.

Duration:00:04:35

Democrats Win Big In Nevada Midterm Elections

11/7/2018
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Democrats in Nevada saw big wins across the Silver State on election night, winning several statewide offices including U.S. Senate and governor. KUNR’s Paul Boger has more.

Duration:00:04:06

PLAN Honors First-Time Latino Voters

11/7/2018
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PLAN, the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada put together a rally honoring first time Latino Voters in Reno. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano checked it out.

Duration:00:02:03

Some Details On Adam Laxalt's Platform, Via GOP Rep. Jill Tolles

11/5/2018
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Over the past few weeks, KUNR has been airing interviews with several candidates for political office across the state. However, there are a few voices that have been missing , namely the Republican candidate for governor, Adam Laxalt. KUNR was unable to schedule a sit-down with the candidate despite repeated requests. As part of an effort to learn more about his stance on the issues, KUNR's Paul Boger spoke with another prominent Republican, Assemblywoman Jill Tolles of Reno, to talk...

Duration:00:11:10

Newsom, Democrats Poised For Wins In California

11/5/2018
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Nevada is not the only state that'll be holding major elections up and down the ballot. To the West, voters in California are also set to decide who will lead their state for the next four years. KUNR's Paul Boger spoke with Alexei Koseff , a political reporter at the Sacramento Bee , to get the latest on the some of the high profile campaigns there.

Duration:00:09:09

Reaching Out To Young Voters At UNR

11/5/2018
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Statistics show 18 to 29-year-olds in the U.S. are the least likely to vote in an election. That’s according to the United States Election Project, a group the gathers information about the nation’s electoral system. In an effort to reverse that trend, students at the University of Nevada, Reno are actively working to encourage their classmates to vote during Nevada’s 2018 midterm elections. As contributor Lucia Starbuck explains, student volunteers say there is no excuse for other students...

Duration:00:02:45

Lorton: Mayor, Council Not Doing Enough On Homelessness, Debt

11/5/2018
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Reno, like most cities in the West, has seen a growing number of homeless individuals. KUNR's Paul Boger spoke with Reno Mayoral Candidate Eddie Lorton about those issues ahead of Election Day.

Duration:00:13:49

The Pros And Cons Of Question Three

11/5/2018
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Currently, there are only 14 states in the U.S. that run a retail electric utility market, meaning, they allow consumers to choose from whom they want to buy their power. But Nevada could become the 15th state if voters pass a ballot initiative known as Question Three. Supporters say the move would create competition that would drive prices down and bolster innovation. Opponents say the uncertainty of a deregulated market could wreak havoc on the state.

Duration:00:15:48

Photo Essay: Therapy Dogs Provide Support At Airport

12/14/2017
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Paws 4 Passengers is a non-profit organization that uses nationally registered therapy dogs to comfort the traveling public and employees at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno. They will be volunteering often during the busy holiday season as the airport will be packed with busy and anxious visitors. "This program is important because it has a calming effect on people. The children are happy. They're not calm. They are excited when they see our dogs, but it has a calming effect...

Duration:00:01:07