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Nevada Public Radio presents the latest editions of our popular features: Food for Thought, Nevada Yesterdays, Along the Way, and Desert Bloom. Want the inside dope on Las Legas living? Subscribe to this feed.

Nevada Public Radio presents the latest editions of our popular features: Food for Thought, Nevada Yesterdays, Along the Way, and Desert Bloom. Want the inside dope on Las Legas living? Subscribe to this feed.
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Las Vegas, NV

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Nevada Public Radio presents the latest editions of our popular features: Food for Thought, Nevada Yesterdays, Along the Way, and Desert Bloom. Want the inside dope on Las Legas living? Subscribe to this feed.

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Episodes

Laxalt, Part 3

8/22/2018
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From Governor to Senator – Paul Laxalt, who died on August 6th, helped shape the Nevada we know today.

Duration:00:07:34

Laxalt, Part 2

8/22/2018
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From Governor to Senator – Paul Laxalt, who died on August 6th, helped shape the Nevada we know today.

Duration:00:04:29

Laxalt, Part 1

8/22/2018
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As Nevada’s Governor from 1967 to 1971, Paul Laxalt understood the old ways of the state and helped shape the new.

Duration:00:04:18

Silver Slipper, Part 1

8/9/2018
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The Silver Slipper may have slipped into the past – but the stories about it are still around. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan with Nevada Yesterdays.

Duration:00:03:53

Monsoon Season

7/27/2018
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There’s upside and downside for your yard in Monsoon season – Norm Schilling’s been taking a look.

Duration:00:02:27

Aphids

7/13/2018
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Aphids come out in their thousands whenever temperatures are above 50°. They’re kind of amazing; you may see none on your plants one day, and an infestation the next.

Duration:00:03:59

Andrew Johnson, Part II

7/9/2018
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Historians ponder over James Nye when looking at the impeachment of Andrew Johnson. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan with Nevada Yesterdays.

Duration:00:03:59

Andrew Johnson, Part I

6/28/2018
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It’s been 150 years since our country’s first presidential impeachment - and Nevada had a role in it.

Duration:00:03:59

Bobby Kennedy

6/22/2018
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From Esmerelda County to Grant Sawyer... a look back at Robert Kennedy’s ties to Nevada.

Duration:00:04:14

Bio Diversity

6/12/2018
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Norm’s been cheering on a hummingbird family in recent weeks. He’ll tell us about that ahead.

Duration:00:02:59

Eddy Arnold

6/5/2018
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When one legendary singer helped create the “Nashville Sound” – he brought it to Las Vegas.

Duration:00:03:46

Pest Control

5/31/2018
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Whenever we ask you for your garden issues you tell us pests! Norm Schilling makes the connections between a diverse environment in your own back yard and pest control.

Duration:00:11:03

Reno's Birthday

5/24/2018
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The city of Reno got its start with a railroad auction. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan.

Duration:00:04:07

Ed Fike

5/15/2018
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A recent obituary didn’t get quite the attention we thought it deserved, so we wanted to talk a bit about the recent death of Ed Fike. To a lot of present-day Nevadans, you might say, Who? For those who have been around here a while—and those, like me, who spent a lot of time in politics—the name mattered a lot.Merlin “Ed” Fike was born in Missouri in 1925. After serving in the Marines during World War II, he moved to Nevada. He started Lawyers Title of Las Vegas and Nevada Escrow Service....

Duration:00:03:43

Warm Season Edibles

4/28/2018
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If you plan to grow your own salad in our desert environment this summer, it might be a good idea to get started early.

Duration:00:03:32

Vegas PBS

4/27/2018
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A lot has changed for the station that gave Nevada its first glimpse of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan with Nevada Yesterdays.

Duration:00:05:38

Fragrance

4/19/2018
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We can only describe them here . . . plants for your sense of smell.

Duration:00:03:32

Weird Winter

2/8/2018
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It’s been feeling like Spring. Norm Schilling has his list for a yard that is acting like spring. Norm Schilling has a to do list of yard assignments that doesn’t include a prediction on the weather.

Duration:00:13:14

Becky Harris, Part 2

2/2/2018
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Last time, we talked about Becky Harris becoming the first woman to chair the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and only the second woman ever to serve on the board. And we thought you might like to know how the board came to be.

Duration:00:03:29

Becky Harris

1/26/2018
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t was a sign of the times when Nevada legislators created a control board. Here’s Senator Richard Bryan.

Duration:00:03:32