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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

The Fate Of Reno’s Space Whale Is Unclear

8/22/2019
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The Space Whale, which is currently located by the BELIEVE sign on Reno’s city plaza, may need to find a new home soon. The sculpture's lease is up at the end of this month. ThisisReno ’s Bob Conrad, who has been following this story, met with KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck to discuss what the possible next steps are.

Duration:00:02:53

2020 Dems Are Keeping Nevada Top Of Mind In Race For White House

8/21/2019
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There’s still a little more than six months until Nevada’s Democratic Caucus, but already candidates have crisscrossed the state drumming up support wherever they can. KUNR’s Paul Boger spoke with Megan Messerly , the lead 2020 reporter for the Nevada Independent , to get the latest on the campaigns and to find out what they must do to carry the Silver State.

Duration:00:05:26

Tahoe Summit Draws Concern For Wildfire Threat In Basin

8/21/2019
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During Tuesday’s annual Tahoe Summit, big political names from Nevada and California touted Lake Tahoe’s clarity, and efforts to keep it clear. However, this year, the focus shifted to the forests beyond the shores.

Duration:00:01:38

Reviewing Code Red Procedures For Washoe County Schools

8/17/2019
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Last week, Galena High School in South Reno was ordered into a code red lockdown after a concerned parent called law enforcement to report a perceived threat. The lockdown was quickly lifted but caused a lot of concern. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano sat down with Irene Payne, a district spokesperson, to break down what a code red means, along with discussing student and parent procedures.

Duration:00:04:41

The Legal History Of Language Access Services

8/16/2019
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Hospitals and clinics are federally required to provide language assistance services for individuals who speak or understand limited English. However, a study on health disparities found that nearly one-third of hospitals in the country do not provide interpretation services. Our bilingual reporter Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez helps us understand these laws and what they mean for individuals.

Duration:00:04:16

A Bilingual Therapist’s Call For Greater Access To Mental Healthcare

8/16/2019
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Finding the right therapist can be challenging. The search can be even more difficult for Spanish-speakers due to limited resources and cultural stigma. Our reporter Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez spoke with Frank Lemus, a bilingual licensed therapist in Reno, about these challenges.

Duration:00:04:27

Learning Spanish And Inclusion As A Third Grader

8/16/2019
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In Washoe County, school started this week and some classrooms are back to learning in Spanish. Kaleb Fikes is one of those students. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano visited his family to learn more about their experience with bilingual immersion .

Duration:00:05:04

Keeping Up With Language Interpretation Demand

8/15/2019
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In Nevada, there's a growing need for medical interpretation and translation services from English to Spanish in local hospitals and clinics. So, how are we keeping up? KUNR’s Jazmin Orozco-Rodriguez reports.

Duration:00:05:47

Time & Place: Diversity In Reno's Schools

8/15/2019
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It may not feel like fall out there yet, but for students throughout our region, summer vacation is over and school is back in session. In this episode of “Time & Place,” historian Alicia Barber takes a look back at the development of Reno’s public schools and some of the neighborhoods they served.

Duration:00:03:36

The Art Of Racing In The Rain

8/14/2019
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A film based on the best-selling book.

Duration:00:02:09

Stopping Your Meds

8/14/2019
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It may take weeks for the medication to begin working.

Duration:00:01:07

Is The Robotic Revolution Upon Us?

8/14/2019
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For nearly a century, they’ve been at the forefront of science fiction. They’ve been both heroes and villains. Sometimes they’re highly sophisticated and intelligent, while others are a bit more bumbling and even neurotic. We’re talking, of course, about robots.

Duration:00:21:00

The Farewell

8/9/2019
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A movie based on an actual lie.

Duration:00:02:08

Stop Trying To Do It All

8/9/2019
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Choose where you spend your time with care.

Duration:00:01:06

Recent Shootings Raise Questions About Nevada's Gun Laws

8/6/2019
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The recent mass shootings in Texas, Ohio and California have, once again, raised concerns about gun laws around the country. Case in point: the Gilroy shooting, which left three people dead and a dozen more injured at a festival last month. According to police, the shooter used a semi-automatic rifle, known as a WASR 10, purchased legally at a gun shop in Fallon before it was taken across state lines to California where that firearm is banned.

Duration:00:04:35

The Lion King

8/1/2019
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A look at the new version of "The Lion King."

Duration:00:02:11

Don't Worry About Grades

8/1/2019
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Good grades in college don't predict success.

Duration:00:01:12

How Northern Nevada Kept Its Cool

8/1/2019
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Summertime in Northern Nevada can really bring the heat. Fortunately, for most of us, cooling down is as easy as heading to the refrigerator. But it wasn’t always so easy for our region’s residents to chill out in the hot weather, as historian Alicia Barber explains in this episode of “Time & Place.”

Duration:00:03:37

The Life Of A 'Starving Artist' In Nevada

8/1/2019
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Reno is home to many artists, some who paint, some who draw, and even those who perform on the streets to try and earn some extra cash, or in hopes of making a living. Hannah Mills, a reporter for Reno Youth Radio, met with painter Erik Holland at his apartment in the Riverside Artist Lofts. She hoped to learn a little bit more about the life of an artist in her hometown. Here in The Biggest Little City In The World, there is a building tucked in the depths of downtown called the Riverside...

Duration:00:04:10

Drone Infrastructure Flying Through Critical Urban Testing

7/31/2019
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These days, drones are everywhere--from the ones you can buy at your local Costco to news drones giving birds' eye views of sporting events. Soon, you'll even be able to get your Amazon deliveries with the company's "Prime Air" drone fleet.

Duration:00:04:35