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News & Politics Podcasts

Original stories from Reno Public Radio

Location:

Reno, NV

Description:

Original stories from Reno Public Radio

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

KUNR Today: Nevada preparing for Omicron variant, Unvaccinated NSHE employees face termination

12/2/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021.

Duration:00:04:51

KUNR Today: Washoe Co. School District offering COVID-19 testing, Gaps in vaccination rates persist

12/1/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

Duration:00:04:31

KUNR Today: Kid vaccine events in Washoe Co., Proposed ballot question could change Nev. elections

11/30/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.

Duration:00:04:38

Why did WCSD decide not to push back the bell schedule?

11/29/2021
The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees has decided not to move forward with changing the bell schedule for K-12 students. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck has been following this issue with Fiona Perreault, a student reporter with our youth media program. They spoke to News Director Michelle Billman about the community concerns that swayed this decision.

Duration:00:05:07

KUNR Today: WCSD keeps current bell schedule, Regional employment still lagging pre-pandemic levels

11/29/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.

Duration:00:04:49

One Small Step: Reno residents reflect on 9/11

11/24/2021
This fall, the nation honored the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. On the anniversary, two Reno residents who had never met before joined each other for a unique video call. Their discussion was part of One Small Step , a program to connect people who have different political values through dialogue.

Duration:00:04:08

Nellis Air Force Base hospital expands treatment to non-military patients

11/24/2021
The hospital at Nellis Air Force Base is the first in the Air Force to open its doors to non-military patients.

Duration:00:01:36

KUNR Today: Reno-Tahoe airport preps for holiday travel, Jan. 6 commission subpoenas two Nevadans

11/24/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021.

Duration:00:04:45

Nevada high school launches first Space Force JROTC program

11/23/2021
The U.S. Space Force established its first JROTC program in a Southern Nevada high school.

Duration:00:01:45

KUNR Today: Infrastructure bill funding wildfire prevention, International Basque festival postponed

11/23/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.

Duration:00:04:27

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on how federal infrastructure law could impact Nevada

11/22/2021
President Joe Biden recently signed a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill into law. KUNR’s Kaleb Roedel spoke with US Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto about where the money will go in Nevada and what it will do for the state’s recovery from the pandemic.

Duration:00:07:50

KUNR Today: State Senator Julia Ratti resigns, Wildfire has killed up to one-fifth of giant sequoias

11/22/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

Duration:00:04:51

'Belfast': Robin's movie review

11/20/2021
For this week’s Movie Minutes , KUNR entertainment reviewer Robin Holabird takes a look at a poignant film that explores a troubled time.

Duration:00:02:01

Sen. Rosen's takeaways from attending COP26 climate summit

11/19/2021
U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen was Nevada's sole Congressional representative during the recent COP 26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. The state's junior senator met with climate officials and world leaders to come up with ideas and solutions to solve climate challenges here at home.

Duration:00:08:41

KUNR Today: Nev. high school graduation rate dips, Controversial sheriff runs for re-election

11/19/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

Duration:00:03:30

Recap: Breaking down Nevada's redistricting process

11/18/2021
This week, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak approved new redistricting maps for the state after they were passed by lawmakers during a brief special session. To learn more, KUNR News Director Michelle Billman spoke with Riley Snyder of The Nevada Independent , who covered the session.

Duration:00:09:36

Reno bus drivers on strike for third time in recent months

11/18/2021
Reno bus drivers have returned to the picket line with new terms and a renewed intensity for their third strike in three months.

Duration:00:02:02

KUNR Today: Daily COVID cases declining in Washoe Co., Survey shows concerns over American democracy

11/18/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.

Duration:00:04:43

KUNR Today: Nevada approves new district maps, Mask mandates up for debate across Mountain West

11/17/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.

Duration:00:04:58

KUNR Today: Revisions made to proposed Nev. redistricting maps, Water returns to Little Washoe Lake

11/16/2021
Read or listen to the morning news headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.

Duration:00:04:33