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Commentary: Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich

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Reno, NV

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Dr. Jankovich has worked as a psychologist since 1974. She works with a range of problems including relationships, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, grief, trauma, and struggles with life transitions. Her commentaries air Thursdays at 5:35 and 7:35 am

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English

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


Episodes

Small Business Resource Guide Releases In Spanish

9/19/2017
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Senator Catherine Cortez Masto has released a small business resource guide in both English and Spanish. KUNR reporter Natalie Van Hoozer has more. Cortez Masto introduced the business guide to about 40 people at the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce last week. The booklet has information about topics that are confusing for many people, like federal grants and what advising agencies business owners can utilize. Common issues for business owners include lack of access to capital and providing...

Duration: 00:01:25


Local Food Bank Distributing Millions Of Meals As Hunger Persists

9/18/2017
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About one in seven Nevadans struggle with hunger. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada—or FBNN—distributes millions of pounds of food each year. The organization’s President and CEO Al Brislain says about 70 percent of the families they’re serving live in poverty. “I mean we’re seeing some really good jobs coming into Reno, and that’s great, but people who don’t have a skill, if they’re on the working end of a shovel, they’re not making that much,” Brislain explains. “And so if they’ve got a...

Duration: 00:04:44


Reno Council Moving Strip Clubs To Edge Of Town

9/16/2017
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The Reno City Council has voted to require adult businesses, like strip clubs, to move out of the downtown area to industrial zones closer to the edges of town. Our political reporter Paul Boger covered the marathon city council meeting where this decision took place and shared the details with our host Danna O'Connor. The move by city leaders came last night during a four-hour debate on the matter. Councilwoman Jenny Brekhus says this puts Reno in line with other cities around the nation....

Duration: 00:04:13


Folkloric Ballet Creates Connection To Ancestry

9/16/2017
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Folkloric ballet is a traditional Latin American dance that focuses on local folk culture with ballet characteristics. Reno Youth Radio reporter Veronica Garcia explores the significance of Mexican folkloric ballet and expresses her love for dance. Folkloric ballet is not just for a good time, but a good way to learn more of history. "Like many forms of art, dance is a special way people can represent something, even from their past," Garcia says. The male dancers wear silver suits and the...

Duration: 00:03:47


Meet Truckee Ski Prodigy Cody LaPlant

9/16/2017
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Reno-Tahoe has given rise to a lot of snow-sport Olympians. One of the up-and-coming athletes is a local Truckee student Cody LaPlant. He is a freshman in High School and a member of the US Ski Team. Reno Youth Radio’s Jacob Lee interviewed him about the pressures of school and performing at world-class snow sports. At 15 years old Cody is the youngest athlete on the US Ski. He told me he realized that he wanted to compete when he was just 9. “I didn’t really think of it as competition. I...

Duration: 00:02:16


Interview: UNR President Addresses Campus Diversity Post-Charlottesville

9/16/2017
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The University of Nevada, Reno has been dealing with the aftermath of recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia where one of its students was photographed participating in a white supremacist rally. The events have sparked broader conversations about diversity on campus -- and vocal criticism of the school's efforts, including the recent appointment of its chief diversity officer. It was a decision made by university president Marc Johnson, who spoke Thursday with our reporter Jacob Solis....

Duration: 00:04:45


Home Again

9/16/2017
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A look at the new film starring Reese Witherspoon.

Duration: 00:10:19


UNR Resignation Calls Diversity Efforts Into Question

9/14/2017
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Ever since a University of Nevada, Reno student was pictured at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last month, the university has been putting extra effort into touting its diversity. But behind the scenes, concerns are brewing that the administration’s diversity efforts are not as robust as they may seem. And, as Jacob Solis reports, a very public resignation is shining a spotlight on internal divisions. Iris West had worked at UNR for ten years when she decided to quit...

Duration: 00:04:18


Opinions Differ As Burning Man Evolves

9/14/2017
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Over the past several years, Burning Man as an event has faced criticism. Some believe that the festival has moved too far beyond its roots as a place for artists to display their work. Or where members of the – quote/un-quote – “counterculture” can find support. They argue that it’s become too corporate, a playground for the rich. Others, though, feel like the event is moving in a more sustainable direction. In the very center of Black Rock City stands the Temple of the Golden Spike, it’s...

Duration: 00:03:21


Crying It Out

9/14/2017
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There's a myth that if you pick up a crying baby too often, you will spoil it. Cheryl investigates.

Duration: 00:02:24


Spanking

9/14/2017
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Even after years of research showing that spanking has no positive outcomes for kids, people still argue in favor of using it.

Duration: 00:02:46


Nurture Your Marriage

9/14/2017
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Marriages don't just work because you love each other. You must nurture them.

Duration: 00:02:09


A Look At Nevada Women's Athletics Before Title IX

9/14/2017
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Title IX is in the national spotlight right now because of a proposal by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to roll back policy enforcement related to how sexual assault and harassment are investigated. Outside of those complex issues, Title IX also impacts the amount of resources provided to women's athletics because it prohibits sex discrimination in education. In our latest segment of Time and Place , local historian Alicia Barber takes a look back at the early years of women's athletics at...

Duration: 00:02:51


Helping People With Special Needs Get Involved With Activites, Community

9/13/2017
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20 percent of Americans live with a disability. Reno Public Radio’s Noah Glick introduces us to Jennie Stokes, an activities specialist at High Sierra Industries in Reno. Stokes helps people with special needs get out into the community.

Duration: 00:03:56


Jobs and Training Opening For Nevadans With Disabilities

9/12/2017
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More than one in five adults in Nevada live with a disability. Yet, most of them looking for work are unable to find a job. Reno Public Radio’s Noah Glick explores the barriers to employment for people with special needs and what’s being done to help.

Duration: 00:04:34


City Of Reno Considering Controversial Vagrancy Rules

9/12/2017
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The City of Reno is considering controversial vagrancy ordinances that prohibit specific behaviors. Critic argue that the new rules would target the homeless. Our News Director Michelle Billman spoke to our contributor Bob Conrad of ThisisReno to learn more.

Duration: 00:02:45


Proposed Pipeline Would Carry Treated Effluent To Tesla, Switch

9/12/2017
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The City of Reno has given tentative approval to a project that would create a pipeline of treated effluent to the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center which houses companies like Tesla and Switch. Our News Director Michelle Billman spoke to our contributor Bob Conrad if ThisisReno to learn more. The water is needed for Switch, Tesla and other businesses at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC). Switch brought heavy-hitter “water czar” Pat Mulroy, formerly of the Southern Nevada Water Authority,...

Duration: 00:02:43


Eldorado's Workplace Clinic Offers Convenience And Savings

9/11/2017
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For the first time in northern Nevada, thousands of employees at three Reno casinos have access to an onsite clinic. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray checks out what this type of healthcare looks like. On the casino floor of the Circus Circus , dozens of workers are dealing out cards and carrying drink trays to gamblers. The Circus Circus, Silver Legacy and the Eldorado now have onsite medical care facility. Last spring, their parent company opened a 4,450 square-foot clinic with three exam...

Duration: 00:04:43


Food Camps Exemplify Gifting Culture at Burning Man

9/8/2017
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During the Burning Man Festival, which wrapped this week, a huge temporary city is erected where there are only two things can use money for, ice and coffee. Everything else of value within the city’s limits is gifted, especially food. Paul Boger followed a camp gifting hot food to the denizens of Black Rock City.

Duration: 00:03:09


Reno Teen Prodigy Performing On NPR's From The Top

9/8/2017
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Reno violinist Oliver Leitner, 17, has won numerous regional awards for his craft and is now expanding his reach to a national audience with a performance on NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley . He spoke with KUNR host Danna O’Connor about how he made the cut and what he’ll be playing. The event is on Sunday at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts and it’s a live taping of the program. Learn more here . Leitner will be performing with a handful of other teen prodigies for...

Duration: 00:03:36

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