Jacob Solis

Legal Experts Say Bill Targeting Gangs Might Also Endanger Victims

A bill from Senator Dean Heller is looking to curb gang violence, in part, by making it easier to deport known gang members or immigrants associated with gangs, but not everyone is so sure it's the right move. Reno Public Radio's Jacob Solis spoke to a law professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to find out more. And a warning, this interview does contain some graphic details. I'm Jacob Solis, and I'm here today with Michael Kagan. He's the director of the Boyd School of Law's...

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As lawmakers are debating federal immigration policies, states like Nevada are continuing to recruit foreign doctors to help with the nation's doctor shortage. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports.

 

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When Nicole was escaping a physically abusive relationship, leaving behind her dog was not an option. Not only would she miss her dog deeply, she knew her abuser may also hurt the dog. 

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The National Health Service Corps is a more than 40-year-old federal program that helps medical professionals defray the cost of education. It also recruits providers to underserved areas. But, Congress hasn’t renewed the program and funding runs out in March. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray explores how that program impacts Nevada.

The 34th annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering wrapped up in Elko over the weekend. Its theme focused on herding cultures, with a heavy emphasis on Basque people. Our News Director Michelle Billman spoke with two Basque performers who were highlighted during the festival.

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Immigration is all over the news these days, but behind the policies and the politics are countless individuals with unique and compelling stories. Historian Alicia Barber shares the story of an early immigrant to Nevada in this segment of Time & Place.

Holly Hutchings

The Carson Valley just hosted its Eagles and Agriculture event for the sixteenth year, helping passers-by see eagles and other birds that populate the area in the winter months. Holly Hutchings reports.

Camille Stuyvesant

For one day in January, cities across the country hold a point-in-time count to survey the homeless population in their county. In Reno, organizers recently hosted an event to count homeless youths, specifically. They found that the number of 18-to-24 year-olds without a home is on the rise. 


From Ancient Times To A Bar In Reno

Feb 1, 2018
Jacob Solis

Monopoly saw its biggest year of sales in 2014 after being around for almost 80 years. That’s according to a consumer reporting agency called Technavio. This is just one example of how the board game industry is growing.

Niche Podcast is a local podcast focusing on unique hobbies and interests. Hosts Joey Lovato and Paolo Zialcita recently visited The Glass Die, a board game bar in Reno.

This week, when a district court in Las Vegas unsealed nearly 300 pages of police affidavits, the name of a second person of interest in the mass shooting that left 58 people dead was blacked out.

But because of an error, the documents released to The Las Vegas Review-Journal included name of an Arizona man named Douglas Haig, according to the newspaper. And it started another frenzy over whether Stephen Paddock acted alone.

President Trump's first State of the Union address was billed as a bid for unity, a call for all to rise above party and faction in pursuit of national ideas and ideals.

In fact, scattered throughout the 80-minute speech were several moments that might qualify as outreach. But if you blinked, you might have missed them.

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"Las quinceañeras mueve el dinero en nuestra comunidad"

Dec 19, 2017
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Stephanie Serrano

La Industria de las quinceañeras sigue creciendo en Reno y aumentando el impacto económico en nuestra comunidad, proporcionando trabajos para muchas personas  de la zona. Nuestra reportera Stephanie Serrano se sumerge en la industria y explora qué es lo necesario para organizar la celebración de una quinceañera.

Angélica Puga tiene quince años y cree que tener una celebración de quinceañera es algo más que ostentación y glamor, es el momento en el que ella se convierte en una latina independiente.

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