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On Lake Tahoe's South Shore, some hotels are turning into homes.

Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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Nearly four million voters went to the polls in California Tuesday, to help narrow a crowded field of office seekers ahead of the November general election. To help us break down that primary, KUNR’s Political Reporter Paul Boger joins us now to talk about the results.

There are 42 seats in Nevada's Assembly, and just like the U.S. House of Representatives, each and every seat is up for grabs in every election cycle. 

Bree Zender

Our reporter Bree Zender has been talking to various everyday people in the region affected by rising house costs. Today, she talks with one mom whose adult son has a mental illness about her efforts to keep him off the streets.

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In Nevada, more than 50 people are running for the state’s four Congressional seats, but only a handful of them will make it past the primary onto the general election ballot. KUNR’s Paul Boger spoke with Yvonne Gonzalez with the Las Vegas Sun to break down those races.

An evening shot of a highway in Reno, Nevada.

The state transportation board has taken the first concrete step toward completely redesigning and reconstructing Reno's Spaghetti Bowl, where I-80 and U.S. 395 meet. Our contributor Kaleb Roede of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

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The Washoe County school board has had its fair share of controversy, with everything from budget woes to serious allegations against individual members. And now, three seats on the board are up for grabs. Our reporter Jacob Solis sat down with Sam Gross, education reporter for the Reno Gazette Journal, to find out more. 

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Minimum wage in Nevada will remain flat in the next fiscal year. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

Nevada gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Chris Giunchigliani has positioned herself as the progressive choice this election cycle. She has taken a firm stance opposing the state’s embattled school voucher program, known as Education Savings Accounts. She’s also calling for tougher gun laws.

A close up image of a drink with a straw on a wooden table on an outside patio.

A handful of pubs and restaurants in Reno are nixing plastic straws. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.