Anh Gray

News Reporter

Anh joined the KUNR news team in spring 2014. She has graduate degrees in public health from Boston University and international education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She spent a decade working in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. After being a stay-at-home mom for several years, she decided to pursue a career in journalism, which was once a childhood aspiration.

She’s been a longtime listener of KUNR and NPR. She enjoys hearing local and global news stories over the radio; it makes her feel more connected to the world. Her home life is filled with the mayhem and laughter of three children, who also happen to be public radio fans.

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With a presidential election looming, about a quarter of a million people have registered to vote in Washoe County. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports

So far, more people have registered to vote in this election than in the last two presidential cycles. Luanne Cutler is with the Washoe County Registrar of Voters.

“We are at one of the highest points in time that we’ve ever seen with numbers of registered voters,” Cutler says.

Smoke-Free Gaming of America

Workers and patrons fed-up with breathing in secondhand smoke in Nevada casinos are rallying outside the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas Tuesday. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray has the details.

www.donaldjtrump.com

In the battleground state of Nevada, Republican Donald Trump is now slightly leading Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House. That’s according to a new poll by Monmouth University.  Our reporter Anh Gray has the details.

Trump leads Clinton 44 to 42 percent and continues to be ahead with mostly white and male voters.

REMSA

 

The number of emergency-room visits are climbing across the country and is linked to long wait times and higher mortality rates. 

 

Renown Health and Washoe’s ambulance provider the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority, or REMSA, are forming an alliance to cut down on the unnecessary use of the healthcare system with the Community Health Programs. Renown Health will provide REMSA with funding to continue community-focused health services including the Nurse Health Line, Community Paramedicine, and Ambulance Transport Alternatives.

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Sepsis is caused when the body is overwhelmed by an infection and can be life threatening. Based on a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sepsis kills more people than heart attacks in the U.S. 

And in Reno, doctors are seeing an increase in sepsis cases at Renown Regional Medical Center.  

Reynolds School of Journalism

 

Minorities account for nearly 40 percent of the population in the U.S., but journalists of color make up only a small fraction of major newsrooms. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray sits down with Tristan Ahtone, University of Nevada, Reno’s Reynolds School of Journalism Diversity Fellow in Residence, to talk about why diverse perspectives matter in reporting.

 

Hundreds of Native Americans from tribes across the country are protesting the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports, a few members from tribes in Nevada are there as a show of support.

Nevada Board of Pharmacy

In Nevada, about one person dies each day from a prescription opioid or heroin overdose. To address this growing problem, Governor Brian Sandoval is hosting a drug summit later this week. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports a drug monitoring program will be one topic of discussion.

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed the opioid epidemic in rural areas during a stop in Reno yesterday. Reno Public Radio's Anh Gray reports.

Vilsack met with local leaders at the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony.

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