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A group of Washoe County middle school teachers recently gathered for a hands-on STEM training program. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

Paul Boger

Nevada's new Democratic Governor, Steve Sisolak, is calling on lawmakers to increase funding for public schools, protect the Affordable Care Act, and pass gun control measures as part of his first State of the State Address.

Disaster planning often focuses on treating adults and overlooks the special needs of children. KUNR’s Anh Gray reports as more communities nationwide experience gun violence, emergency workers are learning how to care for young victims of mass shootings.

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Courtesy of Barbara Davis.

Decades before Nevada was known for its casinos, it was world famous for offering quick divorces. In this segment of Time & Place, historian Alicia Barber explains how the process worked for those who traveled to the Silver State to end their marriages.

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Around 3,000 federal employees in Nevada are waiting and worried as the government shutdown continues. KUNR reporter Stephanie Serrano recently spoke to a few of them.

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Alexa Ard

A federal grant for more than $650,000 is meant to help Northern Nevada law enforcement agencies prevent firearm-related crimes. KUNR’s Anh Gray talked with Detective Lieutenant Zach Thew with the Reno Police Department about the Reno Gun Initiative, which launched last year.   

Bree Zender

When you think of brothels, lots of ideas may come up. Some may be based on personal experiences, while others are based on stereotypes. A new book from University of Nevada, Reno researchers aims to look at how stigmas surrounding sex work affect the workers themselves. 

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The trade war with China has brought in many additional tariffs to American exports, wreaking havoc on some industries, but how much is it affecting Nevada's beef industry?  

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California's new governor, Democrat Gavin Newsom, says he plans to push back against President Donald Trump, while at the same time making healthcare affordable to all families and bridging the urban/rural divide in the country's most populous state.

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Krysta Scripter

For the first time in two decades, a Democrat has assumed the highest elected office in Nevada now that Steve Sisolak has been sworn into office. As KUNR's Paul Boger reports, during his first speech as governor, Sisolak promised to improve schools, healthcare and create jobs, but, perhaps, most importantly, Sisolak also promised to build upon the foundation of his predecessor, Republican Brian Sandoval.

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