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An image of indigenous students gathered in a gymnasium, holding signs that read "Honor Us," and "We are still here"
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.

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Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

An infographic with housing data. The median sold price for a house in Reno-Sparks in August was $530,000. Housing units are down by 13.8 percent from July, but active inventory is up by 3.2 percent. Homes in August took an average of 16 days to contract.
Screenshot / Reno-Sparks Association of Realtors

Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

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Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Friday, July 30, 2021.

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Here's the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

In 2020, the press was filled with stories about droves of wealthy out-of-staters fleeing cities and the pandemic and moving to the Mountain West. Two new reports complicate that narrative.

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Housing prices have been rising for years in the Truckee Meadows. And as the pandemic touches nearly every aspect of life as we know it, it’s also affecting rental prices. KUNR’s Bree Zender spoke with Susy Vasquez, the executive director of the Nevada State Apartment Association, which represents rental property owners in the state.

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Tom Rumble

The Truckee City Council is increasing the in-lieu housing fee for developers. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.


The overall average rent for apartments in the Reno/Sparks area now sits above $1,300. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

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The median home price in California has topped 600-thousand dollars for the first time ever. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View breaks down the numbers.

The median sales price of a single-family home in Reno is now higher than it was during the peak of the housing boom just before the Great Recession.

This surge in pricing is reminding many in the region of the thriving market of the mid-2000s, as well as the devastation the ensuing crash caused to Northern Nevada.