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An image of indigenous students gathered in a gymnasium, holding signs that read "Honor Us," and "We are still here"
David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.

Yvonne Gonzalez

Nevada is made up of four congressional districts, three of which comprise most of the southern and central part of the state. Races to fill those seats are in full swing. To learn more about what’s at stake for our southern neighbors, KUNR’s Holly Hutchings talked to Yvonne Gonzalez, political reporter for the Las Vegas Sun.

Clint for Congress

Democrats in Nevada’s Congressional District 2 hope to clinch a victory in the historically red district. The race is on between three-term Republican incumbent Mark Amodei and Democratic challenger Clint Koble. KUNR’s Holly Hutchings sat down with Koble to discuss issues he says affect all Nevadans, such as public lands and immigration, and what he will do if he wins.

Amodei.house.gov

In a congressional district that’s never gone blue, Republican incumbent Mark Amodei hopes to retain the seat he’s held since 2011. KUNR’s Holly Hutchings sat down with Mr. Amodei to discuss his position on immigration, healthcare and more, as well as his plans for the next 24 months in office.

Julia Ritchey

GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio stumped in Reno last night (Monday), the first of a multi-leg tour of the state. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey was there and has this report.

About 250 people crowded into a ballroom at the Peppermill Casino to hear Rubio outline what he thinks it will take for America to succeed in the 21st century. 

The Florida Senator spoke extensively on immigration, emphasizing his parents' journey from Cuba to the United States in the 1950s.