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A hallway with lockers at a school. There are two students at the end f the hallway holding books.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021.

Glass doors with papers taped to them that say, "Closed to the public until further notice please call: 800-509-7762."
Lucia Starbuck / KUNR

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting houseless individuals who are in different stages of recovery for substance use. Foundation for Recovery is a drop-in center in Sparks that provides resources for people in recovery from substance use. But this clinic, like others in the region, had to close its doors due to the novel coronavirus.

Interview: Subway Sandwich Exec Talks Addiction, Recovery

Mar 17, 2016
Don Fertman

Don Fertman is the chief development officer for the Subway sandwich chain. He came to the University of Nevada, Reno Monday, March 13 to provide his insights on running a business, but he also shared his personal story of overcoming drug addiction. While on campus, Fertman stopped by KUNR and spoke with reporter Rocio Hernandez.

Don Fertman started working for Subway in 1981 when there were only 166 stores. Today, there are more than 44,000 Subways and Fertman worked his way up the command chain. He is now the chief development officer for the company. 

UNSOM Health Watch: Sober Student Life At UNR

Sep 14, 2015
University of Nevada School of Medicine

In this installment of the University of Nevada School of Medicine health watch we're talking about programs on the UNR campus that help students lead a sober lifestyle and help those in recovery.  Joining us are Daniel Fred, project coordinator for the NRAP program at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Jordan Fugate, a graduate student and serves as the associate program coordinator for NRAP. Leading this discussion is Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.