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"Beyond the Headlines" is a locally-produced program hosted by News Director Brandon Rittiman. It airs Friday mornings at 9am. The show aims to create more in-depth discussions about the things making news in our listening area.More from Beyond the Headlines »

Most Recent Episodes

Voter Profiles: Sparks Veteran Leans Toward Trump

With the general election less than a year away, Reno Public Radio news is bringing you portraits of the voters who make up our region. Over the year,...

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Interview: Reno's Historic Tie To Snow Surveying

Every winter, a group of people venture into the back country of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to measure the amount of water resting in the snow, so...

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More Fresh Produce Heading To Reno Food Pantry

A charity in Reno recently partnered with the University of Nevada, Reno for a project they hope will make it easier for low-income families to access...

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Rising Rates Of STDs Among Young People And Men

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are spiking at an alarming rate nationally. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

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Outdoor Companies Opt Out Of Black Friday

The outdoor industry is increasingly bucking the Black Friday trend. We caught up with one local company to find out more. On Black Friday, in 2011,...

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Board OKs $300K-plus Contract For Washoe Superintendent

In a 5-2 vote, the Washoe County School Board approved a controversial contract with Superintendent Traci Davis after nearly four months of...

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Interview: Details On Reno's Proposed Digital Sign Rules

After nearly a year of gathering community input, Reno City Council has given the initial OK on new regulations for digital signs. A final vote is...

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Olympic Valley Incorporation Bid May Be Dead In The Water

The bid to incorporate Tahoe's Olympic Valley into its own town was dealt a potentially fatal blow last week. After months of back and forth, the...

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Clinton Cites Sparks Middle Shooting In Push For Gun Control

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton wrapped up her second visit to Reno last night with a large organizing rally where she focused on several issues...

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Faraday Future Would Be "Bigger Deal Than Tesla"

Nevada state officials are working on a deal to bring the electric car startup Faraday Future to North Las Vegas. Some say that deal could potentially...

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