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  • Someone 2 Know; Remembering Alisa Hardy Orton

    Someone 2 Know; Remembering Alisa Hardy Orton

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-08-17 16:08:54 GMT

    One year ago this month, the northern Nevada community was shocked by a fatal head-on collision.The family she left behind hold each other up every day and take steps forward.

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    One year ago this month, the northern Nevada community was shocked by a fatal head-on collision.The family she left behind hold each other up every day and take steps forward.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Luke Clark

    Someone 2 Know: Luke Clark

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:12:06 GMT

    It's the first week of school for Washoe County and while the vast majority of students attend traditional schools, some have sports careers or rodeo work that keeps them on the move. For one Sparks student, it's Hollywood that's come calling.

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    It's the first week of school for Washoe County and while the vast majority of students attend traditional schools, some have sports careers or rodeo work that keeps them on the move. For one Sparks student, it's Hollywood that's come calling.

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  • Someone 2 Know; the Night in the Country Volunteers

    Someone 2 Know; the Night in the Country Volunteers

    Thursday, August 3 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-08-03 23:12:07 GMT

    They say one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time and once of year hundreds of northern Nevadan’s donate theirs to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley for a huge fundraiser. This week’s Someone 2 Know is a team of people... the Night in the Country volunteers. 

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    They say one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time and once of year hundreds of northern Nevadan’s donate theirs to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley for a huge fundraiser. This week’s Someone 2 Know is a team of people... the Night in the Country volunteers. 

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  • Someone 2 Know: Frida Aizenman

    Someone 2 Know: Frida Aizenman

    Thursday, July 27 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-07-27 17:12:21 GMT

    It is estimated that about 1.3 million people in the U.S. are legally blind and as many as 10 million have some form of visual impairment. At this year’s inaugural Nevada Bell Academy we met Frida Aizenman, who was born blind and now advocates for others like her.

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    It is estimated that about 1.3 million people in the U.S. are legally blind and as many as 10 million have some form of visual impairment. At this year’s inaugural Nevada Bell Academy we met Frida Aizenman, who was born blind and now advocates for others like her.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Clyde Takahashi

    Someone 2 Know: Clyde Takahashi

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:52:38 GMT

    It's been said the heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of commitment. 

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    It's been said the heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of commitment. 

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  • Someone 2 Know: Phlebotomist Erika Klise

    Someone 2 Know: Phlebotomist Erika Klise

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:15:09 GMT

    We heard a lot about the need for blood donations at our Give 2 Live Blood Drive. But what about the people who take them? We got up close and personal with one of the blood-draw specialists. 

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    We heard a lot about the need for blood donations at our Give 2 Live Blood Drive. But what about the people who take them? We got up close and personal with one of the blood-draw specialists. 

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  • Someone 2 Know: Andre Moyce

    Someone 2 Know: Andre Moyce

    Thursday, July 6 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-07-06 16:36:36 GMT

    Sports fans at Greater Nevada Field often attend sporting events wearing shirts, hats and jerseys with Aces and Reno 1868 FC designs. Those creations are the handiwork of just one Reno local.

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    Sports fans at Greater Nevada Field often attend sporting events wearing shirts, hats and jerseys with Aces and Reno 1868 FC designs. Those creations are the handiwork of just one Reno local.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Mama

    Someone 2 Know: Mama

    Thursday, June 29 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-06-29 21:41:20 GMT

    Even though she's not related by blood, an employee known as ‘Mama’ is part of the family at Reno's Eldorado Resort and Casino. And just like most moms, like it or not - she has rules that must be followed.

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    Even though she's not related by blood, an employee known as ‘Mama’ is part of the family at Reno's Eldorado Resort and Casino. And just like most moms, like it or not - she has rules that must be followed.

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  • Someone 2 Know: David Tallent

    Someone 2 Know: David Tallent

    Thursday, June 8 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-06-09 00:43:35 GMT

    Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a martial art known to challenge even the most talented of black-belts, but local athlete David Tallent says it's that struggle that's changed his life for the better.

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    Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a martial art known to challenge even the most talented of black-belts, but local athlete David Tallent says it's that struggle that's changed his life for the better.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Mark Rincon

    Someone 2 Know: Mark Rincon

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-05-25 15:49:27 GMT

    Students with special needs are thriving at Anderson Elementary in Reno. We'll introduce you to their teacher in this week’s Someone 2 Know.

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    Students with special needs are thriving at Anderson Elementary in Reno. We'll introduce you to their teacher in this week’s Someone 2 Know.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Tatiana Gudiel-Carranza

    Someone 2 Know: Tatiana Gudiel-Carranza

    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:05:13 GMT

    Achievement Beyond Obstacles is a leadership program, run by Reno and Sparks Rotary Clubs, for high school students who have triumphed over hardships. The Rotary Clubs recently honored dozens of local teenagers who were nominated to receive scholarships in the program. But one teenager stood out among the group.

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    Achievement Beyond Obstacles is a leadership program, run by Reno and Sparks Rotary Clubs, for high school students who have triumphed over hardships. The Rotary Clubs recently honored dozens of local teenagers who were nominated to receive scholarships in the program. But one teenager stood out among the group. 

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  • Someone 2 Know: Norma Webster

    Someone 2 Know: Norma Webster

    Thursday, May 11 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-05-11 23:26:28 GMT

    Philanthropist Norma Webster has been helping northern Nevada communities for decades, but it's not just her donations that have made a difference.

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    Philanthropist Norma Webster has been helping northern Nevada communities for decades, but it's not just her donations that have made a difference.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Fil Corbitt

    Someone 2 Know: Fil Corbitt

    Thursday, May 4 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-05-04 20:23:06 GMT

    A graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno is getting national attention for something that began as a creative outlet. Fil Corbitt produces pod casts - audio recordings available to for all to hear – online.

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    A graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno is getting national attention for something that began as a creative outlet. Fil Corbitt produces pod casts - audio recordings available to for all to hear – online.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Humberto "Beto" Guillen

    Someone 2 Know: Humberto "Beto" Guillen

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:45:32 GMT

    It's been proven that the benefits of boxing are more than just physical. Boxers learn how to focus and manage stress and anger. This week we met a Reno teen, Humberto "Beto" Guillen, whose boxing helped him overcome serious adversity.

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    It's been proven that the benefits of boxing are more than just physical. Boxers learn how to focus and manage stress and anger. This week we met a Reno teen, Humberto "Beto" Guillen, whose boxing helped him overcome serious adversity.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Hans Frischeisen

    Someone 2 Know: Hans Frischeisen

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:54:28 GMT

    While many retirees enjoy traveling, one Reno man likes his adventures on two wheels. Hans Frischeisen has cycled thousands of miles and is now preparing for his sixth trip around the world.

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    While many retirees enjoy traveling, one Reno man likes his adventures on two wheels. Hans Frischeisen has cycled thousands of miles and is now preparing for his sixth trip around the world.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Erika Root

    Someone 2 Know: Erika Root

    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-04-13 16:48:03 GMT

    In competitive running, when an athlete picks up speed during the last 100 meters or so, it's referred to as "the kick." UNR distance runner Erika Root is a master at it. Little did she know she would have to use that same grit to kick cancer. 

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    In competitive running, when an athlete picks up speed during the last 100 meters or so, it's referred to as "the kick." UNR distance runner Erika Root is a master at it. Little did she know she would have to use that same grit to kick cancer. 

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  • Someone 2 Know: Rockabilly's Team Rumble

    Someone 2 Know: Rockabilly's Team Rumble

    Thursday, April 6 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-04-06 19:39:03 GMT

    If you like all things 50’s, you’re probably a fan of rockabilly. This genre of music is an early style that mashed rock 'n roll with country and rhythm and blues. Dating back to the early 1950's, the rockabilly lifestyle continues to attract people to this day, including here in Northern Nevada.

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    If you like all things 50’s, you’re probably a fan of rockabilly. This genre of music is an early style that mashed rock 'n roll with country and rhythm and blues. Dating back to the early 1950's, the rockabilly lifestyle continues to attract people to this day, including here in Northern Nevada.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Otto Kelly

    Someone 2 Know: Otto Kelly

    Friday, March 31 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-03-31 18:35:31 GMT

    For more than 30 years, the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Reno has been offering support services - free of charge - to young people who find themselves dealing with an unexpected pregnancy. While it is a woman-friendly center, it's the man at the helm who is a Someone 2 Know.

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    For more than 30 years, the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Reno has been offering support services - free of charge - to young people who find themselves dealing with an unexpected pregnancy. While it is a woman-friendly center, it's the man at the helm who is a Someone 2 Know.

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  • Someone 2 Know: "My Thousand Words"

    Someone 2 Know: "My Thousand Words"

    Thursday, February 2 2017 8:21 PM EST2017-02-03 01:21:10 GMT

    Words can't describe what a Reno artist and her mom create.  "A picture is worth a thousand words, and in our case it's the sculpture," said Rachael Lambin.

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    Words can't describe what a Reno artist and her mom create.  "A picture is worth a thousand words, and in our case it's the sculpture," said Rachael Lambin.

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  • Someone 2 Know: Enlightenment Now

    Someone 2 Know: Enlightenment Now

    Thursday, January 26 2017 9:01 PM EST2017-01-27 02:01:24 GMT

    A few northern Nevadans are behind a new film that focuses on peace, meditation, and enlightenment. It's called Enlightenment Now. 

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    A few northern Nevadans are behind a new film that focuses on peace, meditation, and enlightenment. It's called Enlightenment Now. 

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