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IndyMatters Episode 150: Unemployment strike force and teachers back at school in Northern Nevada
August 21, 2020

This week on IndyMatters, reporter Megan Messerly has another coronavirus update. After that, assistant editor and reporter Michelle Rindels has a story on the state's new unemployment task force. She talked this week with the new head of that task force, former Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley, and Will Cannon, a personal trainer who has been out of work and waiting for unemployment for over 20 weeks. After that, host Joey Lovato and reporter Jackie Valley talk with Will Harper, a teacher at Spanish Springs High school, and Jeni Martinez, a fifth- grade teacher at Donner Springs Elementary, as they go back to school this week. At the end of the show, intern Tabitha Mueller talks with Kyle Howell of Reno-based Recycled Records about business during the pandemic.


Intro - 0:00

COVID-19 update - 0:56

Governor’s unemployment task force - 9:33

Washoe County back to school - 16:40

Recycled records - 34:38

Outro - 40:30

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