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Congressional candidates to appear in Aug. 25 debate on KUNR, KNPB and RGJ.COM

By ThisIsReno

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Three Reno news organizations are teaming up to provide a debate on Thursday, Aug. 25, two days before early voting begins. The debate will last one hour, beginning at 6 p.m.

All four candidates in the race to fill the U.S. House seat left open by Dean Heller confirmed they will attend.

It’s a collaborative effort between the Reno Public Radio 88.7 FM (NPR), KNPB-TV Channel 5 (PBS), and the Reno Gazette-Journal.

KNPB Channel 5 will broadcast the first half-hour of the debate live. Reno Public Radio 88.7 (KUNR-FM) will air the full hour. Arrangements are being made to allow simulcasts on other broadcast stations.

Additionally, the entire debate will stream online, accessible through all three media outlets’ websites, knpb.org, kunr.org, and rgj.com.

Limited public seating will be available, with free tickets to be offered online on a first-come first-served basis.

WHAT: Congressional District 2 Special Election Debate

WHO:

Mark Amodei (R)
Kate Marshall (D)
Tim Fasano (IAP)
Helmuth Lehman (Ind.)

WHERE: KNPB-TV Channel 5 Studios, 1670 N. Virginia Street, Reno

WHEN: 6 – 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN:

KNPB Channel 5 (first ½ hour only)
Reno Public Radio 88.7 FM
RGJ.com – kunr.orgknpb.org
In person (limited)