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Truckee River Rescues On Pace To Break Record

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The number of river rescues is piling up for the Reno Fire Department.  Firefighters have rescued 38 people since January 1.

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Double Rollover Injury Crash on I-80 Near Verdi Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol says there is an injury crash on I-80 west of Verdi. 

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Fatal Crash Near US 50 and Cave Rock Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol says there is a fatal crash near US 50 and Cave Rock. 

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Supreme Court Rules for Missouri Church in Playground Case Video included

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The Supreme Court has ruled that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.

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Local Blood Inventory Dips, Donors Needed

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The local blood inventory has dipped significantly, according to the United Blood Service.

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Shooting Responsibly During Red Flag Warning Video included

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Red flag warning days have raised concerns about target shooting across northern Nevada. 

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Brush Fire North of Reno Contained Video included

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There was a brush fire near US 395 south of the Bonanza Casino north of Reno that broke out Monday afternoon. 

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Fire Breaks Out in Fernley, Residence Lost, Occupants Displaced Video included

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Update: The North Lyon County Fire Protection District says units have cleared the area and that one residence was lost and the occupants have been displaced. 

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Audit Says Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured Video included

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The Senate health care bill would result in 22 million more uninsured Americans over the next decade compared to current law. That's according to an analysis Monday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

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Man Rescued After Being Swept Down Yuba River Video included

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California Highway Patrol Helicopter 24 (H-24) rescued a man who had been swept down river from Emerald Pools near Nevada City.

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Supreme Court Reinstates Trump Travel Ban, Will Hear Case This Fall Video included

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The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. The court will hear arguments in the case in the fall.

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Police: Damonte Ranch High School Teacher Arrested for Inappropriate Relationship Video included

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Reno Police say they have arrested a Damonte Ranch High School music teacher for an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student.

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Board of Regents Appoint Dr. Thom Reilly as Next NSHE Chancellor Video included

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The Nevada System of Higher Education on Monday unanimously approved Dr. Thom Reilly as the new chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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NDOW to Release Bear After Being Tranquilized in Reno Backyard

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A young bear was found in the backyard of a Reno home on Monday. 

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New Crime-Fighting Tech at Reno Conference Video included

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This week Reno is playing host to officers from across the country. The National Sheriff's Association's Technology Expo is at the convention center.

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Red Flag Warning & Lake Wind Advisory Begins Monday Afternoon Video included

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The National Weather Service, Reno has issued a red flag warning to begin at Monday 1:00 p.m. and last through 11:00 p.m. 

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Secretary of the Interior Zinke to Make Announcement in Pahrump Video included

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is scheduled to make a "major announcement for rural America" in Pahrump on Monday afternoon.

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Christian Bookstore in Sparks Closing After Hectic Construction, Hurting Industry Video included

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The ‘His Word by Parable Christian Store’ has been a part of the Sparks community for over 35 years and this weekend, they are closing the book on a long-time legacy. 

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Man Convicted of 2nd-Degree Murder in Killing of Baby Doe

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A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island.

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California's Giant Water Tunnels Win First Crucial Approval Video included

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U.S. wildlife officials gave crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the nation's most populous state.

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve Attends Mayors Conference in Miami Beach Video included

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve is attending the United States Conference of Mayors’ 85th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach.

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Fire Crews Rescue Woman From Truckee River in Downtown Reno Video included

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The Reno Fire Department says it rescued a woman Sunday afternoon from the Truckee River between Virginia and Lake Streets.

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Cladding Maker Stops Some Sales After Deadly Grenfell Fire

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Cladding maker Arconic says it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite paneling for high-rise buildings in the wake of the devastating fire that killed 79 people at Grenfell Tower.

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GoFundMe Account for Hug High Alum Killed in Reno

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A GoFundMe Account is set up online after the death of Hug High School alumni, and former NFL linebacker Ryan T. Jones. 

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Mosquito Abatement Set for Mason Valley Video included

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A mosquito abatement set for Mason Valley.

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Bull Rider Recovering From Broken Neck at Reno Rodeo Video included

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A bull rider is recovering after breaking his neck at the Reno Rodeo. 

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Supreme Court Will Hear Religious Liberty Challenge to Gay Weddings

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The Supreme Court agreed Monday to reopen the national debate over same-sex marriage. The court will hear a challenge from a Colorado baker who had lost lower-court battles over his refusal to create a wedding cake for a gay couple. 

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Supreme Court Rejects Gun Rights Appeal

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The Supreme Court is rejecting yet another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns with them outside their homes.

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Auto Parts Company Takata Files for Bankruptcy Video included

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Auto parts company Takata is filing for bankruptcy. The Japan-based firm never recovered from a deadly airbag scandal.

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KTVN's 10th Annual 'Give 2 Live' Blood Drive July 12 Video included

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In less than a month you can help save a life by giving blood. Our 10th annual Give 2 Live Blood Drive is coming up on Wednesday, July 12th.

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Philando Castile Family Reaches $3 Million Settlement in Death Video included

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The mother of Philando Castile, the motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death.

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Gardnerville Set To Host Annual 4th Of July 5K Event

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Gardnerville is set to host their 5th annual "Gardnerville Freedom 5K Fun Run/Walk" event. 

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Hunter Creek Fire in West Reno 100% Contained Video included

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A 240-acre brush fire near the Hunter Creek area near Caughlin Ranch is now 100% contained.

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Reward Offered: Sparks Police Seek Help Identifying Car Chase Suspect Video included

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Sparks Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man involved in a car chase early Friday morning.

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Star Spangled Sparks Celebration Held on Two Days

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The Nugget Casino Resort celebrates Star Spangled Sparks over two days, July 1 and 4. 

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Red Springs Fire in Elko County at 4,598 Acres; 95% Contained Video included

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A lightning-sparked wildfire northwest of Jiggs in Elko County has grown to 4,598 acres. The Red Springs Fire is 95% contained.  

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Christmas In July At Renown Children's Hospital

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The fifth annual "Christmas in July" Toy Run is on July 8th.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Runaway Teen Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a runaway teen. 16-year-old Andrew Pinedo was last seen on Wednesday, June 14 near Saliman Road and East William Street in Carson City.

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Sparks Police Seek Woman Missing Since May 4th

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Sparks Police need your help finding 24-year-old Chastity Renee Valencia, who was last seen on May 4th. 

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Teen

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The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a missing teen from Fernley.

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