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Lawmaker Makes a Move to Avoid Another School Debacle

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In the wake of the legal mess the Washoe School District has gotten itself into, at least one Legislator is making a move to tighten up the power school boards have in Nevada. More>>

Pedro Martinez Heads Back to Work

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The embattled Washoe Schools Superintendent is back on the job. In the biggest twist in the school district's legal squabble with it's superintendent the same board of trustees that tried to fire him a week and a half ago invited him back.
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Things 2 Do!

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It’s a great weekend for classical music, classic cars, historic art and opera. Enjoy!
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Outlets at Sparks to Host Back to School Fair

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The Reno Media Group and the Outlets at Sparks Mall are teaming up for a back to school fair that includes immunizations from Immunize Nevada.
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Obama Says After 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'

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 President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line.
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Child Accidentally Shoots Himself in South Lake Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe Police report that a child accidentally shot himself on Thursday, July 31st.
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Barracuda Championship Boosts Business

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It’s the Barracuda Championship is this weekend at Montreux Golf and Country Club in Galena.  More>>

Storey County Officials Release Statement on Tesla Development

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Today two Storey County officials released statements on the recent Tesla land development, and the possibility of a Tesla factory being constructed in the county.
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Fatal Rollover on I-80 East of Lovelock

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The Nevada Highway Patrol reports that one person has died after a vehicle rollover on Friday, August 1st.
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Obama Talks to Putin about Ukraine, Missile Treaty

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 President Barack Obama has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin to reiterate concern about Russia's support of separatists in Ukraine and about Russian compliance with a 1987 nuclear missile treaty that the U.S. says Moscow breached. More>>

Gov. Sandoval to Tour Flood-Damaged Mt. Charleston

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Gov. Brian Sandoval is set to tour the Southern Nevada subdivision where a muddy flash flood this week damaged 10 homes and cut off water for dozens of residents. More>>

77% of Businesses Pass Underage Alcohol Sales Sting

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The City of Reno reports that a majority of tested liquor and convenience stores refused to sell alcohol to underage volunteers.
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Pedro Martinez will Return to Work Friday Video included

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Pedro Martinez tells Channel 2 News that he will return to work Friday as the Superintendent of the Washoe County School District.  More>>

Nick Watney Leads Barracuda Championships after 1st Round

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Nick Watney leads after the 1st Round of the Barracuda Championships at Montreux Golf and Country Club.
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Aces Lose to Grizzlies 7-2

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The Reno Aces’ offense struggled to get anything going Thursday night, as the Fresno Grizzlies defeated the Aces, 7-2, at Chukchansi Park.
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Congress Sends VA Overhaul to White House

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Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

Tesla Prepares Site Near Reno, But Still Evaluating Other Factory Locations Video included

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Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other locations. In a statement, Tesla says it broke ground on the site in June, and adds that it will decide on the final location for the $5 billion factory in the next few months. More>>

WCSD Wrapping Up Summer Maintenance Projects Video included

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Projects from school bus maintenance to building upgrades are taking shape as the first day of school approaches.
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JA Nugget to Showcase Latest Building Updates on Friday Video included

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The Nugget in Sparks will showcase its latest addition to the property when the new William Hill Sports Book, Tailgate Deli, Poker Room and Sports Bar open on the main casino floor Friday, August 1. More>>

Persons of Interest Identified in Shots Fired Case in Sparks Video included

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Police say they have identified two persons of interest in a case involving shots being fired at a full-size pickup truck earlier this month in Sparks. More>>

Deputies Find Girl Walking Along Highway 50; Mother Will Not be Charged

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Lyon County Deputies say a 3-year-old girl found walking along Highway 50 early Thursday morning just wanted to go to the park. More>>

Mid-Year Construction Report for Reno Released Video included

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A look at the future of a local industry...that's been at the heart of both our boom and bust. How things stand today...and for the future.


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Lyon County Deputies Warn of Phone Scam Involving IRS Video included

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is reporting telephone scams involving people claiming to be IRS agents. Victims have reported to Lyon County deputies they received phone calls from a male subject claiming to be from the IRS. More>>

AB Donors Urgently Needed at United Blood Services Video included

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United Blood Services of Reno is in urgent need of AB Plasma donors. AB Plasma is the universal plasma blood type meaning all hospital patients can receive an AB Plasma transfusion when plasma is required on a moments notice to save lives. More>>

U.S. Warns Against Traveling to Ebola-Hit Countries Video included

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U.S. health officials are warning Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. More>>

U.S. Stocks Plunge, Wiping Out July's Gains

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U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 317 points, or 1.9%, to close at 16,563 Thursday. More>>

Barrett-Jackson Auction Brings in Thousands of Spectators Video included

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Barrett-Jackson is dubbed as the world’s greatest collector car auction and it is going on in Reno for the next few days at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. More>>

Elko Police Investigate Man's Death

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The Elko Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was found beaten in his home Wednesday morning. More>>

NDOT U.S. 395 Project South of Gardnerville to Start Sunday Evening

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The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin a project to construct turn pockets for enhanced safety and mobility on U.S. 395 south of Gardnerville on August 3. More>>

USDA Overhauls Decades-Old Poultry Inspections

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The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. More>>

NDOW: Fruit Trees May Bring Bears

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The Nevada Department of Wildlife is warning residents to pick fruits off their trees so they don't attract bears. More>>

Saddle-Trained Horses Available for Adoption in Douglas County

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The BLM and the Nevada Department of Corrections are holding a special wild horse adoption event at the Western States Wild Horse and Burro Expo in Gardnerville on Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. More>>

Divided House Abandons Vote on Border Bill Video included

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The House has abandoned a vote on legislation to address the immigration crisis on the border after tea partyers withdrew their support in a dispute over a separate measure on deportations. More>>

Nevada Taxable Sales Up 8% in May

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Nevada's taxable sales rose 8% in May compared to the same month a year ago, but sales and use tax collections are lagging behind projections for the current fiscal year by about one-half of a percent. More>>

U.S. Jobless Aid Applications Rise to 302,000

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More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels. More>>

Investigators Say They Reach Ukraine Crash Site

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The fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, but that hasn't kept an international team of investigators from reaching the debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More>>

Sparks Police Looking For Suspects in Early Morning Robbery Video included

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Sparks Police are looking for three men they say robbed another man early Thursday morning. More>>

Many Nevadans Prepare To Apply For Medical Marijuana Business Licenses Video included

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Medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to the Silver State soon, and many potential business owners who want to grow and sell medical marijuana have been waiting for the upcoming application process. More>>

Western Elko County Wildfire 20% Contained

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A 1,400 acre wildfire burning in western Elko County is currently 20% contained. The Bootstrap Fire started just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday between the Rossi and Meikle Mines in western Elko County. More>>

Several Area Back-to-School Supply Drives Announced

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A few organizations are holding back-to-school supply drives to help area children. More>>

Immunize Nevada Holding Back to School Immunization Clinics

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Immunize Nevada is holding several upcoming immunization clinics to help get kids ready to go back to school.
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