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Washoe County School District Holds Zoning Meeting Video included

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A new school being built in Sun Valley prompted the meeting in which new school zones would be decided.

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Sparks Police Holds Department Awards Ceremony Video included

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Sworn and non-sworn personnel will be honored, as well as citizens from the Community, for their actions during 2017.

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Rollover Crash on S Virginia

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Suthbound lanes were closed just after Kietzke, and no major injuries were reported. 

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Injury Crash on I80 WB Near Rock Could Cause Delays

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The Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting that an injury crash on westbound I80 could cause delays.  This story will be updated with details as they become known.  More>>

Tarkanian Talks Issues During Senate Campaign Video included

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Danny Tarkanian is currently battling Senator Dean Heller for the Republican nomination in 2018. Heller has held his current seat since 2011. 

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San Jose Earthquakes Sign Three Players from Reno 1868 FC

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Defender Jimmy Ockford and midfielders Chris Wehan and Luis Felipe were all signed to deals this offseason, marking the first time in Reno 1868 FC’s history that players were signed by their MLS affiliate.

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National Championship Air Races Have No Intentions of Leaving Reno Video included

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There's been progress regarding the future of the Reno Air Races. 

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Renown Rehabilitation Hospital Video included

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After an injury, surgery or stroke, some people need intensive therapy to regain skills for an independent life. That is where Renown Rehabilitation Hospital comes in with physical, occupational and speech therapy. Patients see therapists for three hours a day and, as you will find out in Health Watch, they have quite the toolbox to help.

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Donations Needed for "Operation Stocking Stuffer" Video included

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More than 800 children in need across northern Nevada will receive a stocking filled with holiday goodies, thanks to Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada. Today, they're asking for the public's help reaching that goal.

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Missing Fernley Woman Located Deceased in Crashed Pick Up Truck Video included

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Lyon County Deputies and the Storey County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on Six Mile Canyon Road in which a deceased woman, 57-year-old Nancy Vandenput, was found in a pick up truck. 

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Ask for Public's Help in Finding Stolen Bike Video included

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The bike is a 2014 black and silver "Giant" Anthem X29er 1 model and was taken off of a locked bike rack in the North Carson area.

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Authorities: Deadly Stardust Apartment Fire Investigated for 'Suspicious' Circumstances Video included

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Authorities say Thursday morning's deadly fire at the Stardust Apartments in Reno is being investigated for 'suspicious' circumstances. 

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DRI Partners with Google to Launch New Web Application For Climate Research Video included

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Everything from a busy fire season, to an epic snow season, and a drought years prior, make up our climate in Northern Nevada and California. Now, with the help of the web application "Climate Engine," scientists can go back and look at data for research in a much shorter time frame.  

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Baldini's Casino Presents Check to Susan G. Komen® Nevada

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The check was for $7,190, which was raised by customer donations that Baldini's matched during breast cancer awareness month.

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"Things 2 Do!" This Weekend

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Break out those ugly sweaters! It's time to go down the Riverwalk District wearing your finest! Your list of "Things 2 Do!" has a hand full of holiday fun plus ski season is here!

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Carson City Sheriff's Deputies Seek Counterfeit Money Suspects Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying three men who used counterfeit bills at a gas station in October. 

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CAL FIRE Engineer Passes Away Fighting Thomas Fire Video included

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The firefighter was a CAL FIRE Engineer from the San Diego Unit.

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Sheriff's Detectives Arrest Man on Nearly 30 Child Sex-Related Charges

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says detectives have arrested a Sparks man on 29 charges related to sexual misconduct with a child under the age of 16.

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FCC Votes 3-2 to Undo Sweeping Obama-Era 'Net Neutrality' Rules Video included

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The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to undo sweeping Obama-era 'net neutrality' rules that guaranteed equal access to internet. 

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Second Woman Accuses Nevada Rep. Kihuen of Sexual Misconduct Video included

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The Nevada Independent newspaper is reporting that a second woman has come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Middle School in Spanish Springs Video included

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The Washoe County School District held a groundbreaking ceremony for the newly-named Sky Ranch Middle School in Spanish Springs on Thursday.

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WCSD Committee to Discuss Zoning Changes at Several Sparks Schools

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Just over one year ago, Washoe County voters passed WC-1 which allows WCSD to construct new schools and provide critical updates and repairs to older school buildings. WCSD must now begin the public process of developing new school attendance zones.

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Nevada Inmate Dies at Carson Tahoe Regional Hospital

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The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate has died at Carson Tahoe Regional Hospital. 

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CHP: Head-On Crash on U.S. 395 Near Bodie Kills Two Nevada Residents Video included

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The California Highway Patrol says two people from Northern Nevada are dead after a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 395 near Bodie on Wednesday.

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House Speaker Says He's Not Leaving Congress Anytime Soon

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The Wisconsin Republican was asked Thursday about rumors suggesting he might leave his job soon after the GOP passes a rewrite of the U.S. tax code.

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I-80 Ramp Closures Thursday Night in Sparks

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The City of Sparks will temporarily close the Sparks Boulevard eastbound on-ramp to Interstate 80 Thursday night.

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Someone 2 Know: Amy Camacho Video included

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Earlier this week we reported on the importance of organ donations and heard from families whose loved ones gave the ultimate gift. Now we share the story of a teacher from Van Gorder Elementary School in Sparks who was an organ recipient.

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USA Parkway Back Open After Two Crashes Close Portion North of Silver Springs

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The Nevada Department of Transportation says two crashes closed a portion of USA Parkway north of Silver Springs early Thursday morning. 

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FCC Adds Blue Alerts to Nation's Emergency Alert Systems

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The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday added a new alert option – called a ‘Blue Alert’ – to the nation’s emergency alerting systems.

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Reno City Council Votes in Favor of Changing Reno Arch Colors Video included

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The Reno City Council voted 4-3 on Wednesday to change the Reno Arch colors to gray and blue, a decision backed up by public-survey results showing a leaning towards the proposed change.

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Southern California Fire Crews Make Progress Ahead of Wind Increase Video included

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The National Weather Service said extreme fire danger conditions could last through the weekend due to lack of moisture along with a likely increase in wind speeds. Gusts were expected to top 35 mph by midday Thursday.

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Gardnerville Inches Towards a Tourist Destination Video included

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Residents are being asked to weigh in on a survey, which will help influence downtown's revitalization.

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Reno City Council Votes to Move Forward with Homeless Overflow Shelter Video included

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On Wednesday the Reno City Council unanimously voted to approve a new permanent overflow shelter to help overcrowding at Reno’s main homeless shelter. 

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Northern Nevadans Raise 13,800 Gift Boxes for Needy Kids Around the World Video included

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More than 13,000 children across the world will receive what might be their first gift ever, thanks to northern Nevadans. It's all part of an effort led by the international organization known as Samaritan's Purse. 

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The Lyon County Fire Department Responding to Fernley Gas Leak Video included

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The Lyon County Fire Department has reported that they are currently responding to a gas leak in the area of North Fork Road. 

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Reno City Council Adopts New Master Plan Video included

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The Reno City Council voted to approve the master plan Wednesday evening with a unanimous decision. 

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Dangers of Walking on Icy Lakes and Ponds Video included

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With cooler temperatures, our area lakes and ponds are starting to get some ice on them, but the Reno Fire Department wants to make sure we stay off the ice. Your body starts to feel the effects of the cold water in one minute, and by ten minutes your body starts to lose its ability to move.  

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Salvation Army Estimates Christmas Gift Program Shortages Video included

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Shortages are particularly bad in the 13-17 year old age range, but they also estimate a likely shortage in ages 10-13. 

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Nevadans: Heads Up on Another Rate Increase Video included

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Car insurance premiums in Nevada are about to go up, and it's all due to a new law that goes into effect in a matter of months.

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Burglary Victims Needed to Help Identify Possible Stolen Property Video included

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Detectives are asking anyone who has recently been the victim of a burglary in the Reno, Sparks or Washoe County area to help identify the items.

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El Dorado County Deputies Seek Missing South Lake Tahoe Man Video included

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The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a missing South Lake Tahoe man.

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Work Begins on New Middle School in Sun Valley Video included

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The Washoe County School District says work has started on the new middle school planned for Sun Valley. 

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to Replace Sen. Al Franken Video included

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election.

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President Trump Praises Deal on Republican Tax Cuts Video included

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President Donald Trump has delivered closing arguments in favor of the tax overhaul plan that is working its way through Congress.

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Tips To Avoid Tickets This Winter Video included

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Police can give tickets to those who do not fully defrost and wipe snow off their cars.

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Grace Warner Elementary Students Get Free Coats Video included

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Christmas came early for students Wednesday at Grace Warner Elementary thanks to a generous donation by the people of Grace Church in northwest Reno.

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Study: Loss of Water in Drought Caused Sierra Nevada to Rise

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A new NASA study says loss of water from rocks during drought caused California's Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch in height from October 2011 to October 2015. 

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Minor Injuries Reported After Crash Involving RTC ACCESS Bus North of Reno

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An investigation is underway after a crash involving a RTC ACCESS transit bus happened early Wednesday morning near Long River Drive and Silver Sky Parkway north of Reno. 

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Philanthropist Evelyn Mount Asks for Help With Holiday Need Video included

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Local philanthropist Evelyn Mount says she's in need of donations for the upcoming holidays. 

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ACA Health Insurance Open Enrollment Ends Friday Video included

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Open enrollment began November 1 and ends December 15.  The six week sign-up period is half as long as open enrollment in 2016, when more than 89,000 people bought insurance on the exchange.  From November 1 to December 2 this year, only 35,400 people had purchased a policy.

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RTC Announces Partial Closure of Mira Loma Dr.

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Mira Loma Dr. will be closed at the golf course from January 2 to January 14. All traffic, including bicyclists and pedestrians, will detour to Pembroke Drive.

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Reno Bighorns to Host One-Day Shoe Drive Video included

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They are asking for new, or gently used, boy or girl athletic shoes, and as a thank you, they are offering coffee, doughnuts, swag and a voucher redeemable for a December game.

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Zeller Leads Pack to Third Straight Win

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In front of a ‘When I Grow Up’ attendance record of 5,355 fans, the Nevada women’s basketball team earned an 81-60 win over Stanislaus State Tuesday morning. The sixth annual ‘When I Grow Up’ game brought in over 5,000 students from the Washoe County School District.

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The Importance Of Organ Donations Video included

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In the U.S. more than 120,000 people are waiting for life-saving organ transplants. In Nevada that list includes almost 600 men, women and children. 

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Galletti Way Reopened After Months of Construction

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RTC has reopened Galletti Way. Construction continues throughout 4th and Prater through Fall 2018. 

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Runaway Teen Boy Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a 17-year-old runaway. 

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Sparks Police Seek Man Reported Missing Last Month

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Sparks Police need your help finding a 56-year-old man reported missing last month. 

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