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More Conflicts Loom After Islamic state Defeat in Raqqa

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The downfall of the Islamic State group could open up cracks in temporary alliances created to fight the extremists, and rivalries for influence are now likely to take center stage.

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NHP Reports They Are Responding to a Fatal Crash on State Route 88 Video included

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Roads have since been cleared, and traffic is back open.

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Two Local Developers Purchase Seven Well-Known Properties in Midtown Video included

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Several properties in Midtown are now under new ownership. 

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UFC GYM Reno: All Fit. No Fight. Video included

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Train like a fighter without the sparring or grappling. The new UFC GYM in Reno is committed to getting you in top-notch fighting shape. But don't let the name fool you; this gym is for all fitness levels.

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Fall Allergies Causing Issues for Many Video included

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Along with fall comes seasonal allergies in Nevada, and for many in the area, fall is worse than spring. Our sagebrush season can go as late as Thanksgiving.  

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Police Have Suspect in Custody in Connection With Two State Shooting Spree Video included

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A man wanted in the shooting of five people at his workplace in Maryland is now suspected in a later shooting in Delaware.

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Carson City Fire Department to Allow Open Burning With Permit

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The CCFD will require a burn permit with a valid permit number before burning will be allowed.  Permits must be obtained no less than 24 hours prior to conducting an open burn.

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Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Involvement in Drug Conspiracy Video included

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Cisneros supplied methamphetamine to his co-conspirators, seven pounds of which went to Reno, Nevada, where it was seized in its sale to an undercover agent for $102,000. 

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Washoe County School District Graduation Rates Rise for Class of 2017 Video included

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For the fifth consecutive year, the Washoe County School District says it has set new graduation records as 3,915 students—or 84% of high school seniors— earned their diplomas in 2017. 

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NDF: Nevada State Park Infested With White Satin Moths Video included

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White Satin Moths are taking over a local state park. The Forest Service noticed them five years ago but this past summer the moths damaged some Aspen trees near Lake Tahoe.

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Improvements Coming to Highway 395 in the North Valleys

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The Nevada Department of Transportation is announcing some improvements on U.S. 395 that will help alleviate the rush hour nightmare many North Valleys commuters experience everyday.

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Mandalay Bay Security Guard Reveals Details About Las Vegas Shooting Video included

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"I'm doing better each day. Slowly but surely, just healing physically and mentally," Jesus Campos told Ellen DeGeneres in an interview that's scheduled to air Wednesday at 4 p.m. on KTVN.

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Only on 2: New Homes at Midtown's Newest Corner Video included

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Change has come to yet another corner in Reno. This weekend, a dozen new homes go up for sale in mushrooming, maturing Midtown. We got a sneak preview of them… 

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AG: Reno Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony Welfare Fraud Video included

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The Nevada Attorney General's Office says a Reno woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining SNAP benefits. 

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Annual Run for Education This Weekend in Sparks Video included

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It's almost time...the 2017 Run for Education is this Sunday. KTVN Channel 2 proudly sponsors the popular fundraiser that has poured almost $2 million into Washoe County schools since it began a dozen years ago.

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Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans for Shifter Defect

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Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the "park" position and roll away. 

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Henderson City Council Gives Permission for Recreational Marijuana Sale

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A city outside Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across Nevada. 

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Crash, Hazmat Spill Closes I-80 Between Elko and Wells

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The Nevada Department of Transportation says I-80 is closed in both directions between Elko and Wells due to a crash and hazmat spill. 

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President Trump Denies Rep. Wilson's Account of His Words Video included

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President Trump is continuing to reject a Florida congresswoman's account that he told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for."

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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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Galletti Way to Close for Construction Starting October 23

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RTC plans to close Galletti Way from 4th Street to Kietzke Lane for utility work and paving starting Monday through mid-December.

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Jeff Sessions Won't Disclose President Trump Private Conversations Video included

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions told senators he won’t discuss “confidential” conversations he had with President Donald Trump.

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President Trump Reverses Course on Emerging Senate Health Care Deal Video included

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A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement.

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Maryland Judge Becomes Second to Block President Trump's Travel Ban

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A judge in Maryland has become the second federal judge in the country to block the Trump administration's latest travel ban hours before it was set to take full effect.

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Weather Helps Crews Gain Control on Northern California Fires Video included

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Authorities say fire crews made overnight progress battling blazes in Northern California's wine country, helped by moderate weather and lack of wind.

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Detectives Investigate Unfounded Snapchat Threat Against Carson City High School Video included

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Detectives found out the threats were a “relay” of a Snapchat that originated in Pennsylvania, and was not connected whatsoever with Carson City or the high school.

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Active Criminal Investigation Closes Portion of David James Blvd. in Sparks Video included

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Sparks Police say a portion of David James Blvd. was closed near Pyramid Highway after a rollover crash in connection with an active criminal investigation. 

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Sierra Ketamine Clinics Video included

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Chronic pain and mental illness is a daily battle for millions of people. However, relief is coming from a drug you might not expect called Ketamine. When two Reno doctors observed the profound benefits it had on patients, they wanted to make this therapy available to those who are suffering here in northern Nevada. We take you inside Sierra Ketamine Clinics for Health Watch.

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The LOOP Project Set To Break Ground In South Reno Video included

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The LOOP is a $30 million project that covers 20 acres on the northeast corner of South Meadows Parkway and Double Diamond Parkway. 

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Pleasant Valley Resident and Waste Management in Dispute About Garbage Services on Private Road Video included

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A pleasant valley man is upset that he's had limited to no garbage pick-up from Waste Management for more than 2 years.

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Sparks Dental to Hold Free Dental Care Day

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They are encouraging patients to arrive early. Registration will begin 7 am, and the event will run through 3 pm.

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Washoe County Libraries to Close for Professional Development Day Video included

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The development day is being held in an effort to foster better communication within the Library System and facilitate improved service to the community.

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City of Sparks Warns Public About Phone Scam Video included

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The City of Sparks is warning the public about a phone scam involving medical alert bracelets. The City says even though caller IDs indicate "City of Sparks," the offer is not legitimate. 

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Join Together Northern Nevada To Hold Prescription Drug Round Up Video included

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The goal of the takeback is to collect unused, unwanted and expired prescription - or non-prescription - medications.

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Gang Member Convicted of Double Murder Gets Two Life Sentences in Prison Video included

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Authorities say a 26-year-old man convicted in two gang-related killings was sentenced late Monday night to two life terms in prison without parole. 

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What To Do About Increase In Area Horse Crashes Video included

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Residents in Damonte Ranch have seen a recent influx of cars hitting horses and many are asking why. Horse advocates and developers are at odds at what to do about it.

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NFL Players, Owners Hold 'Constructive' Talks on Issues

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NFL players and owners met Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross called "constructive."

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President Trump Says U.S. Stands With Greece as it Recovers Video included

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President Trump says the U.S. stands with Greece as they recover from their economic crisis. He is speaking with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the White House in a joint news conference.

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U.S. Military Says ISIS 'Capital' of Raqqa 90% Freed

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The U.S. military says the Syrian city of Raqqa is about 90% cleared of Islamic State fighters. 

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San Antonio Stars Moving to Las Vegas, Bought by MGM Resorts

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The WNBA says the San Antonio Stars are being bought by MGM Resorts International and moving to Las Vegas, joining the NFL and NHL with teams tied to the gambling mecca. 

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CHP: Gardnerville Man Dies in Crash on State Route 88

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The California Highway Patrol says a Gardnerville man died Monday morning after a head-on crash on State Route 88 in South Lake Tahoe.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Briefly Hits 23,000

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly crossed 23,000 points for the first time Tuesday morning before slipping back below that threshold. 

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Overweight Florida Woman Charged With Killing Girl by Sitting on Her

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A 325-pound Florida woman is charged with killing her nine-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. 

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New Elementary School Name Down to Top 3 Finalists Video included

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Washoe County School District is building several new schools, and on Monday the official Naming Committee narrowed the list for what the first one will be called to three top contenders.

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Philanthropist Evelyn Mount Asks for Help With Thanksgiving Need Video included

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Local philanthropist Evelyn Mount says she's already in need of Thanksgiving donations. 

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Vegas Shooting Victim Remembered as Devoted Mom, Wife

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Las Vegas shooting victim Heather Warino Alvarado is being memorialized as a devoted wife and mother at a funeral in her southern Utah home town. 

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WCSD Seeks Public Input on Possible New High School Textbooks

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The Washoe County School District wants your input on some possible new high school mathematics and world language textbooks.

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