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Wildland Fire Near Six Mile Canyon Video included

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Storey County is working to contain a wildland fire that broke out in the Six Mile Canyon area Friday. 

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Car Crashes Into East Reno Home, Catches on Fire

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A car crashed into a home in east Reno, catching the vehicle and the home on fire.

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Safely Watching the Solar Eclipse Video included

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 It goes without saying that you can't look at the sun directly with just the naked eye and these are some of the dangers that can happen if you don't protect yourself. 

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Flash Flood Warning for Sierra & Nevada Counties in California

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The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a flash flood warning for Sierra County and Nevada County in northern California. 

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Lane Closures Scheduled on I-80 Monday

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Expect lane closures next week while NDOT begins installing the new Welcome to Nevada sign at the state line. 

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"Space Whale" Dedication in Downtown Reno Scheduled for Friday Video included

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The City of Reno will be dedicating the new Space Whale in City Plaza Friday, August 18th. 

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High Sierra Industries Holding 'X-Treme Ability Challenge' Saturday Video included

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A popular event that limits a person's physical abilities to show how those living with a disability overcome their challenges is returning to northern Nevada this Saturday, August 19th.

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'Things 2 Do!' This Weekend Video included

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A fun and free concert to inspire those living with cancer is headlining your list of 'Things 2 Do!' this weekend in Carson City and a good old fashion rodeo is hitting the Comstock! But you have to check out a 2500 year old Chinese sport coming to life at the Sparks Marina! Here's a list of your 'Things 2 Do!'

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President Trump to Visit Reno Video included

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President Donald Trump will be in Reno Wednesday, August 23rd to speak to the 99th National Convention of The American Legion, which is the nation's largest organization of wartime veterans. 

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Historical Resource Commission Recommends Allowing Businesses in Caughlin Ranch House

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Thursday afternoon the Reno Historical Resources Commission chose to recommend that office space and small retail stores to be allowed at the Betsy Caughlin Ranch House. 

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Sparks Police Looking For Armed Robbery Suspect Video included

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Sparks police are looking for a man who robbed the Dotty's Casino in Sparks late Thursday night.

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Local Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties Video included

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83% of the sun will be blocked at it's peak which is expected at about 10:20 a.m. in the Reno area. 

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Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves the White House Video included

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WASHINGTON (AP) - White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post.

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Lt Governor Mark Hutchison Not Seeking Re-Election

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Nevada's Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison will not be seeking re-election in 2018. 

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13 Dead, Dozens Injured After Van Strikes Several People in Barcelona Video included

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Police say a white van drove onto a sidewalk in Barcelona, killing one person and injuring more. 

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Woman Killed After Being Struck by a Vehicle

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A 71-year-old Reno woman has passed away after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening.

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Suspect Arrested After Standoff Near Pyramid Highway Video included

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The suspect has been arrested after a standoff lasting several hours  in a residence off of Pyramid Highway. 

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Aces Remain in First Despite Loss

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The Aces (70-55) fell to the River Cats for the second time in the four-game set after they evened the series last night with a shutout win.

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Nevada Can Begin Issuing Marijuana Distribution Licenses to More Businesses Video included

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After Thursday's ruling the Nevada Department of Taxation can begin issuing distribution licensing to qualified applicants beyond just those with alcohol distribution licenses.

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Women Veterans Roundtable Held in Reno Video included

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Thursday morning the Veterans Guest House held a women veterans roundtable to discuss sexual trauma and the treatment of women in the military

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Nevada Execution Scheduled for November

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The Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) is preparing for the November execution of Scott Raymond Dozier. 

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Man Arrested for Multiple Vehicle Burglaries Video included

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A man has been arrested in connection to a vehicle burglary and attempted commercial burglary in Carson City.  

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Solar Glasses Recalled in Douglas County Video included

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Douglas County is recalling all of the solar eclipse glasses that were given out at the Minden library. 

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Three People Arrested for Carson Robbery Video included

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Two men robbed a Carson City man after a woman lured him into a trap, with the promise of sex. 

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Phone Scammers Posing as Renown Employees

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Renown Health says that phone scammers are posing as Renown employees. 

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Poll: Military Action & North Korea Video included

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CBS News conducted a poll to see what Americans think the United States should do in response to North Korea's threats.

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West Nile Virus Found in Three Horses

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The Nevada Department of Agriculture reports that three horses tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Sparks Police Looking for Missing Teen Video included

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Sparks Police say a young girl has returned home after her and her brother went missing overnight. The young boy is still missing.

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Poll: People Are Split Over President's Response to Charlottesville Violence Video included

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A new CBS news poll looks at the attack in Charlottesville and President Trump's response.  

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Nevada Receiving Another $1.2 Million to Fight the Opioid Crisis

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The state of Nevada has already received $8.24 million in federal grant awards to combat the opioid epidemic, now Governor Sandoval says the state is receiving an additional $1.2 million. 

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Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing an Armored Vehicle

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A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to using a baseball bat to rob an armored vehicle in 2012. 

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One Person Hospitalized After Aircraft Downed at Yerington Airport

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One person was taken to the hospital after an aircraft went down at Yerington Airport. 

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Someone 2 Know; Remembering Alisa Hardy Orton Video included

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One year ago this month, the northern Nevada community was shocked by a fatal head-on collision.The family she left behind hold each other up every day and take steps forward.

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President Trump Decries Monument Removals 'History Ripped Apart' Video included

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President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons.

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Aces Reclaim First Place with Win Over Sacramento

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The Reno Aces played host to the Sacramento River Cats at Greater Nevada Field on Wednesday night in game two of the four-game set. 

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Sparks Police Working Injury Crash

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Sparks Police say they are on scene of a injury crash in the area of El Rancho Drive and Prater Way.

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MoviePass Drops Monthly Price to $9.95 Video included

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Going to the movies and sitting in an air conditioned theater is ideal for hot summer days, but it can get expensive. 

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Painting without Pain: Medtronic Drug Pump Video included

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A man born with cerebral palsy had a tough go for many years. He lived in constant pain - up until fairly recently. Find out what changed and why his world is now more colorful than ever before in Health Watch.

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LimeBike Ride-Sharing Service Finds Customers in South Lake Tahoe Video included

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There's a new bike-sharing service called LimeBike near Stateline that's encouraging people to take a short bike ride to get around, rather than taking your car. 

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Injury Crash Causing Delays on I-80

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The Nevada Highway Patrol is responding to an injury crash on I-80 near Mustang in Sparks. 

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President Trump Disbands Two White House Business Councils Video included

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(AP) - Trump disbands two White House business councils, amid criticism from CEOs for remarks on Charlottesville protest.

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Person Fatally Shot in Reno Apartment Complex, Suspect Arrested Video included

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One person is dead and another arrested after a shooting at an apartment complex in Reno. 

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First Section of Interstate 11 Opens

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2.5 miles of southbound Interstate 11 between US 95 and Railroad Pass Casino Interchange opened at 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.

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Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

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 (AP) - A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. 

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DC Memorial Vandalized Overnight Video included

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Crews are working to remove graffiti from a pillar of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. 

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Dogs at South Lake Tahoe Beaches and Events

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The South Lake Tahoe Police Department is looking for the community's feedback on having dogs in public parks, on the beach, and at certain events.

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Helpline for Questions or Concerns about Long Term Care

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The Nevada Long Term Care Ombudsman Helpline is now active. 

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Volunteers Needed at Local Nonprofits Video included

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13 local nonprofits will be gathering at The Eddy for some fun and games while looking for potential volunteers.

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Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit by a Van

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Reno Police say that the bicyclist hit by a car in Reno on Monday has succumbed to his injuries. 

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Nevada Among States Urging Amendment to Sex Trafficking Law

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Nevada Attorney General Laxalt signed a bipartisan letter urging Congress to confirm that local law enforcement have their traditional jurisdictions when investigating and prosecuting sex trafficking.

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40th Anniversary of Elvis Presley's Death

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Elvis Presley fans in a long line are making the slow, solemn walk up the driveway of Graceland to pay their respects to the late singer on the 40th anniversary of his death.

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Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money

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(AP) - A federal appeals court panel has ruled that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. 

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Aces Lose to Sacramento 7-6

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The Reno Aces lost a tough one to the Sacramento River Cats by a score of 7-6 in the series opener at Greater Nevada Field. 

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Nevada Basketball Picks Up Transfer

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Eric Musselman announced that Wagner College guard Corey Henson will transfer to Nevada and play his senior season in  2018-19 after sitting out this season under NCAA transfer rules. 

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City of Reno Offers Grants for Home Improvement Video included

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Low and moderate income homeowners in the City of Reno are able to apply for one-time funds through the program to help them fix their homes or clean up their properties.

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Local Business Puts Up 'No Dogs Allowed' Signs Video included

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Sierra Tap House has been at the same location near the Truckee River for 11 years, and in the past you were able to bring your dog and sit out on their patio and enjoy a drink. 

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DACA Anniversary Brings Supporters Together in Nevada Video included

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It has been about 5 years since applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program were accepted and locals as well as Nevada state representatives are using the date to talk about the program's importance.

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Battle of the Badges Blood Drive at Greater Nevada Field

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The Battle of the Badges Blood Drive continues Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Greater Nevada Field. 

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"Douglas Diaries" Looking for Locals

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Douglas County, Nevada is looking for locals to feature on the new website, "Douglas Diaries." 

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Governor Sandoval Says Nevada Exchange Options Coming to All Nevada Counties Video included

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Governor Sandoval is in Silver Springs Tuesday morning and is expected to make an announcement about healthcare in the silver state. 

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Winter Moisture Results in the Best Black Rock Desert in Years Video included

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The Black Rock Desert was covered in water as late as June this year, sparking some concerns about where the annual Burning Man event would take place. 

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Saint Mary's Fitness Center: Managing MS Video included

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While there is still no cure for multiple sclerosis, millions of people are finding ways to live with it. Saint Mary's Fitness Center is launching a program to help northern Nevadans better manage MS.

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Behind the Scenes: Hot August Nights Prostitution Sting Video included

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Hot August Nights is one of the most popular events for our area... and a great community celebration. But like many big gatherings, it brings with it - extra crime. 

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Two Men Sought in Stabbing and Robbery Near Harrah's in Stateline Video included

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify and find several persons of interest in a stabbing at Harrah's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino.  

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Big Ben's Bells Temporarily Silenced

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(AP) - The bell has sounded the time from Parliament's clock tower since 1859, but on Monday it's due to fall silent while repair work is carried out on the Victorian clock and the tower.

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President Trump Says Blame on Both Sides in Charlottesville

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President Donald Trump returned insistently Tuesday to his assessment that "there is blame on both sides" after being roundly criticized for such comments following the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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The Donner Pass Derby is Born

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Fans have decided the new name for a rivalry game between Reno 1868 FC and Sacramento Republic FC. 

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$500,000 Prize Awarded for Work on Gene Editing

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(AP) - Five researchers will share a $500,000 medical prize for their roles in developing a groundbreaking, gene-editing tool that lets scientists alter the DNA of living cells. 

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Falling Tree Kills At Least 12 in Portugal

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Portuguese authorities say the tree that fell during a popular religious festival on the island of Madeira killed at least 12 people.

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Multiple Shots Fired in Sun Valley Video included

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Monday night into Tuesday morning there were three separate cases of shots being fired in Sun Valley.  

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Reno Ends Skid in Tacoma

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The Reno Aces defeated the Tacoma Rainiers Monday night by a score of 8-4 in the series finale at Cheney Stadium. 

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Reno Holds Candlelight Vigil for Charlottesville Victims Video included

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Hundreds of people came out from all over Northern Nevada and gathered in front of the Believe sign to denounce the violence of white supremacists. 

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Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Crash Hospitalizes One Video included

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One man is in the hospital after he was hit on his bicycle Monday evening. Reno Police Officers, Reno Fire, and REMSA responded to the area of Airway and Home Gardens in Reno on the report of a vehicle vs bicyclist crash.

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Nevada Officials Respond to Charlottesville Violence Video included

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Both of Nevada's senators gave interviews on the subject Monday, and despite their typical disagreement on other major issues, they were united in their message about this.

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UNR Student Talks After Marching in Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally Video included

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Thousands gathered to protest in the streets Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday, among them was 20 year-old Reno resident Peter Cvjetanovic.

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Las Vegas Police: Man Arrested in Threatening Note Addressed to Sen. Heller Video included

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Police in Las Vegas say they have made an arrest in a case stemming from a threatening note that officers found last month near the office of Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.

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Talking to Your Children About Racism Video included

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Like many of people, Stuart Gordon with the Family Counseling Service in Reno can't seem to wrap his head around the violence happening in Charlottesville, or why hatred and racism is still so prevalent in our society. 

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Rally Suspect's Mother Accused Him of Prior Attacks Video included

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Records from 911 calls show the Ohio driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally was previously accused of beating his mother and threatening her with a knife.

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Reno's Clock Shop Running Out of Time Video included

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A Reno mainstay will soon stop ticking at its longtime shop on south Virginia. We take a look at the nearing closure that’s just another example of our changing city.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Adds Flights for Upcoming Ski Season

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The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is adding several flights to its winter schedules for the upcoming ski season. 

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Judge Says No to Sanctions in Bundy Standoff Case in Nevada

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A judge decided not to sanction defendants in the Las Vegas retrial of four men accused of wielding weapons against federal land management agents to stop a round-up of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy's cattle in April 2014.

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NDOW to Hold Urban Coyote Seminar in Reno This Week

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The Nevada Department of Wildlife says they've been fielding calls about coyotes recently. They say one of the most common concerns is about the safety of your pets. 

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Construction Continues at Glendale, More Closures Start Monday Video included

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Work on the Glendale Avenue Reconstruction Project is about a half way done. And starting Monday, some Interstate 580 ramp closures and surface street lane shifts will take effect.

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Nevada Highway Patrol Reminds Drivers to Move Over Video included

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Dramatic dash cam video from early August shows NHP troopers working a crash on the side of I-80 when a speeding car rammed into the back of their parked patrol car.

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Saint Mary's School Supply Drive to Help Foster Families

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Saint Mary's Health Network has teamed up with Washoe County Human Services Agency, to support local students with a school supply drive.

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Small Earthquakes Rattle Mammoth Lakes Early Monday Morning

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Happening between 11 p.m. Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday, the quakes ranged from 2.5 and 3.1 magnitude. 

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Wildland Fire Knocked Down in Hungry Valley

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Crews are responding to a wildland fire in the area of Chickadee and Hungry Valley in Reno.

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Traffic and Parking Problems at Sand Harbor Video included

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With over 500 parking spaces at Sand Harbor, not everyone gets to enjoy the beach, especially on a nice summer day. 

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Two People Rescued After Crash in Washoe Lake

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The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) rescued two people after their vehicle went into Washoe Lake.  

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Police Identify Troopers Killed in Helicopter Crash in Virginia Video included

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Virginia state police said one of their agency's helicopters crashed Saturday outside Charlottesville, killing two troopers.

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Arrest Statistics for Hot August Nights 2017 Video included

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Now that the event has ended the Reno Police Department released their final statistics. 

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Hot August Nights Cup Winners Announced

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Hot August Nights has come to an end and this year's winners have been announced. 

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Washoe County Parks Hosts Kids Triathlon Video included

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The first ever Bowers Mansion kids triathlon was held on Saturday. The course included swimming, biking and running on a closed course within the park.

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Nevada Humane Society Holds 'Walk For Animals' at Sparks Marina Video included

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After a three year break, the Nevada Humane Society held its 'Walk for Animals' fundraiser at the Sparks Marina on Saturday. 

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Anthony Scaramucci to Guest on Colbert's 'Late Show' Next Week

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CBS says Anthony Scaramucci will be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night show next week. The former White House communications director lost his job with President Donald Trump's administration July 31, after only 11 days in the job.

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