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CBS News Fires Charlie Rose After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct while PBS has terminated its relationship with Rose. 

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Parks Commission Seeks Public Input on Smoking at Area Parks

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The Parks Commissions want your opinion on whether or not smoking should be allowed in parks. They are considering rules regarding smoking, vaping, and the use of tobacco products in parks. 

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Achievement Beyond Obstacles; Leadership Academy

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As we head toward the end of the year, many teenagers are preparing for the next big step - the end of high school. This is when the Reno/Sparks Rotary Clubs step in to help those who want to go to college.

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WCSD Pilot Program Tests Physical Fitness, Academic Performance

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Six Washoe County schools are piloting a program to help kids foster a healthy lifestyle by using heart rate monitoring technology in P.E. classes, but the benefits are reaching far beyond the school gymnasium.

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Nevada's Recreational Marijuana Sales Top September Projection

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The latest data shows Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to surge. 

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Two Men Arrested on Drug-Related Charges in Gardnerville

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies say they arrested two men on drug-related charges in Gardnerville on Monday night. 

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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions on North Korean, Chinese Firms Video included

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The United States has issued new sanctions on four Chinese trading companies and a Chinese national said to have conducted hundreds of millions of dollars in business with North Korea.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Stolen Vending Machine

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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a vending machine that was stolen from the Smith’s grocery store earlier this month.

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NHP Identifies Pedestrian in Fatal Crash on Pyramid Highway Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian killed by an SUV on Pyramid Highway near Spring Ridge Drive on Sunday night.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closures

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The following businesses or offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday this week. 

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Federal Judge Permanently Blocks President Trump's Sanctuary Cities Order

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A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. 

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Kenny L. Sandage Named Carson City Undersheriff

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong has named Assistant Sheriff Kenny L. Sandage to be appointed to the position of Undersheriff in December.

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Delays Reported on Highway 395 Near Bodie Due to Overturned Semi-Truck

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Caltrans says drivers should expect delays on Highway 395 near Bodie as crews try to upright an overturned semi-truck.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips Video included

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Thousands of travelers are expected to pass through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport this holiday week. Peak travel days will be Wednesday and on Sunday. To help passengers, the airport is offering several tips.

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office Says Home Invasion Suspect Arrested Video included

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputies say they have arrested the 36-year-old man wanted on home invasion and domestic battery charges.

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Reno Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years For Role in Prescription Drug Ring Video included

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A northern Nevada doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and drug distribution charges in a deadly prescription drug ring.

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WCSD Still Says Wildcreek is Best for New High School Construction Video included

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Wildcreek is currently a popular site for golfing, but the WCSD is reporting there may be viable options to keep partial space for golfing.

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Southern Nevada Reports First Flu-Related Death This Season

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Southern Nevada health officials say a young child has died from the flu. The department said it's the first reported death from the flu in the county this season but among 78 cases that have been reported. 

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Portion of Eastbound Prater Way Closed for Lane Striping Project

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The Regional Transportation Commission says eastbound Prater Way, from Pyramid Way to Rock Boulevard, will remain closed for permanent lane striping of the newly paved roadway until Wednesday.

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Turkey Cooking Safety Video included

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Whether you're an amateur, or a pro, cooking a turkey can be tricky.  

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Washoe County Sheriff's Office Offers Twelve Tips of Holiday Safety Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday season with twelve safety tips. 

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Santa Visits for Senior Citizens in Carson City Video included

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Even though its Thanksgiving week, some organizations are already gearing up for Christmas. 

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Round Table Conversation With Local Immigration Leaders Video included

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Local immigration leaders ranging from the ACLU to Catholic Charities came out to voice their concerns and ideas about the immigration issue to Senator Cortez Masto.

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Thanksgiving Meals for Those Who Need It Video included

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Harrah's Reno set up a tent on Center St. and 6th St. to give community members who are hungry and less fortunate a chance to have a real Thanksgiving meal.

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Scott Freeman Elected Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge

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Chief Judge Freeman graduated from Ithaca College in New York with a degree in Politics and a minor in Economics. He received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California. Chief Judge Freeman has been a resident of Northern Nevada since 1979.

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Step Up the Holidays for Step 2 Video included

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Just in time for the holidays, the Reno-Sparks community proves its generous spirit, with truckloads of donations for local women battling addiction.  

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Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Fraud & Burglary Video included

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The case involved the cashing of fraudulent checks at several local businesses. The sentence ensures that the defendant will serve a minimum of 9.5 years in prison before parole eligibility begins.

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Stolen Tricycle Recovered Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office has announced a stolen tricycle has been recovered and returned to the owner. They go on to say that the tricycle was recovered by a member of the community in Carson City.

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More Parking Coming for Midtown Reno Shoppers Video included

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One tradition that comes with holiday shopping is the hunt for parking spaces, especially in an area that's long had a shortage of them. 

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Attorneys Filing Las Vegas Shooting Lawsuits With 450 Plaintiffs

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Attorneys who filed one of the first lawsuits after the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 concert-goers and left hundreds injured on the Las Vegas Strip are filing four more cases on behalf of more than 450 victims. 

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President Trump Promises Americans 'Huge Tax Cut' for Christmas Video included

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President Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, a day after the White House signaled its willingness to strike a health care provision from Senate tax legislation if it's an impediment to passing the tax bill.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Middle School in Spanish Springs Next Month

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The Washoe County School District is holding a groundbreaking ceremony for a new middle school in Spanish Springs next month.

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Options for Free Thanksgiving Meals This Week

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There are a few places you can get a free Thanksgiving meal this week.

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DMV Urges Appointments, Alternative Services to Avoid 'Black Monday' Video included

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The DMV is urging people to use appointments, online services and kiosks to avoid long wait times before and after the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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Reno VA Hospital Helping Vets With Opioid Addiction Video included

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Opioid addiction has been on the rise across America, it has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam Wars combined, which is raising concern for care advocates for Veterans.

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Greater Nevada Field Prepares to Host Annual Reno Ice Rink

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It's that time of year again. Our local outdoor ice rink is returning to Reno for the holiday season.

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Operation Christmas Child Video included

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Reno residents have the opportunity this weekend to help children in need by filling shoebox gifts.

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County Parties Nail Down Strategies Ahead of 2018 Race Video included

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We are at the halfway point between last year's bombshell election and next year's midterms, and Washoe County's political parties are making some changes. The new chairpersons for both major parties say they have taken the last year and done a little soul-searching.

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Christmas Tree Permits Now Available

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The U.S. Forest Service and BLM say Christmas tree permits for several areas are now available for purchase. 

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City of Reno Seeks Input for Arch Refresh Project Video included

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The City of Reno wants your input on how to refresh the arch in downtown Reno. 

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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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