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Injury Crash Near Kingsbury Grade and Foothill in Gardnerville Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol says there is an injury crash near Kingsbury Grade and Foothill Road in Gardnerville.

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REMSA Ride-Along for National EMS Week Video included

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'Always in Service' is the theme for the 2017 National Emergency Medical Services Week. With a profession in saving lives, EMTs and paramedics are never truly off-duty.  KTVN's Elizabeth Olveda was able to ride-along with two REMSA employees who have 36 years of experience, combined.

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Boil Water Order in Spanish Springs and Bridle Path Area Video included

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Great Basin Water Co. has issued a boil water order for customers in the Spanish Springs and Bridle Path area. 

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Aces Beat Cubs 2-1

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Diamondbacks number one prospect Anthony Banda got the start for Reno in game one of a four-game set against the Iowa Cubs on Tuesday night. Banda tossed 6.0 innings one one-run baseball, adding eight strikeouts to ensure the victory. 

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Maplewood Stables Offers Free Horse Handling & Safety Clinic Video included

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Maplewood Stables holds a free first responders horse handling and safety clinic every six months in hopes that it will help horse owners, and first responders when evacuation is required. They believe teaching people how important it is to have an evacuation plan and what to do will help save lives.

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Eldorado Resorts Opens Family Medical Center Video included

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How does getting medical care without leaving work sound to you? Seeing a doctor will soon be very convenient for thousands of northern Nevadans.

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Lawmakers Consider Giving Rights Back To Felons Video included

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Two bills are making their way through the state legislature that would give felons the right to vote and serve on juries in both civil and criminal cases.  SB125 and AB181 have already passed their house of origin, and could pass the other chamber by Friday. 

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Douglas County Warning Residents of Increase in Vehicle Burglaries Video included

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says there has been an increase in vehicle burglaries in the area and are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and homes when they leave. 

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Structure Fire South of Alt Highway 50 in Fernley Video included

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North Lyon County Fire Protection District says there was a structure fire in Fernley. Officials say the fire is located south of Alternate Highway 50 on Relief Springs Road.

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RFD: Gas Leak Near South Meadows and Gateway Video included

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Reno Fire Department says a gas line was hit in the area of South Meadows and Gateway. RFD says that the gas has been turned off.

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Veterans, the VA and Marijuana Video included

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Marijuana is now legal in Nevada, and a growing list of dispensaries and clinics are offering free services to veterans, and many of our viewers are concerned about losing their veterans' benefits for using something not approved by the federal government. 

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WCSD Approves Final Budget, Taking Feedback on School Lunch Policy Video included

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Washoe County School Board of Trustees is holding a public hearing on its upcoming budget and are also scheduled to discuss its school lunch policy.

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Governor Sandoval Holds Annual Wildland Fire Briefing Video included

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Governor Brian Sandoval sat down with several firefighting agencies to discuss the 2017 wildland fire season.

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California Man Receives Maximum Sentence for Burglary Video included

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The Washoe County District Attorney’s Office says a California man with a long criminal history has been sentenced for vehicle burglary and theft charges. 

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President Trump's Budget Proposal Has Massive Cuts to Social Programs Video included

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President Trump's 2018 budget proposes balancing the budget by cutting $1.74 trillion from social safety net programs and Medicaid and overhauling the tax code and regulatory framework, and it sets an economic growth target of 3%.

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Fire Breaks Out at Home in South Reno; No One Hurt

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An investigation is underway after a house fire on Casazza Ranch Lane in Reno on Tuesday afternoon.

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Islamic State Group Claims Responsibility for Deadly Manchester Blast Video included

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ISIS says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England, where 22 people died in an explosion. The United States government has not yet verified that claim.

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Three People Sentenced in Elk Killing Case Video included

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The Nevada Department of Wildlife says three people have been sentenced for elk poaching in the northeast part of the state.

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U.S. Says Fiat Chrysler Used Software to Beat Emissions Tests

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The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some diesel pickup trucks and Jeeps cheat on emissions tests.

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Classes Resume After School Fire Alarm

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Lake Tahoe Community College representatives say a light fixture that shorted caused a precautionary evacuation at the school late Tuesday morning.

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Mottsville Lane Closed Due to Water Over Roadway Video included

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Douglas County says Mottsville Lane near State Route 206 is closed due to water covering the roadway. 

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Churchill County High School in Fallon Closed Due to Gas Leak

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The Churchill County School District is closing the high school as a precautionary measure, due to a gas leak. Southwest Gas is on site and repairs are being made. 

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Wild Island Partners With Food Bank of Northern Nevada to Fight Hunger Video included

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The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is looking to fill 25 sessions each month during the summer.  

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John Brennan Says He Shared Classified Information About Terrorism Video included

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John Brennan says that when he was CIA director he shared classified information with Russia and other nations about threats related to terrorism.

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Nevada Attorney General: $18.5 Million Settlement With Target

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Nevada's attorney general says 47 states and the District of Columbia have reached an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corp. to resolve the states' probe into the discounter's massive pre-Christmas data breach in 2013.

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Nevada Gets Grant to Support Drowsy Driving Prevention Efforts Video included

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Four states, including Nevada, will each receive $15,000 in funding to support drowsy driving prevention efforts.

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Free Car Safety Seat Check Tuesday in Reno Video included

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You can make sure your child's car seat is properly installed at a free event Tuesday in Reno.

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Man Dies After Being Sickened in Apparent Botulism Outbreak in California Video included

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A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said.

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James Bond Actor Sir Roger Moore Dies at 89 Video included

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Roger Moore's family says former James Bond star has died after a short battle with cancer. He was 89. 

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Washoe County Warns Public to Stay Away from Poison Hemlock Video included

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Between a walking path and the Truckee River, a hiking trail at Dorostkar Park has been closed due to flood damage, but recently, a new threat has emerged as well. 

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Summer Camp Ideas for Kids Video included

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Summer vacation for the kids will be here very soon. School is almost out! Parents, you need to be quick to sign up for camp because spots are filling up fast! 

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Nevada Permits Young Soldiers to Carry Concealed Weapons Video included

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Nevada is lowering the age requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons to 18 for active-duty soldiers and honorably discharged veterans.

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Democrats Are Pushing For Minimum Wage Increases

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After recent success in Arizona, Democrats are pushing to raise minimum wage in Nevada.

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Washoe County Health District Asking for Mosquito Abatement Funds Video included

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Northern Nevada's wet winter means we will likely see a spike in mosquitoes, and health officials in Washoe County are asking for more money to fight them.

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Police Body Cameras, Child Safety Seat Regulations Could Be Coming to Nevada Video included

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A bill is heading to the governor's desk, which would require certain police officers to wear body cameras.  SB176 passed both houses, late last week, and awaits Governor Brian Sandoval's signature.  

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Settlement Money Could Fund Electric School Buses in Nevada Video included

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Nevada is getting a big chunk of change from a settlement with Volkswagen, following the automaker's major emissions scandal, and the money could pay for a fleet of fully electric school buses.

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Ask the Doctor: Insulin Resistance Video included

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Are you insulin resistant? It is estimated more than 85-million American adults are pre-diabetic and over time, if not managed, insulin resistance can lead to pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. To learn more, we are having a member of Renown's Endocrinology team on our Ask the Doctor segment tonight. Call (775) 858-2222 between 5-6 p.m.

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Man Convicted for Selling Drugs in Front of Child

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The Washoe County District Attorney’s Office says a man was convicted on Wednesday for selling narcotics in the presence of a child.  

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NDOC: O.J. Simpson Eligible for Parole This Summer Video included

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The Nevada Department of Corrections says O.J. Simpson is eligible for parole this July. NDOC has not yet announced an exact date, but confirms that the parole hearing will take place in July.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Responds to Video of Racially Motivated Argument Video included

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The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is speaking out after video surfaced of an altercation between two passengers at the airport.

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24 Years Later: The Sparks Boy Trapped in the Claw Machine Video included

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You know those claw machines, where kids put in their quarter and try to grab a stuffed toy? They were all fun and games until a little Sparks boy became famous…by getting trapped inside one.

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Judge Sentences Habitual Criminal to 18 Years in Prison Video included

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The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says a man was sentenced as a habitual criminal after he pleaded guilty in a fraud case.

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State Senator Resigns From a Committee Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

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A Nevada state senator accused of sexual harassment has resigned from his position as chair of a transportation committee. Sen. Mark Manendo denies the claims.

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Wolf Pack Needs a New Voice

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The voice of the Nevada Wolf Pack for the past nine season is moving on. Ryan Radtke has accepted a national broadcasting job at Westwood One where Radtke will call college football, college basketball and other major events for the radio network. 

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Interstate 80 Work to Close Freeway Ramps and Lanes in Truckee

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There are lots of road construction projects this week across parts of Northern California, including near Truckee. 

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Lake Tahoe Prescribed Fire Operations Continue This Week Video included

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The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team says that if conditions are favorable, operations may take place near Sugar Pine Point, Glenbrook, Lower Kingsbury Grade, Ski Run Boulevard, Fallen Leaf Lake and Meyers.

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Carson Nugget Casino to Hold Job Fair This Week

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Carson Nugget Casino is holding a job fair this Thursday in the Sierra Room on the main floor.

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CHP Issues AMBER Alert for Boy Abducted From San Francisco

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California authorities have issued an AMBER Alert for a 1-year-old boy police say was kidnapped from San Francisco and traveling with a possibly suicidal man.

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Sparks Police Seek Missing, Suicidal Man Video included

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Sparks Police are asking for help finding a suicidal, 74 year-old man who went missing earlier this month.

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Sparks Police Seek Woman Missing Since May 4th

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Sparks Police need your help finding 24-year-old Chastity Renee Valencia, who was last seen on May 4th. 

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Teen

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The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a missing teen from Fernley.

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