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Alzheimer's Association to hold Walk to End Alzheimer's

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They will hold the walk Saturday at the Sparks Marina to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

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Washoe County Regional Animal Services To Hold Low-Cost Vaccinations and Free Microchips

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The event will be held at the Scolari's on 5430 Sun Valley Blvd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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BLM to Remove Fire Restrictions

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 Restrictions will expire at 12:01 a.m., Saturday morning. 

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Reno 1868 FC Signs Sean Bieker as Goalkeeper For Remainder of 2017 Season

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Sean Bieker is a Reno native and  former Bishop Manogue High School varsity standout.

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League to Save Lake Tahoe Invites Volunteers to Participate in Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day

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Participants will help protect young trees and restore area trails.

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Nevada Humane Society to Hold Yard-Style Sale to Benefit Homeless Pets

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NHS is holding the sale after a local, pet-distribution center closed and donated their product. NHS will sell the items at wholesale cost, and all the proceeds will go towards benefiting homeless pets. 

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Open Forum on Immigration and Refugee Reform

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Northern Nevada law enforcement agencies and city leaders will hold an open community forum to discuss immigration and refugee reform. 

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'Things 2 Do!' This Weekend Video included

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I hope you're ready for lots of off-roading action, puppy love, and pounds and pounds of candy! Here's a list of your 'Things 2 Do!'

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Trump Administration Scraps Obama-Era Campus Assault Guidance

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The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said the Obama rules were unfairly skewed against the students accused of assault.

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Chain Control Orders Lifted On Mt. Rose Highway Video included

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All lanes are now open per NDOT

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The Reno Police Department Provides Safety Tips In Light of Reports of People Being Followed Video included

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Despite the suspicious behavior, no crimes have been identified at this point.  The Reno Police Department encourages anybody with information to contact the Reno Police Department or Secret Witness.

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N. Korean Leader Fires Insults At President Trump & Hints At Weapons Test

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.

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Search For Mexico Quake Survivors Enters Day Four, Some Success

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Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

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Lake Tahoe's Levels Could Change Quickly This Fall

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Tahoe's level is still more than five feet above its natural rim and less than a foot from its legal limit.

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Chef's Fundraiser Raises More Than Five Thousand for Hurricane Relief Efforts

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Everything involved with the charity was donated including the live band's performance and the room in the convention center, so 100% of today's proceeds will be split evenly between the two charities.

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Nevada Volleyball Wins Second-Straight Match

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The Nevada Wolf Pack (4-10, 2-0 MW) defeated the Air Force Falcons (7-8, 0-1) Thursday night in three straight sets (25-16, 25-16, 25-20). The victory marked the first sweep for the Wolf Pack in the last 17 matches.

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Evening in Blue

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When a police officer leaves for work, families never truly know if it will be their last goodbye. Should something horrible happen, area families have a community committed to helping them cope through their loss. What Northern Nevada C.O.P.S. is all about in Health Watch.

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Reno Dentist Serves Veterans for Free

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It's a common misconception that veterans get dental care covered along with the rest of their benefits. But while the VA does offer dental, most vets don't qualify. So a Reno dentist's office is taking on the mission to serve those who have served. Every year the Sala Family Dentistry office in northwest Reno opens its doors for a full day of free care for veterans.

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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Arrest Fraud Suspect

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect, 33-year-old Ray Brashears, on suspicion of fraud. After a K-9 unit found five used, hypodermic needles and .4 grams of methamphetamine in Brashear’s car, they also found a wallet, with a Medicaid card, military ID, a social security card and a Nevada driver’s license not belonging to Brashears. 

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Sierra Wave Clouds

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A Sierra Wave Cloud may look like a flying a saucer, but they are not a sign of aliens, rather a sign that rain or snow may be coming soon. Since they typically form in mountainous areas, we get them quite regularly in northern Nevada. 

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I-80 Westbound Reopened After Fatal Crash Near Eagle Lakes Video included

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The California Highway Patrol says I-80 westbound has been reopened after it was closed due to a fatal crash involving 16 vehicles near Eagle Lakes. 

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VA To Hold Annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down Friday Video included

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They hold Homeless Veterans Stand Down to provide information, supplies, services and meals to our homeless Veteran population .

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Topping Out Ceremony for the Damonte Ranch High School Expansion Video included

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Damonte Ranch High School students etched their name into history on Thursday, just before the final beam of the school's expansion building was put into place. 

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Snow Falling in Higher Elevations; I-80 Open to Traffic Video included

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Snow is falling in higher elevations, close to Donner Lake.  At the time of this writing, I-80 is open with no controls.

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NDOT Reopens SB I-580 Off-Ramp to Second Street As Part of Glendale Ave. Reconstruction Video included

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The Second Street off-ramp from southbound Interstate 580 has reopened as roadwork advances on the Nevada Department of Transportation's Glendale Avenue reconstruction project.

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President Trump Targets North Korea in New Executive Order Video included

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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would enable the United States to sanction individual companies and institutions that finance trade with North Korea.

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Someone 2 Know: Cody Villalobos Video included

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For videographer & Nevada native, Cody Villalobos, whether it’s with a drone or a traditional camera, it's all about capturing the right shot. His attention to detail has recently won him a spot on the video production team for a big country-music super star. 

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Death Wish Coffee Co. Recalls Nitro Cold Brew After Botulism Concerns

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Death Wish Coffee Co. is recalling its 11-oz Nitro Cold Brew cans after concerns of possible botulism. 

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Snow Still on Mount Rose, How Common Is It? Video included

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As of last week, all of the snow has melted off of the Mount Rose Ski Resort area itself, but on Mount Rose proper, there are still some patches of snow left. What might seem like a small piece from afar could actually be deep enough to ski on.

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Mother and Daycare Speak Out Against Employee's Mishandling of Child Video included

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Due to the severity of the incident, the Kids ‘R’ Kids corporate office is getting involved too.

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President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico Video included

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President Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria slammed into the U.S. territory. The declaration makes federal funding available to Puerto Ricans affected by the storm, which has knocked out power across the entire island.

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California Sues Trump Administration to Prevent Border Wall

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California is suing the Trump administration to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws. 

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President Trump to Look at Even Stricter Cap on Refugees

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President Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials say.

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Food Bank of Northern Nevada Sees Change of President/CEO Video included

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The Food Bank of Northern Nevada held a reception today for Cherie Jamason, who is stepping down from President/CEO to take on a new role with the company.

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Northern Nevada Medical Center Opens New Rehab & Sports Medicine Center Video included

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Physical therapy is helpful for people who are injured, who just had surgery or who've had a stroke, MS, even Parkinson's disease. Now Northern Nevada Medical Center is offering another option for PT on the south side of town. What makes it unique in Health Watch.

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Placer County Sheriff's Office Asks For Public's Help In Identifying Car Theft Suspect Video included

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The Placer County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a car theft that happened at Kings Beach on September 8. 

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Assembling an Emergency Preparedness Kit Video included

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With several natural disasters happening around the world, it is important to remember a similar emergency could happen right here at home in Northern Nevada. Washoe County Emergency Manager, Aaron Kenneston says residents should prepare enough supplies to last them at least three days.

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Sparks Police Investigating Vehicle Burglary Video included

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The suspect appears to be a white male wearing a dark colored baseball style cap, a dark sweatshirt, and camouflage pants. The suspect was riding a silver mountain bike, and a high-dollar amount of identifiable car stereo equipment was stolen. 

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UNR Researchers Test Bridge During Earthquake Simulation Video included

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Researches at UNR are using shake tables to create safer bridges and improve standards. 

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Southwire Issues Recall For Snow Globe Stake Lights

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They advise that consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stake lights and contact Southwire to return the product for a refund.  Southwire can be contacted toll-free at (888) 847-8709 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Preliminary Investigation Names Cause of Woodchuck Fire in West Reno Video included

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A preliminary investigation says Monday's Woodchuck Fire was accidentally started at a construction site in southwest Reno. 

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NDOT Announces Weekend Detours Will Be in Place Near USA Pkwy Video included

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NDOT is setting up the detours due to a re-striping project that will take place from 6 p.m. September 22 to 6 p.m. September 24.  

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Nevada Panel to Address Gambling, Pot Industry Interactions Video included

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has ordered a committee to make policy recommendations on the interactions between the state's gambling and recreational marijuana industries.

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NHP Identifies Driver in Fatal Crash on South Virginia Street Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers have identified the driver involved in a fatal crash on South Virginia Street near South Hills Drive this past Monday. 

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City Negotiates With Developer for New Sporting Complex in East Reno Video included

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The Rosewood Lake Golf Course off Pembroke Drive in Reno found itself right in the middle of the all new SouthEast Connector and had to shut down in 2015. Once a popular spot to tee off, the course is getting a mulligan. 

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The Carson Nugget Announces Job Fair

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The Carson Nugget will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, September 26, from 2pm to 4pm.  They will have more than two dozen positions in full-time and part-time capacities, and all levels of experience are invited to attend the event, which takes place in the Sierra Room on the main floor of the casino on N. Carson Street. See details in the flyer below: More>>

'Run on Tuna' Collecting Cans of Fish for Food Bank of Northern Nevada

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You can help the Food Bank of Northern Nevada this month by donating to Run on Tuna. The annual fundraiser aims to collect about 10,000 cans of tuna every September and they're hoping to do that again this year.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Asks For Public's Help Finding Missing Person Video included

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing person. 56-year-old Sara Reyes was reported as a missing person on 09/10/17. 

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Sacramento State Beats Nevada Volleyball

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Despite monster nights from several players, the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-8) fell to the Sacramento State Hornets (9-5) Thursday in four sets to start things off at the Wolf Pack Tournament. 

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Free Medical Clinic Coming to Reno September 29th

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Remote Area Medical, the largest free mobile medical clinic in the country, is coming to Reno this month. The clinic will head to the Biggest Little City September 29 and stay through October 1. It’s taking place at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Parking is at the Washoe County Health District located at 1001 E. 9th Street in Reno. Clinic parking will open at 12 a.m. midnight on Friday, September 29 for patients to begin the check-in process. Ticket distrib... More>>

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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