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Motorcycle Malfunction Causes House Fire

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A Family in Sparks was bale to make it out of their home safe after a fire started in their garage and spread to the attic. More>>

Aces Lose Finale in New Orleans

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The Reno Aces dropped a tight series finale in New Orleans as the Zephyrs used a two-run homer by Mark Canha to top the Aces, 3-2, at Zephyr Field Tuesday night. More>>

CDC: Patient Tested for Ebola at California Hospital

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is testing a possible Ebola patient who was admitted to Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Sacramento Tuesday. More>>

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Visits Reno Video included

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The new Secretary of Veterans Affairs is in town today speaking with veterans and elected leaders about the state of the health care system. Robert McDonald is visiting less than three months after Eric Shinseki stepped down from the post. More>>

Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional Center

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The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate has died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City. More>>

U.S. Authenticating Video of American's Killing

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The White House says intelligence officials are working to determine whether a video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the execution of American journalist James Foley is authentic. More>>

Former State Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Gun Charge

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A former Nevada state lawmaker has pleaded not guilty to a gun charge dating to allegations that he threatened to harm an Assembly leader days before the 2013 legislative session began. More>>

Lake Tahoe Summit Focuses on Ecosystem Issues Video included

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Hundreds of people gathered at Lake Tahoe on Tuesday including officials from California and Nevada to discuss how to preserve the lake for future generations. More>>

Inaugural Victim Assistance Academy Held in Downtown Reno Video included

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Over the next few days dozens of victim advocates from all over the state are in Reno attending the first ever Victim Assistance Academy. More>>

Texas Gov. Perry Booked on Abuse of Power Charges Video included

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Gov. Rick Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors. Perry, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, turned himself in Tuesday at the Travis County courthouse. More>>

Fire Near Yosemite That 1,000 Fled Doesn't Grow

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Officials say a California wildfire that has forced about 1,000 people from their homes in the foothills near Yosemite National Park is holding steady amid higher humidity and calmer winds. More>>

Brita Recalls 242,500 Children's Water Bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard. The company said Tuesday that the lid of the hard-sided bottles can break into pieces with sharp points. More>>

Synthetic Marijuana Usage Up Across U.S. Video included

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A few days ago, New Hampshire declared a state of emergency after nearly 40 people overdosed on ‘spice,' a form of synthetic marijuana. There are many gray areas when it comes to synthetic drugs in the Silver State and in the country. More>>

AG Holder Brings His Civil Rights Push to Ferguson Video included

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Attorney General Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday brings the full weight of the U.S. government to its investigation of the police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. More>>

Police: St. Louis Officers Kill Suspect With Knife Video included

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A large crowd has gathered at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery. More>>

Bail Hearing Wednesday in Sparks Trespass Killing

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A lawyer for a 73-year-old Sparks man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed trespasser has waived his preliminary hearing and says they are ready to go to trial to prove he acted in self-defense. More>>

EPA Praises Work on Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway

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A regional boss for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is lauding the work of a Reno-area nonprofit building a 116-mile bicycle path that follows the Truckee River all the way from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake. More>>

Floods Force Dramatic Rescues in Phoenix Area

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Authorities are attempting to rescue people from a flooded house north of Phoenix after several inches of rain pummeled the state. More>>

St. Vincent's Event to Offer Free Haircuts Wednesday

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A group of more than a dozen hairstylists from various local salons are donating their services and time to offer free haircuts to local people who can't afford them. The first ever “Haircuts from the Heart” event is happening from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday in St. Vincent's Dining Room. More>>

AP: U.S. Changing No-Fly List Rules

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The Obama administration says it plans to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists. More>>

RTC to Hold Open House on Keystone Ave. Corridor Thursday

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is inviting the public to help plan improvements to the Keystone Avenue Corridor. An open house will take place at Peavine Elementary School, located at 1601 Grandview Avenue in Reno this Thursday. More>>

California Committee Approves Higher Pension Calculations

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A state pension fund committee has approved retirement calculations for new hires despite concerns about pension spiking raised by California Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments. More>>

Brush Fire Near Boca Dam Fully Contained at 84 Acres Video included

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Fire Officials say crews have fully contained an 84-acre brush fire that sparked Monday afternoon directly east of Boca Dam Reservoir. More>>

Woman on Life Support After Being Struck by Vehicle

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Sparks Police are investigating a traffic accident involving a pedestrian at 9th and C Street in Sparks. More>>

Longtime Voice of "SNL" Dies at 96 Video included

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Announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," "The Price is Right" and other programs, has died. More>>

Amazon Moving to Reno From Fernley Video included

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Three days after we learned about amazon.com moving its Fernley distribution center to Reno, we're learning more about the impacts the move could have on both northern Nevada cities. More>>

Senator Harry Reid Grades Congress During Brief Reno Visit Video included

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It's a busy summer vacation for Senator Harry Reid. He's back home in Nevada where he told a crowd this weekend he's confident Democrats will keep the majority in the Senate. But as you'll recall, Senator Heller told us last week there's real frustration on Capitol Hill. More>>

Surplus Store Stocks Basics and Furry Supplies for Burning Man Video included

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Twin City Surplus on Fourth Street in Reno usually carries things like military supplies and camouflage, but for Burning Man, the store goes from green and gray to bright and furry. More>>

NHP Identifies Pedestrian Killed on Highway 395 in Douglas County

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Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers have identified the pedestrian killed on Highway 395 in Douglas County earlier this month. Troopers say 36-year-old Russell R. Roberts of Reno was hit by several vehicles before he died on the roadway. More>>

Combating Human Trafficking Video included

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Sex trafficking is something most of us would like to believe doesn't happen where we live. But it does. Right here in Reno, girls as young as 11 are being forced to sell themselves for sex. More>>

President Obama Speaks on Iraq, Missouri Video included

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President Barack Obama spoke about the situations in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, after meeting with top aides on both trouble spots. More>>

Nevada Group Begins Push for Gun Background Checks

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A Nevada state senator, a church pastor, a former Las Vegas sheriff and a women's shelter official launched a signature-gathering drive to put a gun purchase background check initiative on the 2016 statewide ballot. More>>

NDOT Installs Steel Mesh Along Mt. Rose Highway Video included

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It is normal to see cars along the Mt. Rose Highway, but not a helicopter. This week, Nevada Department of Transportation is using one to help in road construction near the summit. More>>

Report: Food Bank Clients Struggle With Decisions Video included

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Sixty-nine percent of northern Nevadans seeking food assistance from the Food Bank of Northern Nevada struggle with the decision of whether to purchase food or pay for utilities, according to the Hunger America 2014 report. The study, released today, was conducted by the Food Bank of Northern Nevada in partnership with Feeding America. More>>

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