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Remembering the Legend of Snowshoe Thompson Video included

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Outdoor enthusiasts and local history buffs gathered in South Lake Tahoe today, for the 18th annual Snowshoe Thompson Ski & Snowshoe Celebration.

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Auction Aims to Provide Stable Homes for Horses Video included

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The Bureau of Land Management hosted their latest wild horse auction Saturday at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

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Congress Releases Democratic Response to GOP Memo Video included

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Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance abuses in FBI's Russia probe.

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UN Approves 30-Day Cease-Fire in Syria

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The United Nations Security Council voted to approve a 30-day cease-fire in Syria Saturday.

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NHP: Pyramid Highway Reopens After Single-Vehicle Crash Video included

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The Nevada Highway Patrol says that Pyramid Highway has reopened near Pyramid Lake, after a serious crash closed both lanes Saturday morning.

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Burglary Victims Needed to Help Identify Possible Stolen Property Video included

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Detectives are asking anyone who has recently been the victim of a burglary in the Reno, Sparks or Washoe County area to help identify the items.

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RFD Responds to House Fire in Damonte Ranch Video included

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The Reno Fire Department is investigating a house fire that displaced three people Friday night. 

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'Pleasant Fire' in Inyo County Now 95% Contained Video included

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The Pleasant Fire burning north of Bishop in Inyo County is now 2,070-acres and 95% contained Friday evening.

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Washoe County Still Spending Money to Manage 2017 Floodwaters

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If you drive out to Lemmon Valley, you'll find a lake there now, filled up during the flooding of 2017.

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Nevadans at Odds Over Teachers Carrying Guns

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Many Nevadans agree with President Trump's proposal that teachers be allowed to carry guns in their classrooms, saying it will deter people from carrying out a mass shooting. 

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Snow Totals From Thursday and Ski Forecast

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Thursday was a busy weather day with several inches of snow falling in our North Valley’s as well as south of Pyramid Lake.  This was a unique storm that gave the north side of town a lot of snow and the south side hardly anything. 

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CHP: Snow May Have Caused Fatal Rollover South of Bridgeport

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The California Highway Patrol says snow may be to blame for a fatal rollover crash on Highway 395 south of Bridgeport early Friday morning.

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WCSD Releases Statement on Proposed Walkout Events

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The Washoe County School District released a statement on Friday on proposed walkout events.

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Man Arrested in Connection With Crash That Killed Teen Girl in Reno Video included

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Reno Police say a man was arrested Thursday in connection with a crash that killed a 15-year-old girl back in June. 

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Reno Police Say Woman Killed During Shootout Provoked Firefight Video included

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Reno Police have released additional details on a shooting that killed a woman near Dick Taylor Memorial Park earlier this month. 

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Crews Rescue Two Skiers Lost Near Heavenly Ski Resort Video included

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says crews rescued two men who got lost while skiing at Heavenly Ski Resort Thursday night. 

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Homecoming for Reno's David Wise on Hold Due to Travel Plan Changes

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Monday's homecoming celebration for Reno's David Wise is now on hold due to changes in travel plans.

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Things 2 Do This Weekend Video included

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Looking for some-Thing 2 Do this weekend? We've got you covered! 

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Former Trump Adviser Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in Russia Probe Video included

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A former top adviser to the Trump campaign pleaded guilty Friday in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. It comes one day after Paul Manafort was indicted on new charges.

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Car Hits Barrier Near White House, Causing Lockdown Video included

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The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle "did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex." 

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NV Energy: 2,250+ Customers Without Power in Lyon County

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NV Energy says more than 2,250 customers are currently without power in Lyon County.  

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President Trump Holds Press Conference With Australian Prime Minister Video included

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President Trump answered questions alongside Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in his first official press conference since before the Parkland shooting last week.

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Douglas County Authorities Say Additional Plane Pieces Found Video included

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says pieces from a plane that crashed on Monday in Minden have been found by a drone. 

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'Beers 4 Bottles' Event Encourages People to Recycle Glass Bottles

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Great Basin Brewing is teaming up with a non-profit aimed to get people to recycle and reuse their glass bottles.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Announces Plan to Improve School Safety Video included

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Florida's governor is proposing a three-point plan to prevent gun violence that includes banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21 in the wake of a mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school.  

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Roads Cleared After NHP Responds to Multiple Incidents Thursday Video included

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The Nevada Highway Patrol says it handled a large number of crashes in the Reno area on Thursday. 

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NHP Driving Lesson: How to Not Crash in Icy Conditions Video included

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Northern Nevada saw dozens of crashes, including a 34-car pileup, due to Thursday's winter storm. So Channel 2 got a little "crash" course on winter driving from the Nevada Highway Patrol.

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Rollover Crash Temporarily Closes Road in Sparks

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Authorities say no one was hurt after a rollover crash on La Posada Drive near Benedict Drive in Sparks early Friday morning. 

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Many Are Unhappy With School Delays Video included

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Heavy snow in parts of the region forced the Washoe County School District to delay the start of class by two hours, Thursday.

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Bundy to Speak to Independent American Party of Nevada Convention

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Southern Nevada rancher and state's rights activist Cliven Bundy has agreed to give the keynote speech on Friday at the Independent American Party of Nevada's state convention in Sparks.

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U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to Open in May 2018

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed off on the security plan for the new embassy on Thursday.

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Missouri Gov. Indicted on Invasion of Privacy Charge

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The indictment alleges the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman without her consent during an extramarital affair in March 2015, before he was elected. 

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University Offering Free Medical Clinics in March and April

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is offering Northern Nevadans free medical care during their Student Outreach Clinics in March and April.

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Technology Companies Seeking Local Talent for New Jobs

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A local technology and service company is continuing to grow here in Reno. 

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Threats Towards Northern Nevada Schools Alarm Parents in Wake of Deadly Florida Shooting

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Just this week, schools have investigated multiple threats surrounding schools across northern Nevada. 

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It's OK to Use Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Again, U.S. Panel Says

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FluMist is the only spray-in-the-nose vaccine on the market. It was first licensed in 2003 and is approved for healthy people ages 2 to 49.  

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WCSD Kindergarten Registration Begins for 2018-2019 School Year

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The Washoe County School District is registering kindergartners for the 2018-2019 school year. Any child who will be five years old on or before Sept. 30, 2018 may enroll in kindergarten for the upcoming school year.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Seeks Runaway Teen Boy Video included

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The Carson City Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a 17-year-old runaway. 

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  • Admirers salute Billy Graham as motorcade crosses N Carolina

    Admirers salute Billy Graham as motorcade crosses N Carolina

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-02-25 01:18:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
  • Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned

    Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-02-25 01:18:37 GMT
    (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy.More >>
  • Students: More gun control needed after school shooting

    Students: More gun control needed after school shooting

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-02-25 01:18:28 GMT
    (Charles Trainor Jr/The Miami Herald via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School bus driver Pearlie Corker, gets a hug at the school as some teachers return for the first time since the shooting, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Corker arrived...(Charles Trainor Jr/The Miami Herald via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School bus driver Pearlie Corker, gets a hug at the school as some teachers return for the first time since the shooting, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Corker arrived...
    Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. Some say it isn't enough.More >>
    Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. Some say it isn't enough.More >>
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