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    Tesla Prepares Site Near Reno, But Still Evaluating Other Factory Locations

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:38:48 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other locations. In a statement, Tesla says it broke ground on the site in June, and adds that it will decide on the final location for the $5 billion factory in the next few months.More >>
    Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other locations. In a statement, Tesla says it broke ground on the site in June, and adds that it will decide on the final location for the $5 billion factory in the next few months.More >>

Persons of Interest Identified in Shots Fired Case in Sparks

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Police say they have identified two persons of interest in a case involving shots being fired at a full-size pickup truck earlier this month in Sparks. More>>

Deputies Find Girl Walking Along Highway 50; Mother Will Not be Charged

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Lyon County Deputies say a 3-year-old girl found walking along Highway 50 early Thursday morning just wanted to go to the park. More>>

Mid-Year Construction Report for Reno Released

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A look at the future of a local industry...that's been at the heart of both our boom and bust. How things stand today...and for the future.


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Lyon County Deputies Warn of Phone Scam Involving IRS

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is reporting telephone scams involving people claiming to be IRS agents. Victims have reported to Lyon County deputies they received phone calls from a male subject claiming to be from the IRS. More>>

AB Donors Urgently Needed at United Blood Services

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United Blood Services of Reno is in urgent need of AB Plasma donors. AB Plasma is the universal plasma blood type meaning all hospital patients can receive an AB Plasma transfusion when plasma is required on a moments notice to save lives. More>>

U.S. Warns Against Traveling to Ebola-Hit Countries Video included

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U.S. health officials are warning Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. More>>

U.S. Stocks Plunge, Wiping Out July's Gains

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U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 317 points, or 1.9%, to close at 16,563 Thursday. More>>

Barrett-Jackson Auction Brings in Thousands of Spectators

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Barrett-Jackson is dubbed as the world’s greatest collector car auction and it is going on in Reno for the next few days at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. More>>

Elko Police Investigate Man's Death

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The Elko Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was found beaten in his home Wednesday morning. More>>

NDOT U.S. 395 Project South of Gardnerville to Start Sunday Evening

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The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin a project to construct turn pockets for enhanced safety and mobility on U.S. 395 south of Gardnerville on August 3. More>>

USDA Overhauls Decades-Old Poultry Inspections

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The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. More>>

NDOW: Fruit Trees May Bring Bears

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The Nevada Department of Wildlife is warning residents to pick fruits off their trees so they don't attract bears. More>>

Panasonic, Tesla to Build U.S. Battery Plant

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American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs. More>>

Saddle-Trained Horses Available for Adoption in Douglas County

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The BLM and the Nevada Department of Corrections are holding a special wild horse adoption event at the Western States Wild Horse and Burro Expo in Gardnerville on Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. More>>

Divided House Abandons Vote on Border Bill

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The House has abandoned a vote on legislation to address the immigration crisis on the border after tea partyers withdrew their support in a dispute over a separate measure on deportations. More>>

Nevada Taxable Sales Up 8% in May

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Nevada's taxable sales rose 8% in May compared to the same month a year ago, but sales and use tax collections are lagging behind projections for the current fiscal year by about one-half of a percent. More>>

U.S. Jobless Aid Applications Rise to 302,000

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More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels. More>>

Investigators Say They Reach Ukraine Crash Site

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The fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, but that hasn't kept an international team of investigators from reaching the debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More>>

Sparks Police Looking For Suspects in Early Morning Robbery

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Sparks Police are looking for three men they say robbed another man early Thursday morning. More>>

Many Nevadans Prepare To Apply For Medical Marijuana Business Licenses Video included

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Medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to the Silver State soon, and many potential business owners who want to grow and sell medical marijuana have been waiting for the upcoming application process. More>>

Western Elko County Wildfire 20% Contained

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A 1,400 acre wildfire burning in western Elko County is currently 20% contained. The Bootstrap Fire started just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday between the Rossi and Meikle Mines in western Elko County. More>>

Several Area Back-to-School Supply Drives Announced

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A few organizations are holding back-to-school supply drives to help area children. More>>

Immunize Nevada Holding Back to School Immunization Clinics

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Immunize Nevada is holding several upcoming immunization clinics to help get kids ready to go back to school.
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