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  • Crews Close Road Because of Power Line

    Crews Close Road Because of Power Line

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:57 PM EST2018-01-19 00:57:52 GMT

    The Reno Fire Department says McCarran Boulevard will be closed from Mayberry Drive to 4th Street, due to the possibility of a power pole toppling over.

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    The Reno Fire Department says McCarran Boulevard will be closed from Mayberry Drive to 4th Street, due to the possibility of a power pole toppling over.

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  • House Passes Temporary Budget

    House Passes Temporary Budget

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-01-19 00:50:35 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.      

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.      

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Homeless Seeking Warmth and Shelter Cause Abandoned Structure Fires Video included

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Four major fires, each inside abandoned buildings, happened in just in the last 30 days. In each one of these cases, the Reno Fire Department says a homeless person looking for warmth and shelter, started a fire that gets out of control.

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Crews Mop Up After Fire in South Reno Near South Meadows

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Crews are mopping up after a fire in south Reno past South Meadows Parkway. Southbound South Virginia Street remains closed at South Meadows Parkway.

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California Couple Plead Not Guilty to Torture of 13 Children Video included

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The parents of 13 children and young adults have pleaded not guilty in a California court to numerous charges that they tortured and abused the siblings for years.

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New Downtown Reno Mural to Feature Pets

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The group bringing a dog park to the ReTRAC Plaza in downtown Reno has announced the artist who will paint the mural at it. 

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High Winds, Winter Storm Expected Thursday and Friday Video included

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A strong to moderate winter storm will impact our region Thursday through Friday with a winter storm watch up for the Sierra. 

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Investigation Underway After Fire at Old Bishop Manogue Building in Reno Video included

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An investigation is underway after a fire broke out at the old Bishop Manogue building on east McCarran Blvd. near Mill Street in Reno early Thursday morning.  

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Reno Mayor to Give 'State of the City' Address Thursday Night Video included

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve is scheduled to give her State of the City address on Thursday night at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.

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Congress OKs Foreign Surveillance Program, Goes to President Trump Video included

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The Senate and House have passed the FISA reauthorization bill. It now goes to the White House for President Trump's signature.

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University Police Services to Address Alcohol, Traffic Violations

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University of Nevada Police plan to crack down on alcohol-related offenses and traffic violations with funding from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety. 

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Police: Threat to SLT High School on Social Media Unfounded

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Police say a threat to South Tahoe High School found on social media earlier this week turned out to be unfounded. 

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Small Injured Puppy Recovering at Nevada Humane Society

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The Nevada Humane Society is currently caring for a 32 ounce puppy after she was found fighting for her life. 

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Lawyer: O.J. Simpson is Golfing A Lot, Will Stay in Las Vegas

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O.J. Simpson's lawyer says Simpson isn't planning to move from Las Vegas to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison. 

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President Trump Teases Potential Government Shutdown at Pentagon Visit Video included

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During a morning visit to the Pentagon on on Thursday, President Trump alluded to a possible government shutdown as Democrats and Republicans continue to dispute funding of the federal government. 

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Someone 2 Know: Bret Simmons Video included

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After flunking out of college, joining the military and moving across the country several times, UNR professor Bret Simmons says he has learned to face challenges head on and believes it is vital to success.

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No Nevada Cities Make the Cut for Second Amazon Headquarters

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No Nevada locations are on the short list of cities still in the running for a new Amazon headquarters. The online retailer released a list of 20 finalists for its second headquarters on Thursday.

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Police: 5 Dead, 1 Injured in Helicopter Crash in Northern New Mexico

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Authorities say five people have died and one was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in northern New Mexico.

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Hundreds of Seagulls Pose Threat to Airport Safety Dispersed From Wetlands Video included

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Winter migration brings more birds to our area, annually. But this year, an increase in seagulls, specifically, can be seen at the wetlands near the SouthEast Connector project site. 

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Design for WCSD School Bathrooms Distributed to Subcontractors Video included

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The Washoe County School District is standing by its design choice for bathrooms in new schools.

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WCSD Asks Public for Feedback on Budget Video included

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The Washoe County School District hosted one of five public forums on e-funding priorities of the district.

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Suspected in LCSO Crash Video included

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A deputy surviving a recent crash with just minor injuries an act of divine intervention - that's what the Lyon County Sheriff is saying after fears of carbon monoxide poisoning. 

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Two People Survive Hard Landing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport Video included

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Two people survived hard landing at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. 

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'Achieve Tahoe' Helps Disabled Veterans Learn to Ski Video included

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At Alpine Meadows Wednesday, disabled veterans got the chance of a lifetime to try something that many of them never thought they would ever do again.

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How Republicans Plan to Turn Nevada Red in 2018 Video included

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It wasn't long ago that the political strategy was all about finding a common message that appeals to the broadest audience possible. Now, it's the opposite: find out what individuals care about and then target micro-messages directly to them. The Republican machine is taking this to heart this campaign season, but they're doing it in a very old-fashioned way: canvassing neighborhoods.

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Prepping for Thursday's Wind Storm Video included

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Wind damage is common around here, and with wind gusts expected to top 50mph Thursday, there's a few things you can do to prepare. 

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Apple Warehouse in Reno Video included

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Apple Inc. held a groundbreaking on a new warehouse on Evans Avenue in Reno on Wednesday. Governor Brian Sandoval, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve attended the event.

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How the Sky High Stock Market Affects You Video included

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Even if you have no money invested, the stock market does impact you. How a record breaking high-altitude Dow is affecting your bank account…

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NDOT: Guardrail Replaced Along I-80 After Semi-Truck Crash Near Keystone Video included

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Nevada Department of Transportation says eastbound I-80 at Keystone Avenue has reopened to traffic after an earlier crash involving a semi-truck. 

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Reno Police Identify Driver Fatal Crash on McCarran Blvd., Talbot Lane Video included

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Reno Police have identified the driver who died after his white Volvo SUV hit a wall on south McCarran Blvd. at Talbot Lane on January 8th. 

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Community Forums Set to Discuss School District Funding Priorities

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The Washoe County School District will hold five community forums to share information about the expected budget shortfall, the community budget survey, and to hear community input. 

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Carson City Deputies Seek Woman in Business Crime Case

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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding woman in an alleged crime that occurred inside a Carson City business last month. 

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Walmart Offers Way to Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

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Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. 

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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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  • Channel 2 News Web Poll

  • What is your favorite fun winter activity?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Sledding
    4%
    3 votes
    Skiing
    10%
    9 votes
    Snowboarding
    2%
    2 votes
    Ice Skating
    1%
    1 vote
    Staying Home Away From the Cold
    83%
    71 votes
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