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Crash on I-580 Near Moana Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol says there is a crash on I-580 near the Moana exit. NHP says the crash happened at about 4 pm. 

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Brush Fire Near Conestoga Mobile Home Park in Wadsworth Video included

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Truckee Meadows Fire Department says there was a brush fire near the Conestoga Mobile Home park in Wadsworth.

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Weather Service Launches New Heat Risk Tool Video included

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Similar to the air quality chart, we now have several different categories when it comes to heat. There are five different levels going from zero in green which means no risk to 4 in magenta being a very high risk and impacting lots of people.

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Gov. Sandoval Signs Bill Requiring All Nevada High Schools to Offer Dual Credit

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Governor Sandoval has signed a Senate bill into law now requiring all Nevada high schools to provide dual-credit opportunities to students. 

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Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Double R Blvd. in South Reno Video included

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Police say one driver died in a crash on Double R Boulevard on Sandhill Road Wednesday afternoon in south Reno.

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Area Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

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The Washoe County Health District says the air quality is currently unhealthy for sensitive groups.

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Analysts Say GOP Health Bill Leaves 51 Million Uninsured in 2026 Video included

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The Congressional Budget Office says an estimated 51 million people under age 65 would be uninsured in 2026 under the latest version of the House Republican health care bill.

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Governor Sandoval Signs Bill Extending Statute of Limitations for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse Video included

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Governor Sandoval has signed an Assembly bill into law that extends the statute of limitations for child victims of sexual abuse. 

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Iowa Cubs Defeat Reno Aces

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The Iowa Cubs defeated the Reno Aces Wednesday afternoon from Principal Park by a score of 5-0.

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Sparks Police Arrest Man in Child Sexual Assault Case

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Sparks Police say they have arrested a 25-year-old Sparks man in a child sexual assault case.

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Governor Sandoval Signs Bill Banning Sexual Abuse of Animals Video included

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Governor Sandoval has signed an Assembly bill into law banning the sexual abuse of animals, which wasn’t covered under existing law.

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Nevada Department of Agriculture Urges Residents to Vaccinate Horses

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The Nevada Department of Agriculture is urging residents to vaccinate their horses against the West Nile Virus.

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Extra Caution Recommended Outdoors This Holiday Weekend

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As northern Nevada begins to think about lighting grills, launching kayaks in the river and playing at the park, local authorities are putting out warnings. 

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Secret Witness Offers Reward for Suspect in Traner Pool Vandalism Case

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Secret Witness is now offering a $1,000 reward for the man wanted in connection with the Traner Pool vandalism case.

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Secretary Mnuchin Says Spending Cuts Forced 'Hard Choices' in Budget

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending the aggressive spending cuts in President Donald Trump's budget. He says the "costs of excessive government commitments" has "forced us into hard choices." 

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Rollover Crash Near Kingsbury Grade and Foothill in Gardnerville Video included

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Nevada Highway Patrol says Kingsbury Grade was temporarily closed on Tuesday night after a rollover crash.

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Campers Await Chick-fil-A to Open in South Reno Video included

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The first Chick-fil-A location in northern Nevada is scheduled to open early Thursday morning. Several people camped outside the restaurant up early Wednesday in hopes of winning free chicken for a year.

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CHP Reopens Portion of I-80 East of Floriston After Motorcycle Collision

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California Highway Patrol has re-opened a portion of I-80 east of Floriston after a motorcycle collision Wednesday morning. 

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Police Arrest Fifth Suspect Near Manchester in Connection With Bombing Video included

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British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying.

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Suspected Suicide Bomb in Indonesia's Capital Kills Policeman, Injures 4 Video included

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Police say a suspected suicide bomb blast near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital has killed a policeman and injured four other officers.

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Graco Recalls 25,000+ Car Seats

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Graco Children’s Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.

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Precautionary Boil Water Order in Spanish Springs and Bridle Path Area Video included

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A precautionary boil order is in effect for Spanish Spring residents who are customers of the Great Basin Water Co.

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Local Veterinary Hospital Seeing Seasonal Increase in Coyote Attacks Video included

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Sierra Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center says they see one-to-three coyote attacks a week this time of year.

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Nevada Lawmakers Consider Giving Rights Back To Felons Video included

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Two bills are making their way through the state legislature that would give felons the right to vote and serve on juries in both civil and criminal cases.  SB125 and AB181 have already passed their house of origin, and could pass the other chamber by Friday. 

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President Trump, Pope Francis Meet at Vatican Video included

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The Vatican says after a visit by President Donald Trump that it is hoping for "serene collaboration" with the United States to help migrants and provide health care and education in the U.S.

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Maplewood Stables Offers Free Horse Handling & Safety Clinic Video included

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Maplewood Stables holds a free first responders horse handling and safety clinic every six months in hopes that it will help horse owners, and first responders when evacuation is required. They believe teaching people how important it is to have an evacuation plan and what to do will help save lives.

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Sparks Police Seek Two Missing Men Who May Be in Pyramid Lake Area

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Sparks Police need your help finding two missing men who may be in the area of Pyramid Lake.

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Nevada Assembly Passes Solar Energy Consumer Rights, Fees

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Members of the Nevada Assembly are giving bipartisan support to one arm of the Democratic majority's push to make solar energy more accessible. 

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Carson Nugget Casino to Hold Job Fair This Week

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Carson Nugget Casino is holding a job fair this Thursday in the Sierra Room on the main floor.

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REMSA Ride-Along for National EMS Week Video included

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'Always in Service' is the theme for the 2017 National Emergency Medical Services Week. With a profession in saving lives, EMTs and paramedics are never truly off-duty.  KTVN's Elizabeth Olveda was able to ride-along with two REMSA employees who have 36 years of experience, combined.

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Eldorado Resorts Opens Family Medical Center Video included

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How does getting medical care without leaving work sound to you? Seeing a doctor will soon be very convenient for thousands of northern Nevadans.

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Three Bills Progress Through Nevada Legislature Video included

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Three bills are now headed to Governor Sandoval for his signature.

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WCSD Approves Final Budget, Taking Feedback on School Lunch Policy Video included

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Washoe County School Board of Trustees is holding a public hearing on its upcoming budget and are also scheduled to discuss its school lunch policy.

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Lake Tahoe Prescribed Fire Operations Continue This Week Video included

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The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team says that if conditions are favorable, operations may take place near Sugar Pine Point, Glenbrook, Lower Kingsbury Grade, Ski Run Boulevard, Fallen Leaf Lake and Meyers.

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Sparks Police Seek Missing, Suicidal Man Video included

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Sparks Police are asking for help finding a suicidal, 74 year-old man who went missing earlier this month.

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Sparks Police Seek Woman Missing Since May 4th

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Sparks Police need your help finding 24-year-old Chastity Renee Valencia, who was last seen on May 4th. 

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Teen

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The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a missing teen from Fernley.

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