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Lightning Strikes Injure 14 in Calif.

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Lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, authorities said. More>>

Friends and Family Rally to Help Sick Reno Resident

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38-year-old Danny Utu was diagnosed with congestive heart failure in May of 2014, and told that his heart was functioning at just 10%.
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Northern California Wildfire Destroys 10 Homes

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Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
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Charles Russell Art Fetches Millions in Reno Auction

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Some 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million. More>>

Drought Takes Toll on Boating at Tahoe

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The drought is taking a toll on boating and rafting around Lake Tahoe. More>>

Benches Clearing Brawl Overshadows Aces 7-3 Win

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In a game punctuated by two benches-clearing incidents, the Reno Aces defeated the Albuquerque Isotopes, 7-3, to even up the four-game series at one win apiece.
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Small Plane Crash on Pyramid Highway

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Authorities are investigating after a small plane crashed on Pyramid Highway the morning of Saturday, July 26th. More>>

Chemical Spill Closes Highway 395 in Mono County

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The California Highway Patrol and Mono County Sheriff's Office report that a chemical spill has closed a portion of Highway 395.
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Community Rallies Around Ousted Superintendent

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It was standing room only at the McKinley Arts and Culture Center in west Reno this morning as the community gathered to show support of ousted Superintendent Pedro Martinez.
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Whittemore Fighting Prison Order

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Lawyers for former Nevada developer and political power broker Harvey Whittemore are asking a federal appeals court to allow him to stay out of prison until his appeal is decided. More>>

Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission Hosts Christmas in July Event Video included

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We may be five months early, but the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission (RSGM) was full of Christmas cheer on Friday, and it helped brighten the day of more than 600 people facing tough times. More>>

Art Project Attempts to Raise Money for Local Parks

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Friday, the city of Reno kicked off Parking for a Purpose at Moana Springs Recreation Complex.  More>>

Aces Fall to Isotopes 16-7

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The Albuquerque Isotopes put on an offensive display on their way to a 16-7 win over the Aces Friday night at Aces Ballpark.  More>>

WCSD Issues Statement After Pedro Martinez Files 2 Lawsuits Video included

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Hours after ousted superintendent Pedro Martinez filed two lawsuits against the Washoe County School District and Board of Trustees, Board President Barbara Clark sent out a statement Friday evening. More>>

Downtown Businesses and Casinos Get Ready for Hot August Nights Video included

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Local businesses are getting ready for an event-packed week in the Reno-Sparks area. Between Hot August Nights, the Barracuda Championship golf tournament and Artown, there's a lot to choose from. More>>

Pedro Martinez Files Lawsuits Against WCSD, Trustees Video included

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Channel 2 News has learned that Pedro Martinez has filed two lawsuits against the Washoe County School District and the Board of Trustees. More>>

Things 2 Do! Video included

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It’s a multi-cultural weekend here in Northern Nevada. From country music in Yerington to new age music at UNR, and from the Pride celebration in Wingfield Park to fire dancers in downtown Reno, and the funk of James Brown, it's all in our Things 2 Do list!
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Voluntary Water Restrictions Start Monday Video included

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Starting on Monday the Truckee Meadows Water Authority will ask residents to voluntarily reduce their outdoor water use by 10%. More>>

France to Host Meeting on Gaza Cease-Fire Talks

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More than a half-dozen foreign ministers including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will hold a meeting in France to press for a cease-fire in Gaza. More>>

Mayberry Drive Reconstruction Moves Forward Without Roundabout Video included

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The Regional Transportation Commission says it has scrapped part of a plan involving reconstruction near Mayberry Drive in Reno. More>>

Former Nevada Lawmaker Sentenced to California Prison

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A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.  More>>

Sheriff: 300 Homes Burned in Washington State Wildfire

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A sheriff in Washington state says a massive wildfire has burned 300 homes, double the number previously estimated. More>>

Dutch Safety Board: 1st 'Factual Findings' Soon in Ukraine Crash Video included

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The Dutch Safety Board leading the international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says it expects to publish "initial factual findings" soon. More>>

Latino Leaders Roundtable Meeting Saturday in Reno

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Local Latino leaders are holding a public roundtable community meeting Saturday morning in Reno, and you are invited to join the conversation. More>>

GOP Officials Criticize BLM at House Hearing

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Local and federal Republican elected officials criticized the BLM's handling of the armed April standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, blaming tensions on heavy-handed actions by the agency's law enforcement officials. More>>

Black Box From Air Algerie Flight is Found

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One of the black boxes from the Air Algerie flight that crashed in northern Mali is in the hands of French troops today and officials aren't ruling out any possible cause. More>>

House to President Obama: No Troops to Iraq Without Our OK

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The House has overwhelmingly passed a resolution barring President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained combat role" without congressional approval. More>>

'Parking for a Purpose' Art Project Aims to Raise Money for City Parks

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To complement Artown, the City of Reno’s Parking for a Purpose project will collect donations for Parks, Recreation, and Community Services maintenance. More>>

House Votes to Limit Tax Credit for Immigrants

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The House has passed a bill that would gradually increase the child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes. More>>

NDOT Temporarily Suspends Mt. Rose Highway Work for Events

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The Nevada Department of Transportation will temporarily suspend major construction work on the Mt. Rose Highway and other state road projects during Hot August Nights and Reno-Tahoe Open events for easier travel. More>>

Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. More>>

Reno VA Hospital Holds Community Meeting To Discuss Potential Kirman Avenue Closure Video included

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The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno is trying to keep its patients safer by closing off a portion of a major street, but many residents in the area voiced their concerns at a community meeting on Thursday. More>>

2 Hurt, $2 Million Damage in South Tahoe Hotel Fire Video included

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Fire officials at South Lake Tahoe are investigating the cause of a blaze that did more than $2 million damage to a two-story hotel on Ski Run Boulevard and sent two people to the hospital. More>>

Water Main Break Closes Two University of Nevada Buildings

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Two University of Nevada buildings remain closed as crews investigate why a water line broke on campus early Thursday morning. More>>

Electronics Recycling Company Zloop Expanding to Northern Nevada

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An electronics recycling company is expanding to Northern Nevada and will soon move their corporate headquarters to the region.. More>>

Swauger Fire Near Bridgeport 100% Contained Video included

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A lightning-sparked brushfire burning north of Bridgeport, California is now 100% contained.
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Washoe County Sheriff's Boat Sinks Off Shore in Lake Tahoe

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Washoe County deputies are figuring out what caused one of the agency’s boats to sink off shore in Lake Tahoe. More>>

Cleanup Continues in Douglas County After Weekend Flooding

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County road crews are continuing to clean up in several parts of Douglas County after a storm caused flooding there last Sunday. Data is also being collected to be presented to county commissioners. 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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