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Your Cup of Tea? WCSD Adds New Consent Video to High School Sex-Ed

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Sex education in Washoe County School District has been a hot topic for a few years, and Tuesday the Board of Trustees added a video to S.H.A.R.E. (Sexual Health and Responsibility Education) classes in high schools. The video uses offering someone a cup of tea as an analogy for asking for consent.

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Reno 1868 FC's Musovski Named Player of the Week

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After starting and capping off a thrilling comeback in Portland, Reno 1868 FC forward Danny Musovski has been named USL Player of the Week.

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Bottom Road Area In Fallon Closed Due To Sinkhole

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 The 4000 block of Bottom Road in Fallon has been closed due to the discovery of a sinkhole, Churchill County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Judge Rules Against Plan To End DACA Video included

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.

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Two Dallas Police Officers Shot And Critically Wounded In Texas Video included

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UPDATE: Dallas Air One has confirmed that the suspect involved in the shooting of two Dallas police officers on Tuesday is now in custody.

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Reno Turns 150, Tickets Available For Biggest Little Birthday Video included

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There will be a celebration for Reno's sesquicentennial birthday on Wednesday, May 9 at Greater Nevada Field.

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Nevada Student Sues School For Violation Of Free Speech Video included

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An 8th grade student is suing Kendyl Depoali Middle School for violating his First Amendment right to free speech.

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Nevada Loses to Saint Mary's 11-6

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The University of Nevada (21-16) baseball team surrendered two big innings in its 11-6 non-conference loss to Saint Mary’s College (22-17).

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Washoe County Votes to Dismiss Appeal, Move Forward on Housing Development Video included

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The Lemmon Valley area is set to get more than 200 new homes if a planned development moves forward, but residents in the area are fighting it, saying it will make their homes less safe.

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WCSO, Waste Management Team Up to Combat Illegal Dumping Video included

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A neighbor reported an illegal dump site along the foothills in East Reno last month. This weekend, an inmate crew with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office will clean it up.

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Suspect Arrested After Trying to Attack People at Hostel; Caused Thousands Worth of Damage to Windows Video included

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A man is in jail after trying to attack people at the Morris Burner Hostel Monday night. He was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and destruction of property. 

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Bear Gets Trapped and Destroys Inside of Truck, Owner Speaks Out Video included

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The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is stressing the importance of locking up vehicles at night as bears are out and about this time of year. South Lake Tahoe deputies said that bears are "very adept" and can even unlock cars to look for food.

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City Of Sparks Files Injunction Against Dermody Way Property Owners After Fires Video included

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The City of Sparks is filing an injunction after several fires started on three abandoned properties on Dermody Way. Since December 2016 the City has filed 19 notices of violation for dangerous conditions at the property.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Road Closure Video included

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The Nevada Department of Transportation will temporarily close the Reno-Tahoe International Airport loop to the I-580 north off-ramp on Tuesday night until Wednesday morning.

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Church Shooting In Nigeria

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A gunmen open fired at a church in Nigeria and killed 19 people, CNN reports. Armed men stormed the church early Tuesday morning and killed two priests along with 17 church members.

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WCSD Approves Addition to Current High School SHARE Program Video included

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The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved an addition to the current high school SHARE program. 

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Fallon Police Investigate Burglary at Little Caesar's Pizza Video included

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Fallon Police need your help finding a man who burglarized a Little Caesar’s Pizza on West Williams Avenue early Sunday morning.   

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UNR Earthquake Engineering Lab Holds Bridge Seismic Stress Test Video included

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The University of Nevada's earthquake engineering lab tested how a large bridge would withstand a quake on Tuesday.   

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Golden Tampon Drive Will Help Women Living In Transition Video included

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It's not something we get often loud about, but women need certain hygiene products every month - and they cost a lot of money.  

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Crews Contain Small Fire East of Sparks Near Wadsworth Video included

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Fire crews say open burning in a ditch caused a small fire east of Sparks towards Wadsworth.

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Governor Sandoval Mourns Death of Former Nevada Lawmaker Video included

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Governor Brian Sandoval is mourning the death of former Nevada legislator Dean Rhoads.

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Health District Identifies Recalled Kratom Products in Washoe County Video included

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Local health officials are asking for your help in stopping a Salmonella outbreak related to the herbal product - kratom.  

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FDA Cracks Down on Juul E-Cigarette Popular in Schools

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Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. 

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Bond Revoked for Suspect in Nashville Waffle House Attack Video included

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A Nashville judge has revoked the bond of a man accused of killing four people at a Waffle House restaurant.  

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Wolf Pack Set for at Least Seven National TV Appearances in 2018

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The Nevada football team will play on national television at least seven times as the initial broadcast schedule from the Mountain West was announced Tuesday.

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Stocks Extend Slide, Dow Drops as Much as 600 Points Video included

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Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street as big technology and industrial companies take heavy losses. 

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Senators Delay Confirmation Hearing for VA Nominee Ronny Jackson Video included

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A Senate committee says it has delayed Wednesday's confirmation hearing for Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs. 

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Washoe County to Start Annual Mosquito Abatement Video included

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Beginning Wednesday, the Washoe County Health District will start spraying areas throughout the Truckee Meadows to curb the hatching of mosquitoes.  

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Three Finalists Named for Western Nevada College Presidency

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The three candidates will visit the Western Nevada College community on May 1-3.  

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President Trump, President Macron Hold Joint News Conference Video included

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During the joint press conference, the two presidents discussed issues such as North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal and Syria. 

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Washoe County Deputies Investigating Possible Attempted Kidnapping in North Valleys Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping of a young teenager in North Valleys.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Saturday Video included

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Thousands of communities across the country will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day later this week. 

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Shooting in Reno Damages Multiple Cars, No Victims Video included

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Reno Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning. 

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Man Hospitalized After Shooting in Sparks Near Prater Way Video included

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A Sparks man is recovering in the hospital after a shooting at F and 18th Streets early Monday evening. 

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Waste Management Still Seeing Lots of Wrong Items in Recycling Video included

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It's been a few years since Waste Management started single stream recycling in the Reno area, but they say they are still seeing a lot of things put in those bins that shouldn't be there. Channel 2 got a little refresher course on what you can and can't put into the single stream recycling bin. Spoiler alert: plastic bags.

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Toronto Van Rampage Suspect Appears in Court Video included

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A judge in Canada has ordered the 25-year-old man suspected of plowing a van into pedestrians in north Toronto detained on 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 of attempted murder.

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Nevada Marijuana Sales in February Continue to Outpace Projections

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State officials say February was another good month for marijuana sales in Nevada.  

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Authorities: Suspect Fires Gun at Scene of LA House Fire Video included

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Firefighters responding to a house fire in Los Angeles were forced back after hearing gunshots ring out Tuesday morning. Police report at least one person was dead.

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Spokesman: George H.W. Bush is Eager to Get Well, Go to Maine Video included

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Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath says 93-year-old former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. The 41st president is being treated at Houston Methodist Hospital for an infection that's spread to his blood.

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For The First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

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For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service - 27 pages worth of them, in fact.  

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Police Arrested Two Suspects After Attempted Burglaries Video included

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Police arrested two males who attempted to burglarize a Reno business two times. 

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UNR Students Debate Free Speech on Campus Video included

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Every spring the UNR Debate Team holds a public debate on a timely topic. This year that topic was freedom of speech on college campuses.

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Wilbur D. May Arboretum Spring Clean-Up Day Video included

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The Wilbur D. May Arboretum staff and May Arboretum Society will be coming together with the Rail City Garden Center and News Talk 780 KOH this weekend for their annual spring clean-up day at the Arboretum.

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Wildfire in Inyo County, California 100% Contained

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CALFIRE says a wildfire burning south of Reno in Inyo County is now 100% contained. 

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Washoe County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit Grows by One, Thanks to Generous Contribution from Nonprofit Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office will swear in a special, new officer in May, as their K9 Unit grows from eight officers, to nine. This was only made possible with a generous contribution from Washoe County K9 Partners. 

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Sound The Alarm Campaign Comes To Northern Nevada Video included

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During the three installation events, the Northern Nevada Office plans to install 600 alarms, volunteers will customize evacuation plans and share education information. 

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New Roundabout At State Route 88 Could Reduce Crashes and Save Lives Video included

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NDOT will be closing part of the intersection on State Route 88 and Centerville Lane in Douglas County for 10 days, starting April 23. Daytime single lane closures will start on April 23 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a pilot car alternating directions of traffic through the intersection.

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Maddie's Pet Project Ceremony At Nevada Humane Society Video included

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On Thursday, April 26, Maddie's Pet Project will be launching at the Nevada Humane Society. The new initiative is designed to save the lives of homeless pets in Nevada.

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Governor Sandoval Encourages Nevada To Support Denim Day Video included

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People across the nation will be wearing denim to raise awareness of sexual assault on Wednesday, April 25.

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Trail Season Begins, with Mishaps and Warnings Video included

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The great weather over the weekend brought out the hikers, and some first responders. What you need to know before you hit the trail…

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Nashville Waffle House Shooting Suspect Arrested Video included

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Police say the suspect in the shooting that killed four at a Waffle House in Nashville was armed when they arrested him.

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Marshalls to Open Store in Susanville Later This Week Video included

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Marshalls says it will open a new store in Sierra Shopping Center in Susanville this Thursday. 

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Caltrans Releases Roadwork Schedule For Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released a report on Friday with a schedule for roadwork happening in the Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County areas. The full report can be viewed here.

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Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee to Update Community on Housing Video included

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The Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee is scheduled to hold its annual housing meeting in Kings Beach on April 28th. Topics will include impact fees and new housing options.

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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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