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Tsunami Warning Triggered By Powerful Earthquake Cancelled

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The National Tsunami Center has canceled a tsunami warning that was triggered by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Alaska.

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El Dorado County Sheriff's Office Identify Missing Man

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The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help as they search for a missing man who fell down an irrigation conduit pipe on Monday. Deputies responded to the area and have been unable to locate the missing person.

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Lake Tahoe Trailheads See More Burglaries Than Normal for Winter

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office wants to warn people visiting the Lake Tahoe/Mount Rose Summit area has had more vehicle burglaries than normal in recent weeks, and they believe it may have to do with more people enjoying the outdoors with such a mild winter season.

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Reno Police Department Welcomes New Recruits

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After going through hundreds of applicants, the Reno Police Department has hired on 11 new recruits to add onto their police force.

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Local Teachers Win Mini-Grants

Keith Squires, CCSF board member and retired school administrator, awarding the mini-grant certificate to Kathy Zuber, fourth grade teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary. Keith Squires, CCSF board member and retired school administrator, awarding the mini-grant certificate to Kathy Zuber, fourth grade teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary.
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The Carson City School District, on behalf of the Carson City Schools Foundation, is has announced the 10 winners of $200 mini-grants. The competitive process garnered nearly 30 applications from district educators. 

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REMSA: Hypothermia and Frostbite Signs to Recognize

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With the area finally seeing some more winter weather this week, REMSA officials are reminding people to be prepared for anything, during the colder temperatures. So far this winter, REMSA has only responded to about five calls regarding hypothermia and frostbite. Fortunately, that number is down from around 19 this same time last year. But, officials say that is no reason to be lax about winter weather preparedness. 

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WCSD Officials: So Far, Flu Season "Typical"

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This has been a particularly bad flu season, and schools are now back in session, which can feel to parents like sending their kids into germ incubators. However, according to Washoe County School District officials, this cold and flu season has been about what they expect every year in schools.

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Injury Crash on NB I580 Near Plumb Causing Delays

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Traffic is backed up, and drivers are experiencing delays.

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Congress Votes to End Federal Government Shutdown; Bill Heads to Trump Video included

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Congress has approved a bipartisan agreement to re-open the federal government after a three-day partial shutdown. The House approved the bill, 266-150, hours after the Senate backed it, 81-18.

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Determining How Snow Days Will Affect the School Year Video included

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The winter season has arrived, and with it the possibility of canceling school due to hazardous weather conditions. 

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of States in Waters Rule Lawsuit

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The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of states in a multi-state challenge to President Obama’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.

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Nevada's Report Card on Highway Safety Video included

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A new report has come out identifying the states that do the best, and the least for highway safety. Where does Nevada rank?

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Reno Police Identify Motorcyclist Killed After Crashing Into Ambulance Video included

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Reno Police have released the name of the 50-year-old motorcyclist who died after crashing into an ambulance on Saturday morning. 

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Free Flu Vaccine Clinic This Tuesday in Reno Video included

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Flu season is hitting Washoe County full force and health officials say getting a flu vaccine is critical to protecting Nevadans' health.  

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DOC: Prison Inmate Escapes From Work Camp North of Las Vegas Video included

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Authorities are searching for a state prison inmate who escaped from a work camp north of Las Vegas this past weekend. 

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Nevada Wolf Pack #23 in Associated Press College Basketball Poll Video included

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The Nevada Wolf Pack is ranked #23 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll. 

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Official: Mississippi Pilot Killed in Plane Crash Near Utah State Line Video included

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Snowy weather hampered the search and attempts to reach the wreckage on the east slope of the mountains southeast of Harrison Pass.

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Vermont Governor Signs Recreational Pot Bill With 'Mixed Emotions'

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Gov. Phil Scott has privately signed Vermont's recreational marijuana bill into law "with mixed emotions." 

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CHP: Woman Killed, Reno Man Injured in Highway 395 Crash Near State Line Video included

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The California Highway Patrol says a woman died in a head-on crash on Highway 395 south of the Nevada/California state line this past Saturday.

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U.S. Orders Extra Air Cargo Screening for Flights From Mideast

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U.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism.

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Emergency Official: Five Missing After Oklahoma Rig Explosion

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An emergency official says five people are missing after an explosion at a drilling rig in eastern Oklahoma. 

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Sullivan Lane, Prater Way Closure Starts Monday

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The Regional Transportation Commission is planning to close Sullivan Lane at Prater Way for traffic signal pole work starting Monday.

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Local Woman Wins Sweepstakes To Learn About Heritage Video included

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Local woman wins sweepstakes and gets to go overseas to learn about her culture.

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Nevada Shelters Rescue Homeless Cats from Wildfire Affected Areas

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The Nevada Humane Society and the SPCA of Northern Nevada are teaming up  to save homeless cats and help the overcrowding of the shelters in Ventura, California.

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Man Left with Life Threatening Injuries after Suspected Hit-and-Run Sunday morning Video included

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Authorities say they are investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash that occurred Sunday morning.

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Washoe County Sheriff's Office Seeks Public's Help in Identifying a Burglary Suspect Video included

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The suspect allegedly broke into a car at a trail head and stole credit cards. The credit cards have since been used. 

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Sparks Police asking for Public's Help with Luggage Theft at the Nugget Casino

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Sparks Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect involved in the theft of luggage at the Sparks Nugget Casino. 

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Reno Fire Dept. Hosts a Free Physical Agility Test for the Public Video included

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The Reno Fire Department is preparing for their recruitment of firefighters in February by holding a free physical agility test. Their goal is to help interested local citizens increase their chances of passing the physical agility portion of the recruit test. 

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Wilbur D. May Museum's New Exhibition: Hall of Heroes Video included

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The Wilbur D. May Museum is unveiling its latest interactive exhibition called Hall of Heroes. They say the family-friendly exhibition celebrates and explores the history and science behind some of our culture's favorite superheroes. 

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REMSA Free Car Seat Installation and Inspection Checks Video included

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REMSA is offering free car seat installation and inspection check points as part of its Point of Impact community outreach program throughout 2018. 

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Reno's 2nd Annual Women's March Saturday

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Reno will join cities around the country to participate in the 2nd annual Women's March through part of downtown.

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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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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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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 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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