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25-Acre Wildfire Burning Near Eagle Peak Area

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Sierra Front is reporting a 25-acre wildfire burning in the Eagle Peak area, southwest Wadsworth.

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Rocky Fire in Pershing County Over 1,600 Acres, 50% Containment Video included

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BLM Fire officials are calling the wildfire the Rocky Fire. As of 4:30 p.m., it has burned 1,613 acres and is 50% contained.

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One Male Dead After Early Morning Shooting in Galena Area Video included

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Officials say shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, 2018, deputies responded to the area of White Cedar Drive and Galena Meadows Road on the report of a shooting that had just occurred. 

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Conventions Keep Reno-Tahoe Busy Video included

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Conventions happen all the time in Reno, and they're a major contributor to getting people to the Reno-Tahoe area, but more specifically getting people to stay in hotel rooms.

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Truckee Duckee Derbee Makes Its Return Video included

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This year, the Truckee Duckee Derbee returned to the River Ranch Lodge in Tahoe City after the rubber duck races were cancelled last year due to high water conditions. 

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Sparks Police Make a Sweet Stop at 6-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand Video included

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The kindergartner received a ton of business after the Sparks Police Department dispatch called out a lemonade stand over the radio. 

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Shots Fired Inside midtown bar, The Loving Cup Video included

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They say there were two or three uninvolved people struck by shrapnel. There were no serious injuries reported and the victims were treated on scene by REMSA.

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Former Sparks Fire Chief Andy Flock Passes Away Video included

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Current Sparks Fire Chief Chris Maples tells us that the former Sparks Fire Chief Andy Flock passed away Saturday. 

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Democrats Vow to 'Fight Back' in Midterm Election Video included

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Democrats gathered at the Grand Sierra Resort, Saturday, for the 2018 Nevada State Democratic Party Convention.

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Life Changes Boutique Grand Opening Video included

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Two women, Lisa Moore and Myree Townsend wanted to create a place for men and women to have access to job readiness apparel for free. 

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Crews Contain Wildfire in Dayton

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Lyon County Sheriff's Office says fire crews have contained a brush fire of 2 to 3 acres in the Dayton area. 

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WCSD Senior Wins Honda Fit for Perfect Attendance Video included

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Bill Pearce Courtesy Honda awarded a new car to a graduating senior from Washoe County School District on Saturday. 

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2 Acre Wildfire Contained on Topaz Park Road in Topaz Lake Area Video included

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Officials say a wildfire that was burning on Topaz Park Road in the Topaz Lake area is now controlled.

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Aces Hold Off Vegas

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Christian Walker and Socrates Brito’s back-to-back home runs in the top of the fifth inning pushed Reno past Las Vegas Friday night, 5-4. Walker’s home run was his fourth in the last eight games and his ninth of the season. Brito’s solo-blast was his eighth. 

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99th Reno Rodeo, 8th Performance Results

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The grandstands were speckled with varying shades of pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Night. The brighter the pink, the tougher the cowboy or cowgirl! The evening kicked off with an exhilarating round of bareback. Zach Brown of Red Bluff, Calif. took the best score of 81. .

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Lane Closure On I-80 At SR-267 Closed Due To Vehicle Fire Video included

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The California Highway Patrol in Truckee reports that the right hand lane on I-80 eastbound at SR-267 is closed due to a vehicle fire. They said the 188A exit is also closed until further notice. There were no injuries reported. CHP - Truckee More>>

El Dorado County Reports West Nile Virus Found In Bird Video included

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UPDATE: El Dorado County health officials report a second bird found in the El Dorado Hills area that has tested positive for West Nile virus on June 13.

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TMFPD Green Waste Collection Day Video included

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The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is hosting their Green Waste Collection Day on Saturday at two different locations. They will be giving Washoe County residents a chance to reduce the risk of wildfires in their community and to dispose of dry and dead vegetation, shrubs and tree branches from their homes.

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Crash Near Center and Sixth Streets, Lane Closures

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Two northbound lanes and one westbound lane is closed at the intersection of Center Street and Sixth Street. Officials on scene said there were no injuries. The roads should reopen as soon as tow trucks arrive to clear the scene.

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Josh Hall Transferring to Missouri State

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Josh Hall is no longer on the Nevada Wolf Pack Men's Basketball team's roster, getting the team down to it's maximum of 13 scholarship athletes.

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Senator Cortez Masto Holds Roundtable At Our Center Video included

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Senator Catherine Cortez Masto held a roundtable at Our Center on Wells Avenue on Friday morning. After a tour of the facility, Senator Masto sat with local leaders and advocates of the LGBTQIA+ community and discussed their experiences with discrimination in housing, healthcare and the workforce.

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Full Containment on Upper Colony Fire Expected By Wednesday Video included

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UPDATE: Authorities say the 1,202-acre Upper Colony Fire in Smith Valley is now contained and all resources have been released. 

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Several People Arrested For Drug Charges In Carson City Video included

Ryan Moffett. Courtesy of Carson City Sheriff's Office. Ryan Moffett. Courtesy of Carson City Sheriff's Office.
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The Carson City Sheriff's Office reports several people were arrested on drug related charges on Thursday.

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Rafting Companies Open Thanks to Lake Tahoe Water Releases Video included

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An increase in water being released from Lake Tahoe has the Truckee River flows at a level high enough for rafting companies to open for the summer season.

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ACLU Hosts Open House Video included

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The ACLU of Nevada held an open house at their Reno office today.  The goal was to educate citizens about how to make their voices heard on the current immigration situation.

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House Passes Farm Bill, Includes Work Requirement for SNAP Beneficiaries Video included

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A bill that covers farm and food policy is moving forward in Washington. 

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Fire Breaks Out in South Reno Near McCarran Blvd., Greensboro Drive Video included

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An investigation is underway after a small brush fire broke out near McCarran Blvd. and Greensboro Drive in south Reno early Friday afternoon.

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Winnemucca Man Held On $11,000,000 Bail For Child Pornography Video included

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The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office reports they arrested a Winnemucca man for use of a child in producing pornography. Robert Wilson, 44, was charged with 44 counts of use of a minor in producing pornography or as a subject of sexual portrayal in performance.

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Nevada Basketball Meets Their Purrfect Match Video included

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The Nevada Men's Basketball players raised awareness for foster kittens from the SPCA of Northern Nevada this week. They met on campus at the University of Nevada in between practice to chat about animal rescue, pet adoption and volunteering. 

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Man Sentenced To Two Life Terms For Child Lewdness Video included

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The Washoe County District Attorney's Office reports that a man was sentenced to two life terms in prison on Wednesday. 34-year-old Alexander Jensen of Sun Valley was charged with two counts of lewdness with a child.

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Progressives Urge Group to Pull AG Jeff Sessions Invite Video included

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A coalition of progressives in Nevada upset with the Trump administration's immigration policy is urging a national association of school-based law enforcement officers to withdraw its invitation to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak at a school safety conference in Reno next week. 

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House Passes Bipartisan Legislation on Opioids Video included

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The House on Friday voted 396 to 14 to send the Senate more than 50 bills aimed at tackling the opioid crisis, which is claiming more than 115 lives each day in the U.S. 

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Authorities Seek Man Who Disappeared From Parole in December Video included

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The Division of Parole and Probation wants you to be looking out for a man who disappeared from parole in December.  

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Kendall Stephens to Play for Orlando Summer League Team

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University of Nevada senior Kendall Stephens has signed to play for the Orlando Magic’s summer league team. The 6'7" sharp shooter earned third-team All-Mountain West honors this past season.  

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U.S. Seeks 15,000 Beds to Detain Immigrant Families Video included

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement has issued a notice that it may seek up to 15,000 beds to detain immigrant families.  

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Nevada Gaming Commission Approves License for Remote Casino

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The Nevada Gaming Commission has approved a gaming license for a casino in a northern Nevada town of 27 people. 

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President Trump Holds Immigration Event in Washington, D.C. Video included

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President Trump appeared with "angel families" - U.S. citizens whose loved ones were lost due to crimes committed by people in the country illegally. 

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President Trump Threatens 20% Tariffs on EU Cars

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President Donald Trump is threatening to slap a 20% tariff on cars from the European Union. 

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One Killed, Three Hurt in Shooting at Southern California Strip Mall

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Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a Southern California strip mall, killing one man and injuring three other people.  

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Man Faces Prison Time After Failing to Register as Sex Offender Video included

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The Washoe County District Attorney’s Office says a registered sex offender faces up to five years in prison after failing to register in accordance with Nevada law.

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Things 2 Do This Weekend! Video included

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We have a weekend jam, or should i say honey, packed with a bunch of amazing events for everyone from the sci-fi fans to those that love duckies! 

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Online Sales Tax Ruling Could Bring $30 Million More to Nevada Video included

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Nevada's top tax official says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday allowing states to require more online retailers to collect sales tax could bring in an extra $30 million a year for Nevada.

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President Trump to Visit Las Vegas on Saturday for GOP, Sen. Heller Events Video included

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President Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday to headline the Nevada Republican Party's annual convention and appear at a fundraiser with Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller. 

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Annual 'Give 2 Live' Blood Drive Next Month in Reno Video included

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Our annual ‘Give 2 Live’ blood drive is coming up next month. This is the first year the blood drive is scheduled for two days.

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Washoe County Deputies Arrest Man After Short Pursuit Video included

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Washoe County Deputies say a man is in custody after a short pursuit north of Reno late Thursday night. 

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Supreme Court Adopts New Rules for Cellphone Tracking

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The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones. 

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Body Cam Footage Shows NHP Troopers Saving Man From Car Fire in Las Vegas Video included

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Two Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers saved a man from a violent car fire and it was all caught on their body cameras.  

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Mormon Crickets Swarm Land Near Winnemucca Video included

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The Nevada Department of Agriculture does not expect the Mormon cricket population to be too high, this year, but it is reminding the public to report infestations.

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RFD Responds To Possible Hazmat Situation At Ponderosa Hotel

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The Reno Fire Department (RFD) reports they responded to a possible hazmat situation at the Ponderosa Hotel on Thursday night. They were receiving complaints of a pepper spray odor from people on the third floor.

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Annual Holly Quick Memorial Video included

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The families and friends of people killed in violent crimes had a chance to honor their loved ones tonight. Every year, the community gathers at the Holly Quick Memorial to remember the lives lost. A plaque at the Sparks Marina commemorates the victims.

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Local Disaster Response Demonstrations Video included

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People got a look at how local emergency crews response to disasters and how they, too, can be prepared for the worst. Firefighters, police officers and other first responders held a number of demonstrations down at city plaza on Thursday, including water rescues and extrication crashes.

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Sparks Finishes Drain Project to Help Prevent Flooding Video included

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When the next major rainstorm causes flooding in our region, the City of Sparks will be a lot more ready to handle it. That's thanks to the completion of the North Truckee Drain Realignment Project, celebrated with a ribbon cutting Thursday.

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First Look into Blockchains, LLC Facility at TRIC Video included

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Blockchains, LLC is one of our most recent neighbors to move in to the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center.  Many may remember the Southern California-based company bought a large part of the last remaining land in the center, this January.

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More Conservative Immigration Bill Fails, Vote on 'Moderate' Bill Delayed Video included

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House Republican leaders abruptly postponed voting on a compromise immigration measure amid ongoing infighting between conservative and moderates. Congressman Mark Amodei released a statement about the more conservative measure that was voted down on Thursday.

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Reno Fire Crews Save Home After Spotting Smoke From Atop City Hall Video included

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Reno firefighters were holding a rappelling demonstration when they spotted smoke in the area of Cannan Street.

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Smith's Food And Drug Job Fair

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The Smith's Food & Drug store off Baring Boulevard in Sparks will be hosting a job fair on June 26 and 27.

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Polaris Announces New Distribution Center in Fernley Video included

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Polaris Industries Inc. says it plans to build a new 475,000 square-foot distribution facility in Fernley. 

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Official: Pentagon Agrees to House Migrant Children Video included

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A defense official says the Pentagon has agreed to provide housing on military bases for up to 20,000 migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Wayback Burgers is Coming to Reno! Video included

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Wayback Burgers is comin’ to Reno! We’re working to get more details, but for now we can report that the burger place is “coming soon” to Meadowood Mall. 

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State Appeals Court Reinstates California's Right to Die Law

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A state appeals court has reinstated - at least for now - California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.

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Koko, the Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Dies at 46 Video included

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Koko the gorilla who mastered sign language, raised kittens and once playfully tried on the glasses of the late actor Robin Williams, has died. She was 46.

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Someone 2 Know; Jevon Rowden Video included

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For many fitness trainers, it's all about the blood, sweat and tears but local gym owner Jevon Rowden says he would rather see the members he works with - get stronger from the inside out.

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Fernley Man Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison in Felony Hit & Run Case Video included

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The Washoe County District Attorney's Office says a Fernley man faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty last week in a hit & run crash case.

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Inmate Dies at Northern Nevada Correctional Center

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The Nevada Department of Corrections says an inmate died this week at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City. 

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Sandbag Clean-Up Events in Swan and Silver Lake Areas This Month Video included

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Washoe County and several other organizations are asking for volunteers for a sandbag clean-up event in the Swan and Silver Lake areas later this month.

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New Vehicle Liability Insurance Minimums Effective July 1 Video included

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Drivers who carry the current minimum coverage will see a premium increase with the higher limits.  

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Free Assistance Offered to Smokers Who Want to Quit Video included

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A recent study shows the rate of Americans who smoke has fallen to about 14 percent, nationally.  In Washoe County, that number sits at about 10 percent of adults. While those numbers are an improvement, the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health is looking to lower them, even more. The Nevada Tobacco Quitline is a free and convenient way to help smokers who want to quit--do just that.

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Food Bank of Northern Nevada Announces Summer Volunteer Events Video included

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The Food Bank of Northern Nevada says registration is now open for three upcoming summer volunteer events. 

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Judge Jails Former Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Ahead of Trial Video included

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A federal judge has ordered former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort ahead of his trial, citing recently filed obstruction charges.

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President Trump: Michael Cohen No Longer My Personal Lawyer Video included

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President Trump on Friday claimed that Michael Cohen is not his lawyer, as Cohen faces a federal investigation related to his business dealings. 

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Attorney General Sessions to Address School Resource Officers in Reno

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak at the National Association of School Resource Officers conference in Reno later this month. The event is not open to the public.  

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Authorities Seek Inmate Walkaway From Near Sparks City Hall Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Sparks Police need your help finding an inmate who walked away from a work crew on Tuesday morning.  

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